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1,400 saved in Med as Italy sees record migrant arrivals

1,400 saved in Med as Italy sees record migrant arrivals Mon, 28 Nov, 2016

Rescuers saved some 1,400 migrants off the coast of Libya on Monday as Italy announced a record number of people arriving this year after crossing the Mediterranean, authorities said.
Donors pledge 2 billion euros for Central African Republic

Donors pledge 2 billion euros for Central African Republic Thu, 17 Nov, 2016

 International donors promised 2.06 billion euros ($2.2 billion)for the Central African Republic on Thursday, seeking to cement a recovery from three years of sectarian strife that has left the country dependent on United Nations peacekeepers.
UN warns of mass atrocities in South Sudan

UN warns of mass atrocities in South Sudan Wed, 16 Nov, 2016

 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning of a "very real risk of mass atrocities" in South Sudan and that peacekeepers deployed in the war-torn country will not be able to stop such a bloodbath.
UN says 75,000 children in Nigeria risk dying in 'months'

UN says 75,000 children in Nigeria risk dying in 'months' Tue, 15 Nov, 2016

The United Nations warned Tuesday that 75,000 Nigerian children risk dying in "a few months" as hunger grips the country's ravaged northeast in the wake of the Boko Haram insurgency.
Supermoon delights world's star gazers in full moon, eclipse combination

Supermoon delights world's star gazers in full moon, eclipse combination Mon, 14 Nov, 2016

 From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its way across the skies on Sunday and Monday.
Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters surrender in Chad

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters surrender in Chad Sat, 12 Nov, 2016

Hundreds of Boko Haram fighters and their families have surrendered in Chad in the past month, security and U.N. sources said, in a sign the military campaign against them is making headway.
Tragedy on Mediterranean for migrants forced to sail at gunpoint

Tragedy on Mediterranean for migrants forced to sail at gunpoint Thu, 03 Nov, 2016

At least 110 migrants are feared drowned after they were forced at gunpoint to set sail from Libya, while many more may have died in a separate shipwreck, survivors said Thursday.
South Africa watchdog report increases pressure on president

South Africa watchdog report increases pressure on president Wed, 02 Nov, 2016

South African President Jacob Zuma faced growing calls to resign on Wednesday after the release of a state report that found possible evidence of corruption at top levels of a government whose leader has been enmeshed in scandal.
At least 60 killed as fighting surges in South Sudan

At least 60 killed as fighting surges in South Sudan Mon, 17 Oct, 2016

At least 56 rebels and four government troops were killed in heavy weekend clashes in northeastern South Sudan, in a worrying surge of violence in the world's youngest nation.
UN warns of increasing violence as tensions rise in South Sudan

UN warns of increasing violence as tensions rise in South Sudan Wed, 12 Oct, 2016

The UN warned Wednesday of increasing violence in parts of South Sudan, as the government was forced to publicly dismiss rumours of President Salva Kiir's death to quell rising tension
Amnesty accuses Sudan of deadly Darfur chemical attacks

Amnesty accuses Sudan of deadly Darfur chemical attacks Thu, 29 Sep, 2016

Rights group Amnesty International on Thursday accused Sudanese government forces of killing scores of civilians, including many children, in suspected chemical weapons attacks in a mountainous area of war-torn Darfur.
Gabon president Bongo sworn in after disputed poll

Gabon president Bongo sworn in after disputed poll Tue, 27 Sep, 2016

Gabon President Ali Bongo was sworn in for a second term on Tuesday and called for unity following a razor-thin election victory whose integrity was questioned by international observers.
Over 100 killed in two-day violence: DR Congo opposition

Over 100 killed in two-day violence: DR Congo opposition Wed, 21 Sep, 2016

Two days of violence in Kinshasa left over 100 people dead, the Democratic Republic of Congo opposition said Wednesday, their figure more than tripling the police toll.
World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate

World leaders rage against neighbors on 2nd day of UN debate Wed, 21 Sep, 2016

World leaders from Pakistan to Ukraine unleashed their regional grievances Wednesday, taking the stage of the U.N. General Assembly to rage against their neighbors and presenting a picture of a chaotic world consumed by intractable conflicts.
Al Shabaab attacks Somali town near Kenyan border, kill seven troops

Al Shabaab attacks Somali town near Kenyan border, kill seven troops Mon, 19 Sep, 2016

Somalia's Islamist militant group al Shabaab attacked a town in a region near Kenya's border, killing at least seven Somali soldiers, the group and Somali officials said.

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Barack and Michelle Obama give final Christmas message

On Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama issued a joint weekly address where they wished the natio ...

'Supermoon' lights up sky around the world

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its ...

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