Kagame opponents and critics say elections in Rwanda neither free nor fair
Kagame won over 99% of the vote, according to preliminary results announced on Monday.
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Kagame opponents and critics say elections in Rwanda neither free nor fair
Rwandan President Kagame seems to be coasting toward fourth term
The 66-year-old Rwanda Patriotic Front leader is expected to cruise to an easy victory.
By 8 days ago
Rwandan President Kagame seems to be coasting toward fourth term
Thousands commemorate genocide anniversary in Bosnia
The mass killings are the first European genocide recognized since the Holocaust.
By 9 days ago
Thousands commemorate genocide anniversary in Bosnia
Opposition mounts against security bill in South Sudan
South Sudan’s main opposition party, the SPLM-IO, and various civil rights activists, have united to oppose the security bill.
By 9 days ago
Opposition mounts against security bill in South Sudan
CAR pleads with fleeing civilians to return after rebels attack villages
The C.A.R. military says bodies of five government troops and six civilians have been found in villages since the attacks began Tuesday.
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CAR pleads with fleeing civilians to return after rebels attack villages
Oil tanker seized by Iran in 2023, sails into international waters
The Marshall Islands-flagged tanker Advantage Sweet traveled through the Strait of Hormuz, where it was seized in April 2023 by Iran's navy.
By 9 days ago
Oil tanker seized by Iran in 2023, sails into international waters
Russian election meddlers hurting Biden, helping Trump, US intelligence warns
Russia is turning to a familiar playbook in its attempt to sway the outcome of the upcoming U.S presidential election, looking for ways to boost the candidacy of former President Donald Trump.
By 11 days ago
Russian election meddlers hurting Biden, helping Trump, US intelligence warns
Haitian PM Conille tours Port au Prince hospital after police take it back from gang control
Haiti's newly selected Prime Minister Garry Conille and Haiti's police chief visited the country's largest hospital after they took control of the medical institution from armed gangs.
By 11 days ago
Haitian PM Conille tours Port au Prince hospital after police take it back from gang control
Nigeria's bushmeat consumption comes under scrutiny
Despite the risk of zoonotic diseases like Ebola and Lassa fever, 45 per cent of the country consumes bushmeat regularly, and now discussions to raise awareness are taking center stage.
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Nigeria's bushmeat consumption comes under scrutiny
After dropping key demand, Hamas clears way for possible cease-fire
Hamas has given its initial approval of a U.S-backed proposal for a phased cease-fire deal in Gaza, dropping a key demand that Israel commit up front to a complete end to the war.
By 14 days ago
After dropping key demand, Hamas clears way for possible cease-fire
Israeli strike kills 16 at Gaza school, military says it targeted gunmen
At least 16 people were killed in an Israeli strike on a school sheltering displaced Palestinian families in central Gaza on Saturday.
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Israeli strike kills 16 at Gaza school, military says it targeted gunmen
Masoud Pezeshkian wins Iran runoff presidential election
Former health minister Masoud Pezeshkian has won Iran’s runoff presidential election against the more intractable former nuclear bargainer Saeed Jalili.
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Masoud Pezeshkian wins Iran runoff presidential election
'Ready to come out?' Scientists emerge after year 'on Mars'
They have been growing vegetables, conducting "Marswalks," and operating under what NASA terms "additional stressors," such as communication delays with "Earth," including their families.
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'Ready to come out?' Scientists emerge after year 'on Mars'
Putin: No need for nuclear weapons in Ukraine
Putin warns NATO against going too far in providing military support for Ukraine, saying such will risk a conflict with Russia that could quickly turn nuclear.
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Putin: No need for nuclear weapons in Ukraine
The Dalai Lama turns 89; exiled Tibetans fear future without him
The Dalai Lama turns 89 on Saturday and China insists it will choose his successor as Tibet's chief spiritual leader.
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The Dalai Lama turns 89; exiled Tibetans fear future without him
Sudanese political factions meet in Cairo with little prospect of peace
Rival Sudanese political factions formally attended reconciliation talks in Cairo on Saturday — the first since a conflict in the country began almost 15 months ago.
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Sudanese political factions meet in Cairo with little prospect of peace
Nigeria says extremists 'greatly degraded;' suicide bombings suggest otherwise
For the first time since 2020, three female suicide bombers attacked the Nigerian border town of Gwoza, where Boko Haram extremists declared a short-lived caliphate 10 years ago.
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Nigeria says extremists 'greatly degraded;' suicide bombings suggest otherwise
US to complete withdrawal from Niger base Sunday
The U.S is set to complete its withdrawal of forces and equipment Sunday from an air base in Niamey, the capital of the West African country of Niger, with a joint ceremony marking the occasion.
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US to complete withdrawal from Niger base Sunday
Trump denies knowledge of Project 2025, allies' plan to transform US government
Donald Trump distanced himself Friday from Project 2025, a massive, proposed overhaul of the federal government drafted by longtime allies and former officials in his administration
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Trump denies knowledge of Project 2025, allies' plan to transform US government
Amnesty International questions Nigeria's choice of Shell evaluators
Amnesty International raised concerns about the Nigerian government's hiring of two firms with past dealings with Shell to assess the proposed $2.4 billion sale of the company's onshore assets.
By 15 days ago
Amnesty International questions Nigeria's choice of Shell evaluators
Refugees, migrants face horrors while crossing African continent
Thousands of refugees and migrants who risk their lives on dangerous land routes across the African continent are subject to violence, abuse and exploitation.
By 15 days ago
Refugees, migrants face horrors while crossing African continent
UK election gives hope to first-time immigrant voters
Voting for the first time in a British election, immigrant voters are excited to take part in the July 4 ballot, hoping they can influence change in the country that they have chosen to call home.
By 17 days ago
UK election gives hope to first-time immigrant voters
Haiti's prime minister vows 'new era' for gang-plagued nation
Haiti’s transitional prime minister has expressed confidence that a Kenyan-led police mission would help subdue gangs terrorizing the island nation.
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Haiti's prime minister vows 'new era' for gang-plagued nation
UN: Israel's evacuation order for Khan Younis covers tens of thousands
UNRWA, estimates that nearly 250,000 people may have resided in the areas under the order at the time it was issued.
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UN: Israel's evacuation order for Khan Younis covers tens of thousands
India replaces colonial-era criminal laws to provide 'justice'
The new laws were approved by parliament in December in Modi's previous term with the government saying they aim to "give justice, not punishment."
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India replaces colonial-era criminal laws to provide 'justice'
Democrats publicly voicing worries about Biden campaign
Biden has acknowledged he had a poor performance against Trump during the 90-minute nationally televised faceoff.
By 18 days ago
Democrats publicly voicing worries about Biden campaign
M23 seizes town in east DR Congo as rebels gaining ground
DR Congo's mineral-rich east has been the scene of violence for 30 years by armed groups, both local and foreign-based, going back to regional wars of the 1990s.
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M23 seizes town in east DR Congo as rebels gaining ground
Afghan farmers grow poppies despite Taliban's ban
Poppies, which farmers process to make opium, are being grown in the open and hidden behind property walls.
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Afghan farmers grow poppies despite Taliban's ban
Ultra-Orthodox protest of Israeli military enlistment turns violent in Jerusalem
Tens of thousands of men rallied in an ultra-Orthodox neighborhood to protest the order.
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Ultra-Orthodox protest of Israeli military enlistment turns violent in Jerusalem
Supreme Court rules that Trump has significant criminal immunity
Trump used his social media network, Truth Social, to celebrate the court's decision, writing, "BIG WIN FOR OUR CONSTITUTION AND DEMOCRACY. PROUD TO BE AN AMERICAN!"
By 19 days ago
Supreme Court rules that Trump has significant criminal immunity
Ramaphosa names bloated new South African Cabinet
South Africa’s new ministers are a diverse group — from a former armed robber to a white Afrikaner nationalist.
By 19 days ago
Ramaphosa names bloated new South African Cabinet
Mauritania president re-elected in stable outlier in turbulent region
Dozens of supporters massed outside Ghazouani's campaign headquarters in the capital Nouakchott after the final provisional results of Saturday's election were announced.
By 19 days ago
Mauritania president re-elected in stable outlier in turbulent region
Biden, Trump to square off in 90-minute presidential debate
President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are debating Thursday night in a seminal moment for their campaigns leading up to the November 5 election.
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Biden, Trump to square off in 90-minute presidential debate
A look at Julian Assange and how the long-jailed WikiLeaks founder is now on the verge of freedom
Assange has spent the last five years in a British high-security prison.
By 26 days ago
A look at Julian Assange and how the long-jailed WikiLeaks founder is now on the verge of freedom
G7 leaders end summit with warning to China
The G7 summit warned China that its declaration of Beijing's support of Moscow's military-industrial base is "enabling Russia to maintain its illegal war in Ukraine."
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G7 leaders end summit with warning to China
Israel hits Gaza as tensions surge on Lebanon border
Israeli forces struck Gaza and battled Hamas militants Friday as truce efforts failed to make progress and tensions surged on Israel's northern border with Lebanon.
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Israel hits Gaza as tensions surge on Lebanon border
Disease, extreme weather push up orange juice prices
Orange juice prices have always been volatile, falling when bumper harvests create an oversupply of oranges and rising when frost or a hurricane knocks out fruit trees.
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Disease, extreme weather push up orange juice prices
US Supreme Court rejects bid to restrict access to abortion pill mifepristone
The U.S Supreme Court ruled against restricting access to the abortion pill mifepristone on Thursday, turning back a challenge from anti-abortion advocates.
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US Supreme Court rejects bid to restrict access to abortion pill mifepristone
G7 backs Biden's plan to loan $50B to Ukraine, using Russian-frozen assets
G7 announced that it would provide Kyiv with tens of billions of dollars in loans that will be paid back to Western allies using interest income from Russian-frozen assets.
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G7 backs Biden's plan to loan $50B to Ukraine, using Russian-frozen assets
Haiti's PM hospitalised days after being chosen to lead country
Haiti's newly selected Prime Minister, Garry Conille, was hospitalized late Saturday in the capital of Port-au-Prince, an official told The Associated Press.
By 1 month ago
Haiti's PM hospitalised days after being chosen to lead country
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