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    More than 130 killed in Mali massacre as UN visits

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 02:23pm on March 24, 2019

    More than 130 people were killed in an attack on a Fulani village in central Mali on Saturday, the United Nations said, as a delegation...

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    110 killed in Mali attack

    Reuters . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 01:42am on March 24, 2019

    Gunmen killed at least 110 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack in recent times in a...

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    Mozambique cyclone Idai death toll exceeds 400

    Reuters. Beira, Mozambique | Updated at 06:12pm on March 23, 2019

    The death toll in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has jumped to 417, Land and Environment Minister Celso...

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    Algerians stage new mass protests against Bouteflika

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers | Updated at 12:58am on March 23, 2019

    Thousands of Algerians staged massive street demonstrations Friday, a month since ailing president Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s bid for a fifth term sparked a protest movement that...

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    Mozambique death toll at 217 after cyclone

    Reuters . Mozambique | Updated at 02:00pm on March 21, 2019

    The death toll after a powerful cyclone in Mozambique stood at 217 and around 15,000 people still needed to be rescued, the minister of land...

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    Aid agencies struggle to rescue Mozambique cyclone victims

    Agence France-Presse . Beira, Mozambique | Updated at 12:00am on March 21, 2019

    International aid agencies raced Wednesday to rescue survivors and meet spiralling humanitarian needs in three impoverished countries battered by one of the worst storms to...

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    Death toll from Mozambique, Zimbabwe floods exceeds 300 as UN boosts aid

    Agence France-Presse . Beira | Updated at 11:01am on March 20, 2019

    The death toll from a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique and Zimbabwe rose to more than 300 on Tuesday as rescuers raced against the clock...

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    Rescuers race to save marooned

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

    Rescue workers in Mozambique were racing against time to pluck people off trees and rooftops Tuesday after a monster storm reaped a feared harvest of...

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    Over 1,000 feared dead in Mozambique storm

    Agence France-Presse . Beira | Updated at 12:32am on March 19, 2019

    More than a thousand people are feared to have died in a cyclone that smashed into Mozambique, while scores have been killed and more than...

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    32 dead in DRC train derails

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 12:00am on March 19, 2019

    Thirty-two people were killed and 91 others injured when a freight train carrying stowaways derailed in DR Congo overnight, officials said on Monday, updating an...

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