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Man arrested for allegedly murdering brother in Eastern Cape

  March 04, 2019   File picture: Pexels   By ANA (African News Agency)   Cape Town – A 45-year-old man was arrested for alleged murder of his 40-year-old brother in Mndundu Village, in Willowvale, Eastern Cape police said on Monday. According to police spokesperson, Captain Jackson Manatha, it is alleged that the suspect was arriving at his home in ...

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May accused of ‘bribing MPs’ with £1.6bn post-Brexit fund for deprived towns

  March 04, 2019   Although the government claims it will boost growth, others think it is targeted at Labour MPs representing Leave constituencies. Theresa May has promised a £1.6bn package for ‘left behind’ communities in predominately Leave areas   By JON CRAIG, Chief Political Correspondent   Theresa May is being accused of “bribing MPs” in “a desperate measure to ...

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Attack slows on Daesh Syria pocket to save civilians

  March 04, 2019   Baghouz is believed to be the last Daesh enclave SDF forces said they will slow down their attacks as they believe some civilians still remain in the area Thousands of civilians left the village as US-backed SDF forces carried out attacks. (AFP)   By REUTERS   BEIRUT – US-backed forces are slowing down their offensive ...

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Russian mercenaries back Libyan rebel leader as Moscow seeks influence in Africa

  March 04, 2019   Libyan military leader Khalifa Haftar leaves a meeting with Russia’s foreign minister in Moscow in November 2016 CREDIT: MAXIM SHEMETOV/REUTERS     By Alec Luhn, Moscow and Dominic Nicholls, DEFENCE AND SECURITY CORRESPONDENT   Hundreds of mercenaries linked to Russian military intelligence have been backing the rebel commander of Libya’s breakaway eastern half, The Telegraph ...

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PM Abiy, President Kenyatta Arrived in Asmara

  March 03, 2019   ADDIS ABABA (ENA) – Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta received by President Isaias Afewerki upon arrival in Asmara, Eritrea this morning, according to the office of the Prime Minister. The peace agreement signed between Ethiopia and Eritrea on July 9th to culminate the 20 years old hostility and restore diplomatic ties ...

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US wants to know if Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down Indian warplane

  March 03, 2019   Pakistani soldiers stand next to what Pakistan says is the wreckage of an Indian fighter jet shot down in Pakistan controled Kashmir at Somani area in Bhimbar district near the Line of Control on February 27, 2019. (AFP)   By REUTERS   ISLAMABAD – The United States is “seeking information” on whether Pakistan used US-built ...

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Anti-Muslim Signs in Statehouse Roil West Virginia, Draw Outrage

  March 03, 2019   FILE – Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., listens to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union speech, at the Capitol in Washington, Feb. 5, 2019.   By Associated Press   CHARLESTON, W.VA. – An anti-Muslim poster outside the West Virginia House of Delegates chamber falsely connecting a freshman congresswoman to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks has ...

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Algerians in Paris protest Bouteflika’s fifth presidential bid

  March 03, 2019   Stephane de Sakutin, AFP | A protester holds up the Algerian flag during a rally against the Algerian president’s bid for a fifth term in office on February 24, 2019 at the Place de la République in Paris.   FRANCE 24 with AFP, AP   Algerians in Paris are gathering Sunday to protest against ailing ...

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Milan protesters denounce Italy’s right-wing government

  March 02, 2019   Anti-racism demonstrators gathered in their thousands outside the northern Italian city’s Duomo cathedral. Their anger focused on Italy’s controversial right-wing interior minister, Matteo Salvini. Tens of thousands of people took to Milan’s streets on Saturday to protest against what they said are racist policies promoted by the national government. The demonstrators played bongo drums and ...

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Wounded and alone, children emerge from last ISIS enclave

  March 02, 2019   Some of the children are foreigners whose parents brought them to be raised under ISIS rule, or child fighters conscripted into what the group dubbed “cubs of the caliphate”. PHOTO: AFP   DEIR AL-ZOR PROVINCE, SYRIA (Reuters) – Hareth Najem fled the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria’s (ISIS) last enclave in eastern Syria wounded ...

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