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Violent clashes rage south of Libya's Tripoli

Heavy artillery fire could be heard from the city center as the most intense fighting took place since May 6, when the holy Muslim month of Ramadan started

Heavy artillery fire could be heard from the city center as the most intense fighting ...

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Violent clashes rage south of Libya's Tripoli

Funeral ceremonies for ebola victims are carried out in sanitized conditions, with ...

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High-security Ebola burials spark dismay, anger in DR Congo

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack

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Gunmen kill 19 at fish market in northeast DR Congo

Sudan plays a key role in the regional interests of Saudi Arabia and its allies

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Saudi Arabia deposits $250M in Sudan's central bank

The two sides have already agreed on several issues, including a 3-year transition period ...

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Sudan protesters insist on civilian head for new governing body

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte says he urged Libyan strongman Khalifa Haftar to ...

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Libya's Haftar tours Rome and Paris amid military stalemate

Saray Khumalo reaches the 'roof of the world' in her fourth attempt after 3 previous bids ...

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First black African woman makes landmark Everest summit

The chief of Sudan's ruling military council, General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, announces ...

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Sudan protesters vow to press on after talks suspended

The main suspects are all from the Marrakech region near the site of the killings, which ...

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Suspected jihadists back in dock over murder of 2 Scandinavian women

'We identified a number of reform issues that we needed to address, we are now going to ...

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South African president vows to speed reforms after election win