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    Pastor among 6 killed in Burkina Faso church attack

    Reuters . Dakar | Updated at 12:54am on April 30, 2019

    Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, authorities said, the first attack on a...

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    Sudan leaders, army agree on joint council

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    Sudan’s protest leaders and army rulers agreed Saturday to establish a joint civilian-military ruling council, a major breakthrough in talks between the two sides over...

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    Bashir’s Islamist allies pelted with rocks in meeting

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    Assailants hurled rocks at leading members of Sudan’s top Islamist party on Saturday at a meeting in Khartoum, injuring 32 of them, a party official...

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    Sudanese protesters keep up campaign

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 02:57am on April 27, 2019

    Thousands of Sudanese protesters performed the weekly Muslim prayers outside army headquarters on Friday, a day after vast crowd of demonstrators flooded Khartoum to demand...

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    Sudan protesters pledge ‘million march’ for civil rule

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Sudanese protest leaders raised the pressure on the country’s army rulers on Wednesday, threatening a general strike and calling for a million-strong march to demand...

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    10 dead, 30 children hurt as Nigeria cop rams car into crowd

    Agence-France-Presse . Nigeria | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    Ten people were killed and more than 30 injured when a policeman rammed his car into a group of children during an Easter procession in...

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    Sudanese militia commander waits in wings after president ousted

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 24, 2019

    When Omar Hassan al-Bashir wanted protection from rivals during his long rule as president of Sudan, he turned to Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo, a commander of...

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    Heavy clashes in southern suburbs of Libyan capital

    Reuters . Tripoli | Updated at 12:43am on April 21, 2019

    Heavy clashes broke out in the southern districts of the Libyan capital Tripoli on Saturday, with shelling audible in the city centre, residents said, as...

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    Sudan investigating Bashir

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 21, 2019

    Sudan’s public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without legal...

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    Sudan protesters to unveil civilian ruling body

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 20, 2019

    Sudanese protest leaders have announced plans to unveil a civilian body to take over from the ruling military council as demonstrators thronged Friday outside army...

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