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Sudan protesters urge return to night-time rallies over 'massacre'

Sudan protesters urge return to night-time rallies over 'massacre' Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

The Sudanese movement whose protests triggered the ouster of autocrat Omar al-Bashir called  on its supporters to renew night-time rallies to condemn the "massacre" of demonstrators at a Khartoum sit-in.
30 killed in triple suicide bombing in NE Nigeria

30 killed in triple suicide bombing in NE Nigeria Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

Thirty people were killed late Sunday in a triple suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria, emergency services reported, in an attack bearing the hallmarks of the Boko Haram jihadist group.
Iran sets 10-day countdown to surpass uranium limit

Iran sets 10-day countdown to surpass uranium limit Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

- Iran on Monday set a 10-day countdown for world powers to fulfil their commitments under a nuclear deal abandoned by the United States or else it will surpass its uranium stockpile limit.
Egypt former president Morsi dies after falling ill in court

Egypt former president Morsi dies after falling ill in court Mon, 17 Jun, 2019

Egypt's first democratically elected president Mohamed Morsi, an Islamist who was ousted after one year of divisive rule, died after falling ill during a court hearing Monday, the attorney general said. He was 67.
Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader

Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader Sun, 16 Jun, 2019

Tens of thousands of Hong Kong residents, mostly clad in black despite the sweltering weather, jammed the city's streets Sunday in a vehement show of opposition to proposed legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British colony.
Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC

Second patient dies of Ebola in Uganda, as death toll climbs in DRC Thu, 13 Jun, 2019

Uganda  recorded its second Ebola fatality after a family contaminated with the virus crossed from neighbouring DR Congo, prompting World Health Organization officials to prepare an emergency meeting over the spread of the outbreak.
Israel says Palestinians fired rocket into southern town

Israel says Palestinians fired rocket into southern town Thu, 13 Jun, 2019

Palestinian militants fired a rocket into southern Israel late Thursday, striking a building but causing no injuries, Israeli authorities said.
Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre

Nearly 100 killed, 19 missing in central Mali village massacre Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Bodies recovered from a massacre of almost a 100 people by a Malian ethnic militia included at least 24 children, many of them shot in the back, the prime minister said.
Sudan rivals agree to new talks as protest strike ends: mediator

Sudan rivals agree to new talks as protest strike ends: mediator Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Protest leaders have agreed to end a campaign of civil disobedience launched after a deadly crackdown on demonstrators and to resume talks with Sudan's ruling generals, an Ethiopian mediator said.
Uganda confirms Ebola case as virus spreads from DRCongo

Uganda confirms Ebola case as virus spreads from DRCongo Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

 A five-year-old boy is being treated for Ebola in Uganda, the first case since a deadly outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo 10 months ago, Health Minister Ruth Aceng said.
Hong Kong protesters begin night vigil as extradition anger mounts

Hong Kong protesters begin night vigil as extradition anger mounts Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Tensions rose in Hong Kong as hundreds of protesters began a nighttime vigil outside the city's parliament, just hours before lawmakers debate a divisive plan to allow extraditions to China.

Nicaragua releases anti-Ortega protest leaders

Nicaragua releases anti-Ortega protest leaders Tue, 11 Jun, 2019

Nicaragua released dozens of protest leaders detained amid last year's deadly uprising against President Daniel Ortega, under a controversial new amnesty law that paves the way for fresh talks with the opposition.
Sudan protesters reject talks after 101 killed in crackdown

Sudan protesters reject talks after 101 killed in crackdown Wed, 05 Jun, 2019

Sudanese protest leaders   turned down an offer by the ruling military council for talks and demanded justice for a crackdown that doctors said has left 101 people dead.

Guatemalans still risk migration despite child deaths in US Wed, 05 Jun, 2019

Flies buzzed around the drinking water and food in the home of Ericka Gutiérrez Vásquez, as her 6-year-old son, Darwin, lay bedridden with diarrhea and vomiting.
Russian, Chinese leaders hail burgeoning ties

Russian, Chinese leaders hail burgeoning ties Wed, 05 Jun, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin  hosted Chinese leader Xi Jinping for Kremlin talks that reflected increasingly close ties between the two countries that were communist rivals during the Cold War.
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Huge crowds march in Hong Kong, piling pressure on leader

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