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 2020-07-02 15:45 

Reuters Africa

U.S. intelligence to brief congressional leaders on Russia bounty report...

U.S. congressional leaders will seek more information from top intelligence officials Thursday on reported Russian payments to Taliban militants to kill American soldiers in Afghanistan....

 2020-07-02 15:39 

Reuters Africa

Pirates kidnap nine in attack on vessel off Nigeria, says ship owner...

Pirates attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria in the early hours of Thursday and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals, the ship...

 2020-07-02 15:21 

Reuters Africa

Coronavirus and sanctions hit Iran's support of proxies in Iraq...

Iran's financial and military support for Shi'ite proxy paramilitary groups in Iraq, a linchpin of its regional foreign policy, has been dramatically disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic and U.S. sanctions, according to people familiar with the m...

 2020-07-02 14:45 

Reuters Africa

Coltan supply from SMB mine in Congo unaffected by clashes - mines minister...

Activity at Societe Miniere de Bisunzu...

 2020-07-02 14:30 

Reuters Africa

South African refinery explosion kills two, injures seven...

Two people were killed on Thursday in an explosion at Astron Energy...

 2020-07-02 13:40 

Reuters Africa

Nine kidnapped after pirates attack vessel off Nigeria, says ship owner...

Pirates attacked an oil production vessel off Nigeria in the early hours of Thursday and kidnapped nine Nigerian nationals, its owner BW Offshore said on Thursday....

 2020-07-02 12:21 

Reuters Africa

Kremlin hails vote allowing Putin to extend his rule a triumph as critics cry foul...

The Kremlin on Thursday hailed as a triumph the result of a nationwide vote that handed President Vladimir Putin the right to run for two more terms, but an independent monitoring group said the vote had not been free and the outcome was flawed....

 2020-07-02 11:49 

Reuters Africa

Russia jails think-tanker for seven years for selling secrets to German firm...

A Russian court jailed a Russian think-tank expert specialising in military affairs to seven years on Thursday after convicting him of treason for allegedly selling secrets to a German consulting firm....

 2020-07-02 11:42 

Reuters Africa

Britain recognises Guaido as Venezuela president - English High Court...

Britain has recognised Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country...

 2020-07-02 11:33 

Reuters Africa

Ex-officers in George Floyd case may seek venue change, raising questions of bias...

The former Minneapolis police officers charged in the death of George Floyd will likely seek to relocate their trials in hopes of finding sympathetic jurors, but legal experts said doing so could reinforce claims of systemic racism in the justice system....

 2020-07-02 11:21 

Reuters Africa

FACTBOX: Why singer's killing ignited deadly clashes among Ethiopia's Oromo people...

The Oromo, Ethiopia...

 2020-07-02 11:20 

Reuters Africa

Eight years after bombing, Somalia reopens national theatre...

Eight years after a suicide bomber destroyed the building, Somalia has reopened its imposing national theatre in Mogadishu as a symbol of culture in the heart of a city often defined by violence....

 2020-07-02 11:11 

Reuters Africa

Six hurt in scuffles with security forces at Ethiopian singer's funeral...

Six people were injured on Thursday in scuffles between Ethiopian security forces and mourners trying to attend the funeral of singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose killing earlier this week sparked protests that killed more than 80 people, a witness said....

 2020-07-02 10:51 

Reuters Africa

Vietnam protests Chinese military drills in South China Sea...

Vietnam...

 2020-07-02 10:39 

Reuters Africa

UK government recognises Guaido as Venezuela's president in gold dispute, judge rules...

A London court ruled on Thursday that the British government recognizes Juan Guaido as Venezuela...

 2020-07-02 10:30 

Reuters Africa

Police fire in air to keep crowds from Ethiopian singer's funeral...

Ethiopian police fired in the air on Thursday to prevent mourners entering a stadium for the funeral of singer Haacaaluu Hundeessaa, whose killing earlier this week sparked two days of protests that killed more than 80 people, residents said....

 2020-07-02 10:07 

Reuters Africa

A year after Russia reset, France sees no concrete results - minister...

France...

 2020-07-02 09:54 

Reuters Africa

Kremlin hails landslide vote that gave Putin right to extend his rule as a triumph...

The Kremlin on Thursday hailed as a triumph the result of a nationwide vote that handed President Vladimir Putin the right to stay in power until 2036, saying it was a testament to public trust in him....

 2020-07-02 09:38 

Reuters Africa

Fire breaks out at Iranian nuclear facility, no damage reported, officials say...

A fire broke out at Iran...

 2020-07-02 09:34 

Reuters Africa

As cases in Tokyo surge, Japan gives expert advisory panel a makeover...

With new coronavirus cases in Tokyo surging to a two-month high, Japan faces the prospect of a second wave without the experts who tackled the first phase of the epidemic....

 2020-07-02 09:11 

Reuters Africa

Explosion at Astron Energy's South African refinery kills at least two - source...

An explosion on Thursday at Astron Energy...

 2020-07-02 08:55 

Reuters Africa

Explosion at Astron Energy's South African refinery kills at least two - source...

An explosion on Thursday at Astron Energy...

 2020-07-02 08:46 

Reuters Africa

Funeral begins for Ethiopian singer whose killing sparked deadly protests...

Security was high in Ethiopia...

 2020-07-02 08:03 

Reuters Africa

More than 80 dead in Ethiopian protests following killing of singer...

More than 80 people have been killed in protests in Ethiopia...

 2020-07-02 07:59 

Reuters Africa

Funeral begins for Ethiopian singer whose killing sparked deadly protests...

Security was high in Ethiopia...

 2020-07-02 06:46 

Reuters Africa

'Flame of freedom is precious', British minister says on Hong Kong...

The "flame of freedom" is precious and Britain will do whatever is required to support the people of Hong Kong after China introduced a new security law, a junior British minister said on Thursday....

 2020-07-02 01:43 

Reuters Africa

Hong Kong police arrest suspect at airport after officer assaulted in security law protests...

Hong Kong police arrested a 24-year-old man at the city...

 2020-07-02 01:19 

Reuters Africa

Twitter removes image tweet by Trump over copyright complaint...

Twitter Inc has taken down an image tweet by the U.S. President Donald Trump on June 30, in response to a report from a copyright holder....

 2020-07-02 00:22 

Reuters Africa

Gunmen kill 24 people in attack on Mexican drug rehab center...

Twenty-four people have been killed in an armed attack on a drugs rehabilitation facility in the central Mexican city of Irapuato, according to media reports on Wednesday which were confirmed by a Mexican federal official....

 2020-07-01 22:01 

Reuters Africa

Fearing an election loss, Trump allies push him to be less polarizing...

Some of President Donald Trump...

 2020-07-01 20:06 

Reuters Africa

'No more rainbow capitalism' as protests shine light on Black trans lives...

Protests and marches for the rights of Black trans people drew thousands to the streets under the banner of "Black Trans Lives Matter" in recent weeks amid a global demonstrations against racism....

 2020-07-01 19:23 

Reuters Africa

Trump says he would wear a mask in close quarters - Fox Business...

U.S. President Donald Trump, who has avoided being seen in public wearing a face covering, said on Wednesday he would wear a mask if he were in close quarters with other people in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus....

 2020-07-01 18:58 

Reuters Africa

Military deployed in Ethiopian capital after more than 80 killed in protests...

The military was deployed in the Ethiopian capital on Wednesday, as armed gangs roamed neighbourhoods in a second day of unrest that has claimed more than 80 lives and deepened political divisions in Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed...

 2020-07-01 18:43 

Reuters Africa

Seattle police clear protest zone after flares of violence...

Seattle authorities moved on Wednesday to dismantle a protest zone that the city...

 2020-07-01 16:42 

Reuters Africa

Venezuela's electoral board considers December 13 for new parliamentary vote...

Venezuela...

 2020-07-01 14:07 

Reuters Africa

Big S.African insurers face $232 mln in claims from 500 virus-hit firms...

Virus-related claims from just over 500 small South African firms battling insurers who have rejected them are worth up to 4 billion rand ($232 million), the firm representing the businesses has calculated....

 2020-07-01 13:16 

Reuters Africa

Trump not briefed because Russia bounty reports uncorroborated - White House...

President Donald Trump was not verbally briefed on a reported Russian effort to pay the Taliban to kill U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan because the allegations were not corroborated at the time, White House national security adviser Robert O...

 2020-07-01 12:18 

Reuters Africa

U.S. forces should quit Syria immediately - Iran president...

The illegitimate presence of U.S. forces in Syria should end immediately, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan in a video conference broadcast on Iranian state TV on Wednesday....

 2020-07-01 12:06 

Reuters Africa

Russia's Putin says there is need for peaceful dialogue in Syria...

Russian President Vladimir Putin told his counterparts from Turkey and Iran on Wednesday that there was a need for peaceful dialogue between warring sides in Syria....

 2020-07-01 11:37 

Reuters Africa

Merkel says EU must be prepared if Brexit talks fail...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Wednesday the European Union must prepare for a possible failure of talks with Britain over a new trading relationship....

 2020-07-01 10:57 

Reuters Africa

From renditions to closed-door trials, China's security law upends Hong Kong legal landscape...

Leading Hong Kong lawyers are warning of a stark new era of mainland justice as they digest the full impact of China...

 2020-07-01 08:38 

Reuters Africa

Taiwan to establish representative office in unrecognised Somaliland...

Taiwan will establish a representative office in the breakaway African region of Somaliland, Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said on Wednesday, amid an escalating diplomatic tug-of-war between Taipei and Beijing....

 2020-07-01 08:37 

Reuters Africa

Vote that could extend Putin's rule culminates as Russians get cash payments...

Russians with children received cash payments on Wednesday on the final day of a vote on constitutional changes that could allow Vladimir Putin to stay in power until 2036....

 2020-07-01 08:35 

Reuters Africa

50 killed in Ethiopia protests over singer's death...

At least 50 people were killed in Ethiopia...

 2020-07-01 07:06 

Reuters Africa

At least 10 dead as slaying of Ethiopian singer triggers protests...

At least 10 people died and more than 80 were wounded when the killing of a popular singer triggered blasts and protests in Ethiopia...

 2020-07-01 07:05 

Reuters Africa

Boat that sank on Turkey's Lake Van was carrying up to 60 migrants - minister...

A boat that sank on Lake Van in eastern Turkey is believed to have been carrying 55-60 migrants, Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said on Wednesday, adding that six bodies had been recovered so far....

 2020-07-01 06:59 

Reuters Africa

One killed in Sudan as thousands rally for faster reform...

One person was killed and several others injured during largely peaceful demonstrations in Sudan on Tuesday, a government spokesman said, as tens of thousands of people took to the streets demanding faster reform and greater civilian rule in the country...

 2020-07-01 03:49 

Reuters Africa

Diminished but not dismantled, Seattle protest occupation enters fourth week...

Seattle crews on Tuesday used heavy machinery to remove some barricades around the city...

 2020-06-30 23:05 

Reuters Africa

Cuba prevents protest over police killing of Black man...

A raft of Cuban dissidents, artists and journalists said on Tuesday that state security agents had staked out their homes to prevent them from attending planned protests over the killing by police of a young Black man....

 2020-06-30 21:07 

Reuters Africa

Russia tells IAEA it is incident-free after nuclear particle increase...

Russia has told the U.N. atomic watchdog there have been no nuclear incidents on its territory that could explain elevated but still harmless levels of radioactive particles detected on the Baltic Sea last week, the U.N. agency said on Tuesday....

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