Tag Archives: Politics

29Mar/16

Malawi struggles to host thousands of Mozambicans escaping violence.

Hundreds of Mozambicans continue to cross over the border into neighbouring Malawi as they escape fighting between rebels and government forces in the country’s west. The UN is increasing support to cater for a growing number of affected civilians.

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20Mar/16
Former vice president of the Democratic Republic of Congo

Verdict expected on Monday in Bemba war crimes trial at ICC

Jean-Pierre Bemba went on trial at the International Criminal Court over five years ago for war crimes including giving his troops licence to attack civilians, which led to mass rapes, murders and pillaging of civilians in the Central African Republic.

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18Mar/16
paris attacks suspect salah abdeslam

Most-wanted fugitive from Paris attacks arrested in Brussels – Hollande

French President Francois Hollande and Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel announce the arrest of Salah Abdeslam, the most-wanted fugitive from November’s Paris attacks.

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16Mar/16

France to station troops in Ivory Coast following attack on beach resort – French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve

Paris will station a force of armed gendarmes in the capital of Burkina Faso to react swiftly in the event of another attack in the region and to provide training, French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve says.

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12Mar/16
A protester holds up a ripped campaign sign for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump

Chicago Police say Trump made own decision to cancel rally

Chicago Police say they were not consulted by the Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s campaign before the decision was made to cancel a rally that drew thousands of protesters.

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05Mar/16

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe says gov’t will take over all diamond operations

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe says his government will take possession of all diamond operations because existing miners had robbed the country of its wealth. Mugabe also adds that his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife Grace will not automatically inherit the role.

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