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Sudan protests rumble on as Bashir remains defiant
Sudan protests rumble on as Bashir remains defiant
One month after protests erupted across Sudan against rising bread prices, anti-government demonstrations have turned into daily rallies against a...
Ghosn appeals against Japan bail rejection
Ghosn appeals against Japan bail rejection
Lawyers for former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn on Thursday appealed against a decision by a Tokyo court to refuse him bail, as he faces charges on...
​Five dead, dozens injured as protests prompt brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe
​Five dead, dozens injured as protests prompt brutal crackdown in Zimbabwe
Harare — More than five people are feared dead and hundreds have been arrested in Zimbabwe as the country’s security...
Zim police detain Mawarire in wake of protests
Zim police detain Mawarire in wake of protests
Leading Zimbabwean activist Evan Mawarire was detained by police on Wednesday when he was taken from his house in a widening crackdown after...
Duterte throttles online site
Duterte throttles online site
It’s June 2017 and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is delivering his State of the Nation address. He was elected on the promise of violent...
Thailand says Saudi woman in asylum case to be sent back
Thailand says Saudi woman in asylum case to be sent back
A Saudi woman being held at Bangkok airport is to be sent back, Thai authorities said Monday, after she made a desperate plea for...
East Africa won’t tackle Burundi crisis
East Africa won’t tackle Burundi crisis
After the Burundian government’s glaring absence at the fifth and final round of dialogue on October 30 under the East African Community’s...
Duterte: 'Kill those useless bishops'
Duterte: 'Kill those useless bishops'
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has said his country's Catholic bishops are "useless fools" and should be "killed", the latest attack by the...
Rappler CEO vows to report on Duterte drug war amid arrest threat
Rappler CEO vows to report on Duterte drug war amid arrest threat
A journalist, who leads a news website that has questioned Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war, has vowed to continue reporting...
After Airbnb, calls for Booking.com to remove West Bank listings
After Airbnb, calls for Booking.com to remove West Bank listings
Human Rights Watch on Tuesday urged Booking.com to follow the example of Airbnb and withdraw listings for rentals located in settlements in the...
Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator's abuse
Gambia launches probe into ex-dictator's abuse
The West African state of The Gambia on Monday launched an 11-member truth commission tasked with shedding light on summary executions, disappearances, torture, rape and other crimes under regime of ousted dictator Yahya Jammeh....
Cash-strapped Denel denies being approached by Saudi government for arms deal
Cash-strapped Denel denies being approached by Saudi government for arms deal
State-owned arms manufacturer Denel has denied it is in talks with the Saudi Arabian government over a procurement deal despite reports the public...

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