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Somali Minister Resigns Over Arrest of Former Al-Shabab Leader

Somalia federal Minister for Public Works Abdifitaah Ibrahim Geeseey has resigned over the arrest and exclusion of a former al-Shabab ...

Two Killed in Attack in Rwanda, Near Border with Burundi

KIGALI, RWANDA - At least two Rwandan civilians were killed and eight injured when attackers set fire to three passenger ...

Army Chief to visit Tanzania, Kenya

New Delhi [India], Dec 16 (ANI): Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat will visit Tanzania and Kenya ...

Executive's Arrest, Security Worries Stymie Huawei's Reach

BEIJING, CHINA - While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition ...

Injured Vernon Philander to miss first Test against Pak

London [UK], Dec 16 (ANI): South Africa fast bowler Vernon Philander is likely to miss the first Test of their ...

US Says Airstrike in Somalia Killed 8 Militants

The U.S. military said it conducted an airstrike Saturday in Somalia, killing at least eight al-Shabab militants. No civilians were ...

Zimbabwe NGOs Worry Government Could Close Them

HARARE - Human rights organizations and opposition parties in Zimbabwe fear the 'old days' are back after the government this ...

US Orders non-Emergency Staff Out of Congo Before Election

KINSHASA - The U.S. State Department said on Saturday it had ordered non-emergency government staff and family members of government ...

Cameroon Frees English Speakers Accused of Separatist Activity

YAOUNDE - More than 100 people in Cameroon, who had been arrested for attempting to create an English-speaking state, were ...

US Immigrant Detentions, Accusations of Rights Violations Rise

WASHINGTON - A growing number of immigrants in the United States are being incarcerated in detention centers for increasingly extended ...

Nigerian Military Bans, Lifts Ban on UNICEF Within Hours

The Nigerian military lifted a ban on UNICEF activities in the northeast of the country hours after suspending the agency ...

INS Sunayna makes another arms haul, five rifles seized

Kochi (Kerala) [India], Dec 15 (ANI): Indian Naval Ship Sunayna, an Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) of the Southern Naval Command ...

'Young Miracle:' Baby Recovers from Ebola in Congo Outbreak

JOHANNESBURG - They call her the 'young miracle.' A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment center just six ...

UN investigates systematic sexual violence across South Sudan

Widespread and systematic sexual violence across South Sudan, just a few months after the country's top two politicians signed a ...

CAR's anti-Balaka militia quits disarmament efforts

Two militia groups involved in bloodshed in Central African Republic said on Friday they were withdrawing from a disarmament programme ...

Zimbabwe to release election shooting probe next week

Zimbabwe's president Emmerson Mnangagwa said on Friday that a report probing deadly election violence when soldiers opened fire on protesters ...

SANDF sends more engineers to sort out Vaal River contamination

The number of South African National Defence Force (SANDF) specialised engineers deployed to find solutions to the contamination of the ...

UN Rights Chief Calls for End to Pre-Election Violence in DR Congo

GENEVA - The U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, has condemned the latest eruption of violence against opposition ...

Ethiopia moving troops from Eritrean border amid new peace

Ethiopian military officials say they are moving troops away from the border with Eritrea, months after the former rivals made ...

Urgency of Climate Talks Seen in Coal Plants, Ice

WARSAW, POLAND - As politicians haggle at a U.N. climate conference in Poland over ways to limit global warming, the ...

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Freed Cameroonians Ask for Release of Separatist Leaders

YAOUNDE - Barely 24 hours after being released from detention centers, some of the people accused of fighting for the ...

Somali Minister Resigns Over Arrest of Former Al-Shabab Leader

Somalia federal Minister for Public Works Abdifitaah Ibrahim Geeseey has resigned over the arrest and exclusion of a former al-Shabab ...

Two Killed in Attack in Rwanda, Near Border with Burundi

KIGALI, RWANDA - At least two Rwandan civilians were killed and eight injured when attackers set fire to three passenger ...

Army Chief to visit Tanzania, Kenya

New Delhi [India], Dec 16 (ANI): Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Bipin Rawat will visit Tanzania and Kenya ...

Executive's Arrest, Security Worries Stymie Huawei's Reach

BEIJING, CHINA - While a Huawei executive faces possible U.S. charges over trade with Iran, the Chinese tech giant's ambition ...

Injured Vernon Philander to miss first Test against Pak

London [UK], Dec 16 (ANI): South Africa fast bowler Vernon Philander is likely to miss the first Test of their ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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