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Religious extremist killed in operation by Tunisia's special units

A second religious extremist was shot dead Saturday night near Samama Mountain in Tunisia's central-western province of Kasserine, Tunisian Ministry of Interior announced Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/22 9:33:04

Five dead in DR Congo protest crackdown: UN

At least five people were killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Sunday, the UN said, as the authorities cracked down on a banned protest against President Joseph Kabila.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/21 23:18:39

Algeria hosts Western Mediterranean FMs conference

The Algerian Foreign Ministry said Saturday that Algeria will host the 14th Foreign Ministers Conference of Western Mediterranean 5+5 Dialogue on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/21 8:41:27

Egypt's Sisi to run for president in 2018 elections

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi announced on Friday that he will run for re-election in the presidential elections scheduled in March.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/20 8:08:11

UN says 95 aid workers killed in South Sudan in 4 years

Some 95 aid workers have been killed in South Sudan since the beginning of the crisis in December 2013, the UN humanitarian agency said on Thursday.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/19 6:38:19

Kenya's Obiri lays mark in Ostrava Gala, launches World Indoor campaign

World 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri of Kenya will display her prowess and preparedness for the World Indoor Championships when she competes in the 3,000m at the Czech Indoor Gala on Jan 25.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 17:22:58

Zimbabwean president encourages his compatriots abroad to invest at home

Zimbabwe's new president Emmerson Mnangagwa on Wednesday invited Zimbabwean businessmen in Mozambique to go back to invest in their own homeland, whose economy has been going south and is in need of fresh cash.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 10:49:32

Muslims commemorate birth of grandson of Prophet Muhammad in Cairo

Muslims commemorate the birth of Imam Hussain, grandson of Prophet Muhammad, along the Muizz Street in Cairo, Egypt, Jan. 16, 2018.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/18 8:27:00

AU council decries Trump's "shithole" remarks

The Economic, Social and Cultural Council (ECOSOCC) of the African Union on Tuesday issued a statement against US President Trump's "shithole" remarks.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/17 8:01:13

360 illegal immigrants rescued off western coast of Libya

Libyan Coast Guards on Monday rescued 360 illegal immigrants off Libya's western coast, according to a Coast Guards official.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 11:31:40

20 killed, 69 injured in Libya's airport attack

A medical source confirmed on Monday that an earlier attack at the international airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli have killed 20 and injured 69, including civilians.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 11:31:08

Gabon hopes China will continue to support its development: president

Gabonese President Ali Bongo Ondimba on Monday said he hoped that China will continue to support his country's development while meeting with visiting Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in the capital Libreville.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/16 7:59:56

Gambian president warns officials against corruption

Gambian President Adama Barrow Saturday warned his administration against all forms of corrupt practices that could impede the socio-economic development of the country.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/15 10:00:31

Tunisia marks 7th anniversary of popular uprisings toppling ex-president

Tunisians commemorate Sunday the 7th anniversary of the popular uprisings which resulted in toppling former President Zine al Abidine Ben Ali on January 14, 2011.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/15 9:47:27

Chinese FM urges transformation, upgrade of Sino-Angolan cooperation

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Sunday called for the transformation and upgrade of cooperation with Angola.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/15 9:46:39

Mali says Algeria's support key to peace deal implementation

Malian Prime Minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga on Sunday concluded a two-day visit to Algeria, stressing this North African nation's support is a key factor in the implementation of the peace agreement in Mali.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/15 9:45:40

Trump branded racist over reported 'shithole' comments on immigration

Racism allegations stacked up against Donald Trump at home and abroad on Saturday, after he apparently derided “shithole countries” during a meeting on immigration reform, prompting condemnation around the world.
Source: AFP | 2018/1/14 22:08:39

S. Africa ruling party denies reports about president Zuma's demands for stepping down

The ruling African National Congress (ANC) on Friday denied press report about South African President Jacob's Zuma's demands and conditions for stepping down.
Source: Xinhua | 2018/1/12 22:26:12