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Nigeria: 14 Military, Police Killed in Boko Haram Ambush

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA Nigeria’s military says 14 military and police personnel have been killed in an ambush by Boko Haram extremists.

An army statement says the security forces were on escort duty when they were attacked …

Sudan Protests Reportedly Spread to More Than a Half-Dozen Cities

CAIRO � Protests against price rises and the autocratic three-decade regime of President Omar Hassan al-Bashir spread Saturday in Sudan, amid reports of fresh casualties.

The government closed schools and universities in the capital, Khartoum, …

Seven Killed in Congo Cargo Plane Crash

KINSHASA Congolese cargo plane that went missing after delivering materials for a presidential election has crashed, killing seven crew members, Democratic Republic of Congo’s electoral body said on Friday.

Air accidents are relatively frequent in …

Sustainable Development ‘Best Tool’ for Resolving, Preventing Crises, Deputy Secretary-General Tells Global Humanitarian Policy Forum

Following are UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed’s opening remarks at the seventh Global Humanitarian Policy Forum, in New York, today:

It is a pleasure to open the seventh Global Humanitarian Policy Forum, on the theme: …

First Western Sahara talks at UN in six years, begin in Geneva

Talks have begun at the UN on the future of Western Sahara � the first in years � the Organization announced on Wednesday.

In 1991, the UN helped bring an end to fighting in the …

Concluding Session, Second Committee Passes 12 Texts, Including Drafts Addressing Illicit Financial Flows, Disaster Risk Reduction

The General Assembly would express concern that virtual assets are increasingly being used for illicit activities in 1 of 11 draft resolutions and a draft decision the Second Committee (Economic and Financial) today approved as …

Africa Economic Conference 2018 focusses on Africa Visa Openness and integration

For millions of ordinary travellers, inter-African travel is still too often a nightmare. Be it border hassles, lack of road or air routes linking key cities, or the frustrations of being refused entry to a …