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Libya: Haftar forces attack airport in Tripoli

TRIPOLI  Libya’s Mitiga international airport in Tripoli was hit by an airstrike Sunday. Mustafa el-Mecei, the spokesman for the Government of National Accord (GNA) Burkan al-Ghadab (Volcano of Rage) military operation,...

Somalia needs Turkey’s help: Turkish foreign minister

ANKARA/DOHA The Turkish foreign minister on Sunday said Somalia needs Turkey’s help to ensure political stability, to restructure national security forces and to create an environment that will allow economic...

Armed attack kills 53 soldiers in Mali

JOHANNESBURG At least 53 Malian soldiers and a civilian were killed on Friday by militants who attacked a military post, a government spokesman said. "Following the attack of the FAMa (Armed...

Algerian protesters mark 65th independence anniversary

ALGIERS Algerian protesters on Friday marked the 65th anniversary of Independence War as weekly demonstrations take place for the 37th Friday. Demonstrations which began late Thursday coincided with official celebrations of...

Somalia: After drought, conflict, 273,000 flee flooding

ANKARA At least 273,000 people had to flee severe flooding of the Shabelle River in Somalia, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said in a report on Friday. Calling for urgent humanitarian...

IOM urges immediate release of South Sudan abductees

GENEVA The International Organization for Migration (IOM) on Friday called for the unconditional release of a female volunteer and a 4-year-old child abducted in South Sudan during a gun-battle that...

Despite other rich resources, South Sudan's oil may fuel war

JUBA, South Sudan South Sudan oil has been fueling conflict in the country as oil revenues have been used to fund war, according to one of the country’s top political...

DR Congo army launches major operation against militias

ANKARA  The Congolese army launched a major military operation against armed groups in the eastern part of the country, a military spokesman said late Thursday. Maj. Gen. Leon Kasonga said the...

Ethiopia arrests 409 in connection with Oromia violence

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia Some 409 individuals have been arrested in connection with the violence last week in many places in Ethiopia’s most populous region Oromia, said the spokeswoman for the...

Sudan: Protesters urge disbanding of ex-ruling party

KHARTOUM, Sudan Hundreds of protesters took to the streets on Thursday in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum urging the new government to disband ousted President Omar al-Bashir's party. The protesters gathered...

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Turkish president, UN chief discuss ways to end crisis caused by Russia-Ukraine war

ANKARA The Turkish president and UN secretary-general on Monday spoke over phone and discussed initiatives aimed at resolving the ongoing crisis caused by the Russia-Ukraine...

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Russia becomes China’s largest oil supplier

ANKARA Russia has surpassed Saudi Arabia to become China's largest oil supplier, as refiners bought up Russian crude oil offered at a huge discount...

EU, Egypt agree on partnership priorities until 2027

BRUSSELS The EU and Egypt have agreed on the partnership priorities guiding their relationship until 2027. The Association Council of the European Union and Egypt...

Syria's Tal Rifat surrounded with tunnels by YPG/PKK terrorists

TAL RIFAT, Syria / ANKARA The YPG/PKK terror group is using a sophisticated network of tunnels in the Tal Rifat district in northern Syria to...