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Officials push for transition in Madagascar
Officials push for transition in Madagascar
International lawmakers on Tuesday urged Madagascar to install transitional leadership ahead of planned elections, indicating it could restart aid...
EU, African leaders seek new era
EU, African leaders seek new era
Leaders of Europe and Africa opened a landmark summit on Saturday designed to forge a new partnership of equals, but with strains showing over...
Burma death toll soars as diplomats tour delta
Burma death toll soars as diplomats tour delta
Burma's ruling military junta took diplomats on a tour of the storm-ravaged Irrawaddy delta on Saturday as its toll of dead and missing soared...
Burma: 78 000 dead from cyclone
Burma: 78 000 dead from cyclone
Burma said on Friday that more than 133 000 people were dead or missing in the cyclone disaster, nearly doubling the toll from the worst...
New storm deepens misery in cyclone-hit Burma
New storm deepens misery in cyclone-hit Burma
Torrential tropical downpours lashed Burma's Irrawaddy Delta on Friday, deepening the misery of an estimated 2,5-million destitute survivors of...
Foreign powers lean on Burma to open up aid drive
Foreign powers lean on Burma to open up aid drive
Western powers kept up the pressure on Burma's generals on Thursday to allow a massive aid effort as relief workers struggled to help an estimated...
Burma tightens access to disaster zone
Burma tightens access to disaster zone
Burma tightened access to its cyclone disaster zone on Wednesday, turning back foreigners and ignoring pleas to accept outside experts who could...
African inflation could cause 'humanitarian tsunami'
African inflation could cause 'humanitarian tsunami'
Soaring prices of basic foodstuffs could cause a "humanitarian tsunami" in Africa, European Union Development Commissioner Louis Michel warned on...
Kenya opposition calls off street protests
Kenya opposition calls off street protests
Kenya opposition leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday called off street protests that had been set to press the government to strike a power-sharing...
Kenyan rivals seek to end bloodshed
Kenyan rivals seek to end bloodshed
Kenya's political rivals tried to inject some momentum on Friday into slow-moving peace talks brokered by former United Nations head Kofi Annan,...
Kenyan opposition calls for rallies to continue
Kenyan opposition calls for rallies to continue
Kenya's opposition party, determined to bring down the government of President Mwai Kibaki, has called for another day of "peaceful rallies" across...
Rebels advance on Chadian capital
Rebels advance on Chadian capital
Fighting broke out between Chadian rebels and government forces just north of the capital on Saturday, both sides said, as France prepared to...

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