U.N. finds at least 15 mass graves in Congo after December violence
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U.N. finds at least 15 mass graves in Congo after December violence

KINSHASA (Reuters) – At least 15 mass graves have been found in northwestern Democratic Republic…

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Nigeria adjourns trial of top judge suspended by president
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Nigeria adjourns trial of top judge suspended by president

ABUJA (Reuters) – A legal case against Nigeria’s top judge which raised fears of interference…

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Sudan's Bashir fights for survival as protests spread
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Sudan's Bashir fights for survival as protests spread

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir does little to hide his contempt for the…

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U.S. judge sentences men to 25 to 30 years for plot to bomb Somalis
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U.S. judge sentences men to 25 to 30 years for plot to bomb Somalis

Wichita, Kan. (Reuters) – A federal judge sentenced three white men to 25, 26 and…

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Zimbabwe pastor's bail bid deferred; Amnesty says children being held
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Zimbabwe pastor's bail bid deferred; Amnesty says children being held

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwe’s High Court deferred until next week a decision on whether to…

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Macron faces diplomatic test in Egypt amid human rights pressure
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Macron faces diplomatic test in Egypt amid human rights pressure

PARIS (Reuters) – When French President Emmanuel Macron hosted Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in Paris in…

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Islamic State says it attacked soldiers, captured Christian in Sinai
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Islamic State says it attacked soldiers, captured Christian in Sinai

CAIRO (Reuters) – Islamic State carried out an attack on Egyptian security forces in Sinai…

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New Congo president resumes inaugural address after being taken ill
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New Congo president resumes inaugural address after being taken ill

Democratic Republic of Congo’s outgoing President Joseph Kabila sits next to his successor Felix Tshisekedi…

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Popular Zimbabwean musician Mtukudzi dies – media
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Popular Zimbabwean musician Mtukudzi dies – media

Oliver Mtukudzi performs at the 33rd Annual Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, file.…

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Ethiopia arrests ex-minister for mismanagement of funds – FANA
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Ethiopia arrests ex-minister for mismanagement of funds – FANA

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – An Ethiopian ex-minister was arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of “mismanagement…

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