Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Mali president dismisses coup speculation

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita on Sunday rejected as speculation talk of a military coup after recent jihadist attacks left dozens of soldiers dead...

Suicide bomber killed at Philippine army base

A suicide bomber dressed in a traditional Muslim woman’s gown died after detonating a bomb outside a military camp in the restive southern Philippines,...

Foreigners flee South Africa over xenophobia attacks

Beverlyn Nyamakwenje was fast asleep in her home in the east Johannesburg township of Katlehong when she was woken by gunshots. Instructed by her panicked...

Rwanda agrees to take in African refugees stuck in Libya

Rwanda agreed Tuesday to take in hundreds and potentially thousands of African refugees and asylum-seekers stranded in Libya, a deal the African Union hopes...

Sudan PM to visit South Sudan in first official trip

Sudan’s new prime minister will travel to Juba this week, his first official overseas trip since becoming premier after the ouster of longtime leader...

Powerful typhoon Faxai pummels Tokyo region

Typhoon Faxai, upgraded to a “very strong” storm with potentially record winds and rain, battered the Tokyo region late Sunday, sparking evacuation warnings to...

Hong Kong’s grandpa protesters speak softly but carry a stick

“Grandpa Wong” holds a cane above his head as he pleads with riot police to stop firing tear gas — an 85-year-old shielding protesters...

Two Israelis wounded in West Bank stabbing

An Israeli man and his teenaged son were wounded in a stabbing attack in the occupied West Bank on Saturday, the army and medics...

Iran says boat seized in Strait of Hormuz, Filipinos arrested

Iran seized a boat and arrested 12 Filipino crewmen as it busted a suspected fuel-smuggling ring in the Strait of Hormuz waterway on Saturday,...

Amid British chaos, will Europe agree to delay Brexit?

Whether or not the British parliament legislates to block a no-deal Brexit, a reluctant Boris Johnson would still have to make any request to...


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