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62 Dead In Burkina Jihadist Attacks And Clashes This Week

Sixty-two people were killed this week in jihadist attacks and subsequent intercommunal clashes in north Burkina Faso, a minister said Wednesday. “There were 62 deaths,” Simeon Sawadogo, minister for territorial administration, said of the violence between Sunday and Tuesday in …

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Nigerian woman executed in Saudi Arabia 

A Nigerian woman and three others have been executed in Saudi Araba for drug trafficking, bringing the number of Nigerians executed in the kingdom in the last three years to eight.  Meanwhile,  the Nigerian government, yesterday, condemned the execution of …

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Hundreds protest Bouteflika’s new government in Algiers

Hundreds of people on Monday demonstrated in Algiers against embattled Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s new government, appointed amid mass protest against his rule. Protesters carried slogans describing the new cabinet as “a blow to the people’s demands.” Bouteflika, who has …

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Slovakia elects first female president

Zuzana Caputova has won Slovakia’s presidential election, making her the country’s first female president. Caputova, who has almost no political experience, defeated Maros Sefcovic, an EU energy commissioner nominated by the governing party, Smer-SD. She won 58 percent of the …

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British MPs Reject Brexit Deal For Third Time

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament’s Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows MPs filling the House of Commons in London on March 29, 2019 after they rejected her EU Withdrawl deal for a third time.  PRU / …

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