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Violence Erupts in Kenya Over New Election Law

Kenyan police have fired tear gas at opposition protesters a day after their leader Raila Odinga announced his withdrawal from the presidential race, saying he

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Clashes Threaten Ethiopia’s Delicate Ethnic Balance ― AFP

The unrest raises questions about the future of Ethiopia’s “ethnic federalism” system of governance, which is supposed to offer a degree of self-determination to the

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Kenya Police Killed 35 in August Poll Violence: Rights Group

Thirty-seven people were killed after Kenya's August elections, and all but two of the cases were caused by "excessive" force by police, a human rights

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Merkel Wins 4th Term but Nationalists Surge in German Vote

BERLIN — Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc won a lackluster victory in Germany's national election Sunday while the anti-migrant, nationalist Alternative for Germany party managed

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Ethiopia Govt Must Avoid Repeat of Deadly Chaos at Irreecha Festival: HRW

International rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has tasked the Ethiopian government and security forces to create an enabling environment for the conduct of a

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Sudan: Military Link with Ethiopia a Pillar of Stability in the Region

Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir met with the Ethiopian National Defense Forces Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Samora Yunis in Khartoum, Sudan. (Middle East Monitor)―“Military relations between

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Kenyan opposition leader rejects new presidential poll, demands ‘guarantees’ against fraud

NAIROBI — Kenyan opposition politician Raila Odinga vowed Tuesday that he would not participate in a new presidential election scheduled for next month without “legal

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UN political chief urges Security Council to 'remain united, take appropriate action' on DPR Korea

Under-Secretary-General for Political Affairs Jeffrey Feltman briefs the Security Council on 4 September 2017 on the latest nuclear test conducted by the Democratic People's Republic

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Thailand: Yingluck 'fled to Dubai' ahead of verdict

Reports suggest Yingluck may have fled to the Emirati city to escape a case which she believes is politically motivated. Facing a possible 10-year jail term,

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Lesotho's King Arrives in Ethiopia to Boost Ties

 Lesotho's King Letsie III on Monday arrived in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa on a visit to boost ties of the two African countries. King Letsie III,

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Ethiopia PM Attends Graduation of Sudanese Military Personnel

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn who is on an official visit in neighbouring Sudan attended the graduation of Sudanese military personnel who completed military science

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Court Rules to Summon PM Hailemariam Desalegn and other Officials

Addis Abeba, August 19/2017 –A panel of judges at the Federal high court 4th criminal bench have today ruled to subpoena Prime Minister Hailemeriam Desalegn

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