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Ethiopia arrests officials over ethnic massacres

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia  Ethiopian authorities have arrested at least five federal and regional officials in connection with the ongoing killings of civilians by gunmen in the western Benishangul-Gumuz region.   Scores of...

Sudan says will not withdraw from disputed area

KHARTOUM Sudan said Tuesday it would not withdraw from territories disputed with Ethiopia in the border region. "Our position is not to withdraw from the lands that were retrieved from the...

Turkey, Libya not to let 'fait-accompli': Turkish spox

ANKARA Turkish Foreign Ministry spokesman on Sunday said the recently inked memorandum of understanding between Turkey and Libya's UN-recognized Government of National Accord (GNA) on the maritime jurisdictions complied with...

Haftar forces bomb kills 30, injures 33

TRIPOLI, Libya Thirty people were killed and 33 injured Saturday in an airstrike here by eastern Libyan forces. Jets loyal to Gen. Khalifa Haftar bombed a military school dormitory in southern Tripoli, according...

Libyan army targets Haftar-affiliated Janjaweed militia

ANKARA  The Libyan Army Sunday targeted the transport of Janjaweed militia affiliated to warlord Khalifa Haftar as they were preparing an attack south of the capital Tripoli. The airstrikes hit a...

Libyan army hits Haftar’s militias air defense system

TRIPOLI, Libya A Libyan military airstrike Saturday destroyed the air defense system of warlord Khalifa Haftar on the Al-Watiya airbase southwest of the capital. The strike destroyed the Russian-made Pantsir type...

Libyan army moves to capture Tarhuna from Haftar forces

TRIPOLI  The Libyan army launched an offensive on Wednesday to capture the city of Tarhuna, south of Tripoli, from militias of eastern warlord Khalifa Haftar, according to a military spokesman. "The...

Libya: Demonstrators protest worsening in Benghazi

TRIPOLI Libyans continued to protest worsening living conditions Friday in Benghazi, the base of warlord Khalifa Haftar.  Demonstrators took the streets for a second day once again to protest power cuts,...

South Africa staring down dire water crisis: Official

JOHANNESBURG As South Africa faces a serious water crisis, the country’s water and sanitation minister urged people Monday to use water sparingly before they start facing severe water restrictions. "South Africa...

Kenya: Global summit starts to end maternal deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya A summit on population and development kicked off in the Kenyan capital Nairobi on Tuesday, with world leaders and delegates focused on how to end violence against women...

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Turkish Central Bank reserves rise to $97.7B in June

ANKARA  The Turkish Central Bank announced on Wednesday that its official reserves amounted to $97.7 billion as of the end of June. Total reserve assets increased...

Anadolu Agency's Morning Briefing – July 28, 2021

ANKARA Anadolu Agency is here with a rundown of the latest developments in Turkey, around the world and the coronavirus pandemic. - Developments in Turkey,...

Tunisian president dismisses some top state officials

Tunisian President Kais Saied dismissed some top state officials Tuesday, according to a state bulletin. The bulletin included the president’s latest decisions on the dismissal...

Turkish foreign minister expresses support to Tunisian people following coup attempt

ANKARA The Turkish foreign minister expressed Tuesday Turkey's support to the Tunisian people following Sunday’s coup attempt. Mevlut Cavusoglu held a phone conversation with his Tunisian...

Turkey condemns EU’s stance on partial opening of Northern Cyprus’ ‘ghost town’

ANKARA Turkey on Tuesday dismissed remarks made by EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on the partial reopening of the Maras region in the Turkish...