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Algerians flood streets to mark protest movement's first birthday

Protesters have called on Algerians to mobilize to 'disqualify the system's agenda of self-renewal and to lay the foundations for a new republic'

Protesters have called on Algerians to mobilize to 'disqualify the system's agenda of ...

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Algerians flood streets to mark protest movement's first birthday

A United Nations panel delivers a damning indictment of 'predatory and unaccountable ...

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South Sudan citizens 'deliberately starved' by warring parties – U.N.

'Countries should be wary of authoritarian regimes with empty promises. They breed ...

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Pompeo closes Africa tour with warning about China's 'empty promises'

Billions of desert locusts, some in swarms the size of Moscow, have already chomped their ...

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Locust swarms arrive in South Sudan, threatening more misery

'The weakest people fell to the ground. Some were injured and others were crushed to ...

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Niger stampede kills 20 at handout for refugees

'The arms embargo is being violated systematically and this is going to feed the fighters ...

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EU agrees on naval mission to stop Libya arms flow

The Sudan Revolutionary Front and Khartoum representatives sign a deal to keep ...

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Sudan rebels, gov't extend peace talks for 3 weeks

The main contention is the number of states in Sudan, which the rebels say can 'cause ...

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South Sudan rebels reject president's peace compromise

(UPDATED) Authorities say most of the deaths were caused by inter-ethnic violence in the ...

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40 killed in attacks in restive central Mali