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Evacuation starts in four besieged towns in Syria

Evacuation starts in four besieged towns in Syria

Rebels and pro-government forces swapped prisoners and detainees on Wednesday as part of a major evacuation deal reached under the mediation of Qatar and...
Putin calls tougher North Korea sanctions senseless, warns of 'global catastrophe'

Putin says U.S.- Russia ties worse since Trump took office

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the levels of trust between Moscow and Washington have deteriorated since U.S. President Donald Trump took office. Asked about relations...
Trump to press other nations to do more at UN General Assembly

Trump plans to move ahead with Nigeria planes sale: sources

President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing forward with plans to sell up to a dozen aircraft to Nigeria’s air force for the fight against...
Outrage as sex-scandal hit Bill Cosby performs first gig

Americans seek removal of Cosby books after sex assault charges

Bill Cosby’s “Little Bill” children’s book series landed on a list of 10 books Americans most often asked librarians to remove from shelves, last...
UN chief calls for restart to Western Sahara talks: document

UN chief calls for restart to Western Sahara talks: document

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for new talks over the long-running Western Sahara dispute, saying the negotiations should include proposals from both Morocco...
UN launches $313m fund for Libya

UN condemns violence by vigilante group in Ghana

The UN on Monday condemned the recent violence by Delta Force, a vigilante group affiliated to the governing New Patriotic Party (NPP) in Ghana,...
Tight security in Egypt after deadly twin church bombings

Tight security in Egypt after deadly twin church bombings

Tight security measures were imposed in Egypt on Monday following twin bombings at Coptic Christian churches that killed dozens and were claimed by Islamic...
Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44: Ministry of Health

Palm Sunday bombings of Egyptian Coptic churches kill 44: Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health on Monday said that no fewer than 44 people were killed in bomb attacks on the symbolic cathedral seat of...
UN chief calls for restart to Western Sahara talks: document

UN condemns terror attacks on Egypt’s churches

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres and the Security Council have condemned Sunday’s bombings of two Coptic churches in Tanta and Alexandria, Egypt. The attacks killed no...
Kenya’s apex bank warns citizens of Ponzi schemes comeback

Kenya’s apex bank warns citizens of Ponzi schemes comeback

The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) on Friday warned of pyramid schemes in the country masquerading as savings and credit societies. The entities are taking...