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Deaths climb to 72 in South Africa riots after Zuma jailed

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The death toll climbed to 72 from rioting in South Africa on Tuesday, with many people trampled to death during looting at stores, as police and the military fired...
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Egypt warns Europe against illegal immigration amid Nile dam impasse

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Egyptian Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Mohamed Abdel Aty, warned July 2 European countries against illegal immigration should the filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) be...
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Ethiopia says building up defense along western border with Sudan

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Ethiopia on Wednesday said it would shift its focus to building up its defense along the western border, where the country has been constructing a $5billion massive hydro dam...
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Central African Republic’s Prime Minister Firmin Ngrebada announces resignation

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The prime minister of the troubled Central African Republic, Firmin Ngrebada, announced on Thursday that his government had tendered its resignation.“We will know within a few hours if the...
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Burkina Faso: Around hundred civilians killed in militant attack

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Armed assailants killed around 100 civilians in an overnight attack on a village in northern Burkina Faso, the government said on Saturday. The attackers struck during the night on Friday,...
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Nigeria says it suspends Twitter days after president’s post removed

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Nigeria said on Friday it had indefinitely suspended Twitter’s activities, two days after the social media giant removed a post from President Muhammadu Buhari that threatened to punish regional...
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U.S. warns of further action against Ethiopia, Eritrea over Tigray

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A senior U.S. State Department official warned on Thursday that Ethiopia and Eritrea should anticipate further actions from the United States if those stoking the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray...
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Mali’s coup leader dismisses president and prime minister

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Mali’s former coup leader Assimi Goita fired the president and prime minister of the transitional government Tuesday but promises to still hold new elections next year. The move came a...
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Chad military claims victory over rebels in the north

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Chad's military claimed victory on Sunday in its weeks-long battle with northern rebels that led to the death of President Idriss Deby on the battlefield. However, the rebel group Front...
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France to sell Egypt 30 fighter jets in $4.5 bln deal

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France is in advanced talks to sell 30 Rafale fighter jets to Egypt, a government source said on Monday, in a 3.75 billion euro ($4.5 billion) deal which investigative...
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British electric trains stop and switch to diesel due to record energy prices

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The UK’s largest rail freight company has suspended the use of electric trains and switched to diesel locomotives. The company could not withstand the...
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China Wants To Export New Modular Rifles

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Air Show China 2021 turned into a spectacular advertisement for the country’s exportable military products. This was obvious from the start with the emphasis...

Dmitry Peskov: Kremlin rejects ‘unrealistic’ prospect of imposing penalties in Russia for refusing jab

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The Kremlin does not deem it possible to impose penalties in Russia on citizens who refuse to get vaccinated against coronavirus because this measure...
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Turkey requests to buy 40 US F-16 fighter planes

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Turkey has requested to purchase 40 US-made F-16 fighter jets and dozens of modernization kits for aircraft it already owns, according to reports in both the...
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China has won the AI battle against the US – Pentagon ex-software chief

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China has won the artificial intelligence battle with the United States and is heading towards global dominance because of its technological advances, the Pentagon's...