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Mali returns interim authorities to last northern cities

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TVC NEWS Mali succeeded in restoring interim authorities to its northern cities of Timbuktu and Menaka on Thursday, ending a standoff with armed Tuareg factions that had prevented the transfer of power. The return of state authority to the north is meant to fill a power vacuum that has turned northern Mali into a launch […]

Hundreds gather at attacked Egyptian church to mourn bombing dead

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Hundreds of members of Egypt’s Christian minority Copt community gathered at a church in the city of Tanta on Easter Sunday to mourn those killed in a suicide bombing there a week earlier.Amid heavy security, worshippers filed past a flower-strewn memorial at the Mar Girgis church, with incense burning, and offered prayers. Copts throughout Egypt, […]