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23 July 2018

AFP Kabul driver Mohammad Akhtar, killed at the weekend, is the latest of the agency's staffers to die on the job or in attacks since it was founded in 1944. ...

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23 July 2018

AFP driver Mohammad Akhtar, a 31-year-old father of four who was among 23 people killed in a suicide attack in Kabul, was a "great friend" known for his kindness and honesty, colleagues said Monday. ...

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23 July 2018

AFP Kabul driver Mohammad Akhtar, killed at the weekend, is the latest of the agency's staffers to die on the job or in attacks since it was founded in 1944. ...

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22 July 2018

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has called for "multi-party democracy", his chief of staff said Sunday, in a country that has long been under the tight control of a single coalition. ...

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22 July 2018

A prominent former editor and critic of Bangladesh's government was assaulted on Sunday by ruling party student activists after a court hearing, police and witnesses said. ...

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22 July 2018

A gunman took hostages inside a supermarket in Los Angeles on Saturday after a gun battle with police, leaving a store employee dead before the suspect handcuffed himself and surrendered, police said. ...

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22 July 2018

A candidate for the party of Pakistan's ousted former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has been jailed for life by an anti-narcotics court, just days before a general election. ...

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21 July 2018

Gabriel Garzon-Montano's career trajectory a few years ago sounded, to his friends at least, to be the envy of a musician on the make. ...

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20 July 2018

Two Congolese journalists have been released after being placed in "arbitrary detention" for four days by a prosecutor in Kinshasa, their TV channel told AFP on Friday. ...

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20 July 2018

An Israeli soldier was shot dead by Palestinian gunfire on the Gaza border Friday, the army said, raising fears of a new conflict with the strip's Islamist rulers Hamas. ...

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