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  • Pope Francis denounces radicalisation, urges strong family units
    Fri, 27 Nov 2015 13:11

    Pope Francis denounces radicalisation, urges strong family units

    Pope Francis dwelled on strong family units in his remarks denouncing youth radicalisation and barbaric attacks on Thursday.

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  • Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:32

    Niger says Boko Haram gunmen kill 18 in village bordering Nigeria

    NIAMEY - Niger's government said on Thursday that Boko Haram militants killed 18 people, including a local religious leader, in an attack on a village in Niger's southern border area of Diffa on the Nigerian border.

  • Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:32

    Tanzania scraps government Christmas cards to save cash

    DAR ES SALAAM - Tanzanian officials will not be allowed to send out the usual government printed Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of belt-tightening measures by the new president.

  • Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:30

    South Sudan food team finds risk of "widespread catastrophe"

    GENEVA - Tens of thousands of people surviving on water lilies and swamp fish after fleeing South Sudan's war may run out of food entirely when the dry season starts in January, food security experts said in a report seen by Reuters on Thursday.

  • Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:30

    Sudan emerges as regional hub for sugar imports, smuggling rife

    LONDON/KHARTOUM - Sudan has long been known for its sweet tooth, but is now importing far more sugar than it can consume after the removal of customs duties with some supplies smuggled across its porous borders to neighbouring countries such as South Sudan and Chad.

  • Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:29

    Kenya says ready to leave global court over case against VP

    BRUSSELS - Kenya said on Thursday it was ready to quit the International Criminal Court if it did not get assurances about the handling of the trial of its vice president, hardening a rift between African powers and the tribunal.

  • Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:28

    Tunisia says identifies bus attack suicide bomber, makes 30 arrests

    TUNIS - Tunisian authorities have identified the suicide bomber from Tuesday's bus attack as a Tunisian national, and have made 30 more arrests since the blast that killed 12 presidential guards in the capital, the interior ministry said on Thursday.

  • Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:27

    Pope in Africa calls city slums "wounds" inflicted by inequality

    NAIROBI - Pope Francis visited a Nairobi slum on Friday, calling such areas "wounds inflicted" by a wealthy and powerful elite and urging Africa's governments to do more to lift their people up from poverty.

  • Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:26

    Mali says arrests two suspects linked to Bamako hotel attack

    BAMAKO - Mali authorities arrested two people on Thursday suspected of links to an attack on a luxury hotel in the capital that killed 20 people, the security ministry said.