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Auschwitz: First travelling exhibition will visit Europe and US

Wednesday July 2017 By BBC PAWEL SAWICKI/AUSCHWITZ-BIRKENAU STATE MUSEUM Belongings, like these glasses, from some of the many who died in Auschwitz will be on display The first travelling exhibition of objects from Auschwitz is set to go on tour in the hope it will become “a warning cry” to future generations. The exhibition is due to visit 14 cities ...

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Egypt tells European Union there will be ‘no compromise’ on Qatar

Ahram Online , Tuesday 25 Jul 2017 Egyptian Foreign Affairs Sameh Hassan Shoukry gives a joint press with High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy / Vice-President of the Commission and European Commissioner for European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations after an EU-Egypt Association Council meeting at the EU headquarters in Brussels on July 25, 2017. ...

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A four-day meeting on Somalia’s security opens in Mogadishu

25 JULY 2017 By Shabelle Media Network A joint meeting of senior officials from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) opened in Mogadishu today, to lay groundwork for the transitioning of Somalia’s security from AMISOM to the country’s security forces. The four-day meeting was officially opened by the Deputy Prime Minister H.E ...

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Mali confirms arrest of key jihadist near Timbuktu

Monday July 24, 2017 BAMAKO (Reuters) – Malian and French troops have arrested a close associate of a preacher whose jihadist group has claimed dozens of attacks against Western and Malian targets, Mali’s security minister said on Sunday. Macina Liberation Front, based in central Mali’s Mopti region, is led by cleric Amadou Koufa who has called upon followers to take ...

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Sudan clashes kill up to 10 in Darfur: tribal chiefs

Monday 24 July, 2017 Khartoum – Clashes between two Arab tribes in Sudan’s war-torn state of East Darfur have killed up to 10 people this weekend, tribal leaders told AFP on Sunday. The fighting that began on Saturday comes as the United Nations and African Union prepare to downsize their peacekeeping mission in Darfur, saying that overall violence there has ...

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Arab League to hold emergency meeting Wednesday on Israeli escalation against Palestinians

  By Ahram Online | Sunday 23 Jul 2017 The Arab League’s chief says the Israeli government is ‘playing with fire’ by imposing new measures near Al-Aqsa Mosque in East Jerusalem File Photo: Arab League Meetings (Photo:Reuters)   The Arab League will hold an emergency ministerial meeting on Wednesday to discuss recent Israeli escalations against Palestinians, according to an Arab ...

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No dialogue with Qatar until it revises policies: UAE minister

Reuters , Saturday 22 Jul 2017 Minister of State for Foreign Affairs for the United Arab Emirates, Anwar Gargash, speaks at an event at Chatham House in London, Britain July 17, 2017 (Photo: Reuters)   The United Arab Emirates, one of four Arab countries that have imposed sanctions on Qatar, said on Saturday that Doha needed to change its policies ...

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