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Arrests announced as death toll rises in Ethiopia attack

The ensuing chaos kills two and injures more than 150 people and marred an event meant to build public support for Abiy's ambitious reform agenda.

The ensuing chaos kills two and injures more than 150 people and marred an event meant to ...

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Arrests announced as death toll rises in Ethiopia attack

People in Bazoule share their pond with more than 100 of the razor-toothed creatures.

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Sacred snappers: The village where crocodiles are welcome

(3rd UPDATE) President Emmerson Mnangagwa is evacuated successfully, says his spokesman

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Blast rocks Zimbabwe president's rally, VP injured

(3rd UPDATE) The health minister says 154 people were injured and another had died, ...

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One dead, scores injured in grenade blast at Ethiopia PM's rally

'The problem of wars is difficult to solve, as is the problem of the persecution of ...

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'Invest wisely' in migrants' home countries, says Pope Francis

Khalifa Haftar announces the offensive to recapture the terminals after a week of clashes ...

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Libya strongman's forces say key oil ports recaptured

The official scope of the talks is broad but analysts say the outcome remains unclear ...

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South Sudan foes meet after 2 years

A Zimbabwe newspaper says the country's 94-year-old ex-ruler 'slipped out of the country ...

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Mugabe in Singapore for health check – report

(UPDATED) The suspected Boko Haram jihadists also fire rocket-propelled grenades into the ...

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Suicide blasts in northeast Nigeria kill at least 31 – official, local militia

A Spanish government spokesman says, every migrant 'will know if he has refugee status, ...

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Spain doesn't rule out sending Aquarius migrants back