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Human Rights Groups Call on France to Probe Civilian Casualties During Airstrike in Mali

Human Rights Groups Call on France to Probe Civilian Casualties During Airstrike in Mali

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Several human rights groups have called on the French government to carry out an independent investigation into…
Suez Authority Mulls Canal Widening After Ever Given Incident

Suez Authority Mulls Canal Widening After Ever Given Incident

CAIRO (Sputnik) – The Suez Canal Authority is considering the option of expanding the canal’s width after the Ever Given…
‘Up to Us to Solve’: Mozambique Outlines Limited Role for Foreign Troops in Fight Against Daesh

‘Up to Us to Solve’: Mozambique Outlines Limited Role for Foreign Troops in Fight Against Daesh

Emergency loans granted to Maputo by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) have come at a steep price: the mandated slashing…
‘Obviously an Air Accident’: Nigerian Air Force Rejects Claims Boko Haram Downed Aircraft

‘Obviously an Air Accident’: Nigerian Air Force Rejects Claims Boko Haram Downed Aircraft

Earlier this week, Edward Gabkwet, who serves as the director of public relations and information for the Nigeria Air Force…
Somali Army Repels Attack by Al-Shabaab Terrorists, Reports Say

Somali Army Repels Attack by Al-Shabaab Terrorists, Reports Say

MOGADISHU (Sputnik) – The Somali armed forces have repelled an attack by the Al-Shabaab group (a part of the al-Qaeda*…
At Least Ten People Killed By Suicide Bomber in Mogadishu, Somali

At Least Ten People Killed By Suicide Bomber in Mogadishu, Somali

The explosion happened only a day after the authorities announced that they had foiled a terror attack in the southern…
Niger’s President Mohamed Bazoum Appoints New Prime Minister Just Days After Failed Coup

Niger’s President Mohamed Bazoum Appoints New Prime Minister Just Days After Failed Coup

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Niger’s newly-elected President Mohamed Bazoum has appointed Ouhoumoudou Mahamadou as Prime Minister. According to the president’s official…
Ethiopian Foreign Ministry Says Eritrea Started Pulling Troops Out of Tigray

Ethiopian Foreign Ministry Says Eritrea Started Pulling Troops Out of Tigray

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Eritrea has started withdrawing its troops from the northern restive Ethiopian region of Tigray, in accordance with…
Mozambique’s Palma Destroyed Amid Army’s Efforts to Regain Control Over Town, Activist Says

Mozambique’s Palma Destroyed Amid Army’s Efforts to Regain Control Over Town, Activist Says

JOHANNESBURG (Sputnik) – The gas rich town of Palma, Mozambique has been destroyed and residents cannot return to normal life…
Suspected Members of Separatist Group Attack Prison in Southeast Nigeria, Police Announce

Suspected Members of Separatist Group Attack Prison in Southeast Nigeria, Police Announce

MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Militants from the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) separatist group are suspected of attacking prison premises in…
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