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16 July 2018

Nicaraguan pro-government forces launched an operation in the country's south that left at least 10 people dead and around 20 injured on Sunday, a human rights group said. ...

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15 July 2018

Thousands of people demonstrated in Morocco's capital Rabat on Sunday against the jailing of leaders and activists of a northern protest movement. ...

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14 July 2018

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki arrived in Ethiopia on Saturday for a historic visit to cement peace less than a week after the two nations declared an end to a two-decade conflict, an AFP reporter said. ...

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14 July 2018

Old images, fiction films and even video games have all been used to spread fake news stories in war-torn Syria -- creating all the more work for a media collective debunking them. ...

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13 July 2018

A suicide bomber targeting a political rally in southwest Pakistan Friday killed 128 people, officials told AFP, in one of the deadliest attacks in the country's history. ...

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13 July 2018

A convoy transporting Cameroonian Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday. ...

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13 July 2018

A convoy transporting Cameroon's Defence Minister Joseph Beti Assomo was ambushed in the country's restive anglophone region, leaving several attackers dead, state radio said Friday. ...

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12 July 2018

The mission to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach from a Thai cave is to get the Hollywood treatment in a movie announced by faith-based production house Pure Flix. ...

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11 July 2018

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Wednesday called for "guarantees" before allowing an Italian coastguard ship with more than 60 migrants on board to dock. ...

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11 July 2018

A comedian and journalist in Tajikistan was handed a 12-year prison sentence on embezzlement charges Wednesday, a court official said, in a case that has drawn criticism from international rights groups. ...

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