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Talks on Sudan’s political transition fail to produce deal

Sudanese army rulers and protesters failed Tuesday to reach an agreement yet again on the make-up of a new ruling body as negotiations also...

12 suspected jihadists killed in Egypt raids: ministry

Twelve suspected jihadists were killed Monday in police raids near Cairo, Egypt's interior ministry said, a day after a bomb blast injured 17 people...

Thousands gather in France, worldwide for annual march against Monsanto

Since 2013, environmental activists and other protesters have organised the annual March Against Monsanto in cities in France and across the world, demanding an...

Singapore PM says ‘fake news’ law not against free speech

Singapore's prime minister Friday rejected allegations the city-state's new law to combat "fake news" is aimed at stifling free speech, following criticism from rights...

Death toll from Niger ambush rises as bodies of missing soldiers found

The bodies of 11 missing Nigerien soldiers have been discovered after an ambush by armed men killed 17 of their colleagues on patrol near...

Alabama governor signs strictest US abortion ban into law

U.S. abortion rights activists had already vowed to go to court to block enforcement of the Alabama measure, the strictest anti-abortion law yet enacted...

Calls for Airbnb users to shut accounts over Israeli settlements

Campaigners called on supporters of the Palestinian cause to at least temporarily deactivate their Airbnb accounts on Wednesday to protest its listings in settlements...

What we know about ‘sabotage’ of oil tankers

Four ships, including two Saudi oil tankers, were damaged in as yet unexplained "sabotage attacks" at a time of Gulf tensions triggered by a...

Six killed in attack on Catholic church in Burkina Faso

The attackers opened fire on the faithful at the beginning of Mass in the village of Dablo, 90 km from Kaya, according to FRANCE...

GovTech: new technology serving citizens

Focus on Govtech before the Las Vegas CES (Consumer Electronics Show, January 8-11 where more than 400 French start-ups will be present. Business France...
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