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Paris shooting casts shadow over final day of French election campaign…

By at April 22, 2017 | 12:48 am | 0 Comment

Paris shooting casts shadow over final day of French election campaign…

Paris (CNN)As France's presidential candidates gathered for the final debate in an already tumultuous election campaign, the sound of gunfire rang out on the streets of Paris once again. Thursday's terror attack on the Champs-Elysées, in which a policeman was killed and others wounded, just days before the country goes to the polls has brought yet another twist to an more...

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3 killed in shooting at Russian intelligence agency’s office…

By at April 22, 2017 | 12:47 am | 0 Comment

3 killed in shooting at Russian intelligence agency’s office…

The Islamic State jihadist group has claimed responsibility for a deadly attack Friday on an office of Russia's main domestic intelligence agency, the FSB, in the country's far east, a US-based monitoring group said. Amaq News Agency, an IS propaganda arm, made the claim in a brief report in Arabic distributed on the social media application Telegram that cited a more...

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Ethiopia extends state of emergency

By at March 30, 2017 | 11:03 pm | 0 Comment

Ethiopia extends state of emergency

Ethiopia has extended a nationwide state of emergency, imposed in October to curb an unprecedented wave of anti-government protests, by four months, the state-linked Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) reports . Defence Minster Siraj Fegessa is quoted as saying that the extension is needed because there are still "some people who occasionally strive to disrupt peace and more...

Africa , International

Can Chinese migrants integrate in Africa?

By at March 30, 2017 | 10:56 pm | 0 Comment

Can Chinese migrants integrate in Africa?

Most of her friends at her business college in Lusaka are from Zambia. Perched on a bench in the college grounds, she plays the guitar with her friends. At home her instrument of choice is the guzheng, a Chinese harp. But for an older generation of Chinese migrant, the ease of transitioning between cultures is a lot harder. It's been seven years since Lu Cheng's more...

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Africa Headline News Tuesday, March 21, 2017

By at March 21, 2017 | 10:05 pm | 0 Comment

World/Africa: Who's happy, who's not: Norway tops list, US falls (AP) If you want to pursue happiness, grab a winter coat. A new report shows Norway is the happiest country on Earth, Americans are getting sadder, and it takes more than just money to be happy. What makes Norway and other northern European countries top the happiness list has a lot to do with a sense more...

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