Africa

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  • Roadside blast injures six Kenyan police officers near Somalia border

    Date: 2018-07-04 18:03:04 GMT - Kenya - Africa - SN:75 - ID:7473557

    NAIROBI, July 4 (MENA) - Six Kenyan police officers were injured after the vehicle in which they were travelling ran over an improvised explosive device (IED) in Garissa country near the Somali border, Shabelle Media Network (SMN) reported on ....

  • Nigeria captain says father had been kidnapped hours before World Cup match

    Date: 2018-07-03 16:32:40 GMT - Russia - Africa - SN:84 - ID:7471912

    MOSCOW, July 3 (MENA) - Mikel John Obi was told that his father had been kidnapped and would be killed if he reported anything – just hours before he led Nigeria into their final World Cup group phase tie against Argentina, The Guardian reported on ....

  • Tunisian FM urges unity of African ranks during negotiations with European partners

    Date: 2018-07-02 10:04:39 GMT - Tunisia - Africa - SN:27 - ID:7469086

    TUNIS, July 2 (MENA) - Tunisian Foreign Minister Khemis al Jahnawi asserted that Tunisia is keen on the unity of the African ranks during any coming negotiations with the European partners. This came during the inaugural session of the 31st ....

  • Moroccan king: Corruption hinders development in Africa

    Date: 2018-07-02 07:10:27 GMT - Mauritania - Africa - SN:10 - ID:7468877

    NOUAKCHOTT, July 2 (MENA) - Moroccan King Mohammed VI said that corruption hindered development in the African Continent. Giving a word at the 31st African Union summit in Nouakchott on Sunday evening, Moroccan Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita, ....

  • Mauritanian president, UN official review African crises

    Date: 2018-07-02 07:04:07 GMT - Mauritania - Africa - SN:5 - ID:7468879

    NOUAKCHOTT, July 2, (MENA) - Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz had talks late Sunday with United Nations Assistant Secretary General Amina Mohamed on means of defusing tension in Africa. The talks tackled Mauritania's contribution to ....

  • PM: Egypt backs Mauritania in fight against terrorism

    Date: 2018-07-01 18:25:22 GMT - Egypt - Africa - SN:45 - ID:7468416

    CAIRO/NOUAKCHOTT, July 1 (MENA) – Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Sunday said Egypt backs Mauritania in the fight against terrorism, calling for exchange of information on terror groups and networks of organized crime. Madbouli also said Cairo ....

  • 31st AU Summit kicks off in Nouakchott 5 last Nouakchott

    Date: 2018-07-01 18:02:33 GMT - Mauritania - Africa - SN:43 - ID:7468517

    Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Abul Gheit said the Arab and African states face several challenges that threaten their security and stability. He called for doubling and coordinating efforts to settle the crises threatening a number of ....

  • Civilians killed in attack on French counter-terror force in northern Mali

    Date: 2018-07-01 16:56:55 GMT - Mali - Africa - SN:39 - ID:7468526

    BAMAKO, July 1 (MENA) - A bomb-laden car rammed into a patrol convoy carrying soldiers belonging to the French counter-terror force Barkhane in the northern Malian city of Gao, killing at least two civilians, France 24 quoted officials as saying on ....

  • 31st AU Summit kicks off in 4 Nouakchott

    Date: 2018-07-01 12:28:01 GMT - Mauritania - Africa - SN:29 - ID:7468048

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al Maliki told the summit that he is seeking African support in the lawful struggle against the Israeli occupation since 1967. Maliki thanked all African states for voting for providing protection to the ....

  • 31st AU Summit kicks off in Nouakchott 3 Nouakchott

    Date: 2018-07-01 11:51:13 GMT - Mauritania - Africa - SN:25 - ID:7468034

    Indeed, the African continent is facing grave security challenges, topped by terrorism, extremism and drug trafficking, the Mauritanian president acknowledged. Those challenges constitute real obstacles in the face of sustainable development, he ....

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