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Sunday, April 30, 2017

North Africa

Pope Francis meets head of Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Church in Cairo

Pope Francis, making a two-day visit to Egypt, met on Friday (April 28) with Pope Tawadros II, head of Egypt's Coptic Orthodox Church, who...

Egypt plays unique role in regional peace – Pope Francis

Pope Francis, during a two-day visit to Egypt, said on Friday (April 28) the country plays a unique role in combating terrorism and in...

Pope Francis heads to Egypt to boost ties with Muslim community

Catholic Pontiff, Pope Francis will be flying to Cairo on Friday, barely a month after two church bombings killed 45 people in two Egyptian...

Air strike kills five in southern Libya’s Sabha – medical source

An air strike on a prison has killed five people in a Libyan desert town where armed factions have been fighting along a strategic...

I.S. suicide bomber kills four members of local tribe in Egypt

Egyptian security officials say an Islamic State suicide bomber has killed four members of a local tribe and wounded others in the northern Sinai...

HRW urges halt in aid to Egypt over execution video

Human Rights Watch is calling for the suspension of military aid to Egypt after a video leaked by an Islamist TV channel showed troops...

Tunisia beach massacre case set for next month

The first public hearing into the June 2015 attack in the Tunisian resort of Sousse that killed 38 foreign tourists will begin next month. A...

Italy sees U.S. supportive over Libya, denies Trump snub

Italian officials played down on Friday suggestions that U.S. President Donald Trump had snubbed efforts by Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni to get Washington more...

U.S. defense secretary looks to rebuild trust in Egypt visit

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday he was optimistic about improving military ties with Egypt after talks in Cairo with President Abdel...

W.H.O. foresees 50,000 cases of disease in Somalia

More than twenty five thousand people have been struck by Cholera or acute water Diarrhoea as a result of the extreme drought that has...
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