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Sudan’s transition bodies pass laws to break up former regime

  November 29, 2019   File – Sudan’s new Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok speaks during a press conference in Khartoum on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. (Photo: AP)   Khartoum – Sudan’s Sovereign Council and Council of Ministers adopted the Law on the Dismantling of the Ingaz Regime and the Public Order Act, as hundreds went out in the streets of ...

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IGAD Council of Ministers Meeting Underway in Addis

  November 29, 2019   Addis Ababa – The Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (IGAD) Council of Ministers is deliberating to appraise organizational structure and treaty of the regional block. The 47th Extraordinary session of IGAD Council of Ministers is underway on in Addis Ababa today. IGAD organizational structure and treaty, the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden issues on the ...

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Del Re and Belloni present the Premio Minerva to women

  November 27, 2019   The Sala della Protomoteca of the Campidoglio, hosted the 30th edition of the “Premio Minerva Anna Maria Mammolitti”, at which Deputy Foreign Minister Emanuela Del Re presented the “Premio alle Donne del Mondo per l’impegno Politico” (“Award to Women in the World for their Political Engagement”) to Fawziya Abikar Nur, the Minister of Health of ...

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Man sentenced to life for Manchester Victoria station stabbings

  November 28, 2019   Mahdi Mohamud tried to kill three people in New Year’s Eve attack which had terrorist link Police restraining Mahdi Mohamud after three people were stabbed at Victoria station, in Manchester, on New Year’s Eve. Photograph: Sam Clack/PA   By Amy Walker | The Guardian   A man who stabbed three people in Manchester’s Victoria train ...

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Five dead in Minneapolis high-rise fire; IDs of 4 released

  November 28, 2019   Mpls. blaze thought to be accidental, but cause still not known DAVID JOLES, STAR TRIBUNE | Residents of a south Minneapolis high-rise were evacuated Wednesday after a fire broke out on the 14th floor, killing five. Here, a woman who didn’t live in the building pointed up to where the fire was.   By John ...

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270 million people are migrants, who send home a staggering $689 billion

  November 28, 2019   © UNICEF/Santiago Arcos | Ten-year old Jimmy (right), one of millions of Venezuelan fleeing the country, waits in the migration center queue to get his official papers to enter Ecuador, where his sister is waiting for him. (2019)   By UN News Center   The number of international migrants in 2019 is now estimated at ...

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Report: Trump Aware of Whistleblower Complaint Before Releasing Ukraine Aid

  November 27, 2019   President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Sunrise, Fla., Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2019.   By VOA News   U.S. President Donald Trump learned about a whistleblower complaint regarding his relations with Ukraine before he decided to unfreeze nearly $400 million in military aid, according to a New York Times report published Tuesday. The ...

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Sudan’s government endorses draft law banning al-Bashir’s party

  November 27, 2019   KHARTOUM – The Sudanese cabinet on Tuesday approved a draft law to dismantle the “Ingaz Regime”, including dissolution of the former ruling National Congress Party (NCP) and barring its political activities of its leaders or figures. Seven months after the revolution, the Forces for Freedom and Change (FCC) announced on November 4, the completion of ...

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Bangladesh court sentences Islamist extremists to death for 2016 cafe attack

  November 27, 2019   AFP / Munir UZ ZAMAN | A special anti-terrorism tribunal delivered the verdict in a crowded courtroom in the capital Dhaka.   By AFP   Seven Islamist extremists have been sentenced to death by a Bangladesh court over a savage 2016 attack that killed 22 people including 18 foreigners at a Dhaka cafe popular with ...

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President Kenyatta receives BBI report

  November 26, 2019   The 14-member team that went round the country collecting views tried to balance various interests and address some of the matters that led to the rejection of the Thirdway Alliance Party-fronted Punguza Mizigo bill. Though the BBI task force focused on the nine points, it is the proposal to create a prime ministerial post that ...

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