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UN: 3 Peacekeepers, Soldier Killed in Mali

UN: 3 Peacekeepers, Soldier Killed in Mali

Three United Nations peacekeepers and one Malian soldier were killed and several others were wounded on Friday in an attack by unidentified assailants in northeastern Mali, the UN’s MINUSMA mission there said. MINUSMA said the soldiers came under fire during a joint operation in the Menaka region

Mnangagwa Sworn In as Zimbabwe President

Mnangagwa Sworn In as Zimbabwe President

Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in as Zimbabwe's president on Friday after succeeding Robert Mugabe, who resigned under pressure following 37 years in power. The new president was officially sworn in amid thousands of supporters in Harare.

UNHCR Decries Forced Eviction of Australia’s Manus Detention Camp

The United Nations refugee agency UNHCR slammed on Friday the use of force by Papua New Guinean police to remove refugees and asylum seekers from a shuttered Australian-run detention complex center on Manus Island and called for them to be protected. On the second day of Operation Helpim Friend,

Israel to Deport 40,000 Africans to Rwanda

Israel to Deport 40,000 Africans to Rwanda

Israel made an agreement with the Rwandan government to deport African asylum seekers in exchange for $5,000 per head, Israeli media reported. The agreement includes around 40,000 African asylum seekers, mostly Eritreans and Sudanese, who crossed into Israel through Egypt’s Sinai in the past 10 y

Trump Names N.Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism

Trump Names N.Korea State Sponsor of Terrorism

President Donald Trump on Monday declared North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism, a designation that allows the United States to impose additional sanctions and risks inflaming tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons and missile programs. The Republican president, who has traded personal insu

France First to Welcome Refugees Rescued from Libya by UN

France First to Welcome Refugees Rescued from Libya by UN

French officials announced on Monday that France will take in African refugees evacuated by the United Nations refugee agency from Libya to Niger. The refugees, who went through appalling living conditions at camps in the north African country, twere taken to Niger on November 11 by the UN High C

Top US Nuclear Commander Would Resist Trump Strike Order

Top US Nuclear Commander Would Resist Trump Strike Order

The top US nuclear general announced on Saturday that he could resist an order by President Donald Trump to launch a nuclear strike. Air Force General John Hyten, commander of the US Strategic Command (STRATCOM), said that he could refuse an order from the president if it is deemed illegal. Sp

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