Wednesday, September 29, 2021

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Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi died at the age of 92

Tunisian President, Beji Caid Essebsi, died at the age of 92, the Presidential Office said in a statement on Thursday. The veteran politician began to lead Tunisia in 2014, three years after the Arab Revival after Zine El Abidine Ben...

3 injured in car bomb explosion at French base in Mali

A car bomb exploded on Monday at the entrance to the French Gao base in northeastern Mali, injuring at least three French and Estonian troops, the French Chief of Staff said "A car bomb attack occurred at 15:15 local time...

British Airways suspended flights to Cairo

British Airways announced the suspension of its airline operations to Cairo for seven days beginning from Saturday, as a security measure. Airlines from Germany, Lufthansa also took the same action, when suspending flights from Munich and Frankfurt to Cairo, for...

WHO declares outbreak of Ebola in Congo

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo a "public health emergency of international concern" and said the risks of its spread in Goma and Uganda had increased the...

Pictures: Intense security deployed outside Nigerian parliament after police shooting

The area surrounding the Nigerian parliament witnessed a state of security alert on Tuesday, it was closed after shooting. A spokesman for the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, a Shiite group, told Reuters that the Nigeria police shot at the movement's...

United Nations envoy warns of violence against civilians in Central African Republic

The head of the United Nations Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA), Mankeur Ndiaye, warned of the dangers facing the civilian population as a result of continued violence on a daily basis despite the peace agreement signed in February. The...

Egyptian famous Pharaoh: Tutankhamen’s quartzite head auctioned at $ 6 million

Egyptian famous Pharaoh's head, Tutankhamen, made up of quartzite auctioned for $ 6 million yesterday in London despite receiving Cairo's strong protests. Christie's auction house sold its 28.5 centimeter legacy at 4,746,250 pounds in a most controversial auction event over...

Violent clashes near White House during Independence Day

As the Americans celebrate Independence Day, the area around the White House saw violent clashes between a number of opponents of US President Donald Trump and his supporters, prompting US police intervention. A number of demonstrators set fire to the...

Davos Summer Forum ends in China

The 13th Summer Davos Forum ended Wednesday in Dalian, northeast China's Liaoning Province. The three-day forum saw more than 200 events, including business dialogue and professional sub-forums, with more than 2,000 political leaders, businessmen, academic experts and media representatives from...

World Food Program: Congo is the second largest country to starve after Yemen

World Food Program WFP spokesman Herve Verheusel said the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has become the second-largest country in the world to starve after Yemen. Verheuser said at a news conference in Geneva on Tuesday that the UN...

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Trudeau announces the formation of new government in Canada next month

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, whose Liberal Party won the recent legislative elections, announced that the new government will...
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