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14 students killed in northwestern Burkina Faso

KIGALI, Rwanda At least 14 students were killed on Saturday morning in northwestern Burkina Faso after a bus they were traveling in stepped on a mine, authorities said. “A transport vehicle...

Somali: Plane with medical supplies crashes, 6 dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia At least six people, including two Somali citizens and four foreigners, were killed when a plane carrying medical supplies to fight coronavirus crashed in southern Somalia on Monday,...

French court opens classified files on Rwandan genocide

PARIS  France's highest administrative court on Friday allowed a French academic access to classified files on the country's dark role in the Rwandan genocide. Francois Graner is part of the group...

UN Security Council to meet over Mali coup

ANKARA The UN Security Council will hold a closed-door meeting on Wednesday over the situation in Mali following a coup, upon the call of France and Niger. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves...

Nigeria introduces airdrop of foods for terror victims

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Nigeria’s government on Sunday announced to deliver aid by air to civilians in remote communities northeast of the country as they are not accessible by road due to...

UN experts urge release of Egyptian rights defenders

GENEVA UN human rights experts on Friday condemned Egypt for the arbitrary arrest and detention of three human rights defenders, apparently after they discussed human rights issues with foreign ambassadors. “It...

Libya to officially ask Turkey for military aid

TUNIS Libya's Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha said on Thursday that the UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) will officially demand military aid from Turkey. Addressing a news conference in Tripoli, Bashagha...

Libya's Haftar defies cease-fire, launches attacks

TRIPOLI, Libya  Libya's UN-recognized government said Sunday that forces of renegade commander Khalifa Haftar had launched attacks in the country's northwest despite a call for cease-fire. The militias attacked Abu Qurain...

Libya starts evacuating citizens from abroad amid virus

TRIPOLI  Libya has decided to evacuate its citizens in Turkey and other countries as a result of flight suspensions due to the coronavirus pandemic.    According to a statement by Deputy...

UAE interference main cause of Libya crisis: Minister

TRIPOLI, Libya  Libya's Interior Minister Fathi Bashagha on Wednesday blamed the current crisis in his country on the interference of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in the Libyan affairs and...

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Bosnian minister says more women needed in government

BELGRADE, Serbia Bosnia and Herzegovina's first headscarf-wearing minister said Wednesday that women should be more involved in government.  "There are four women in the current cantonal...

UAE ratifies visa exemption agreement with Israel

ISTANBUL  The United Arab Emirates approved a visa exemption agreement with Israel on Wednesday, Israel’s Foreign Ministry said in a statement.  The agreement will come into...

NBA: Rockets trade James Harden to Nets

ANKARA The Houston Rockets traded James Harden to the Brooklyn Nets, NBA insider Shams Charania announced Wednesday.  “Rockets are acquiring Caris LeVert in James Harden deal...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – January 14, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments on the coronavirus pandemic and other news in Turkey and around the world.   Coronavirus...

‘Cyprus solution must be based on sovereign equality'

LEFKOSA, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus  An official negotiation process on the Cyprus issue can only be started for a solution based on sovereign equality,...