Four top activists held after Niger protest violence

Four leading opposition and rights figures are being held in Niger prisons following a banned weekend demonstration that turned violent…

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5 Macedonia MPs, 25 others charged over parliament attack

Macedonia’s state prosecutor said Tuesday 30 people including five opposition lawmakers have been charged over their involvement in a violent…

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UN strengthens role of DR Congo mission in elections

The UN Security Council on Tuesday unanimously backed a resolution that tasks the peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of…

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Malian PM makes landmark visit to restive north

Mali’s Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga made his first visit to the country’s troubled north Thursday with a stop due…

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Russia’s London embassy ‘seriously affected’ by expulsions

The Russian embassy in London said Thursday its consular services have been “seriously affected” by the expulsion of diplomats as…

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