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More than 60,000 migrants reach European shores in 2017

The organization has also recorded at least 1,530 deaths on the Mediterranean in 2017.

Militants attack Coptic Christians in Egypt

Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt’s capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children.

EU joins African, Caribbean and Pacific countries in climate deal push

The EU and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP) made the call at a UN climate change conference taking place in Bonn.

Ivory Coast on the brink of civil after nationwide army mutiny

Heavy gunfire erupted on Monday in Ivory Coast's two largest cities of Abidjan and Bouake as the military said it pressed an operation to quash a four-day nationwide army mutiny over bonus payments.
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EU urges Africans to demand more accountability from their leaders

The European Parliament has appealed for strengthening of Africa's legislative organs like the Pan African Parliament (PAP).
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Warlord Joseph Kony escapes justice

Indicted for killing thousands and kidnapping children to become soldiers and sex slaves, Joseph Kony has been Africa’s most notorious warlord for three decades.
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School bus plunges into a roadside ravine in Tanzania

Thirty-two school children, two teachers and a school bus driver were killed.
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Growing African repression causes migrant exodus

African countries are becoming increasingly repressive and causing more people to leave their homes.

Many dead as violence erupts throughout the Congo

Soldiers targeting the Kamwina Nsapu militia group in central Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 101 people.

Etienne Tshisekedi’s spirit lives on in Congolese hearts

Democratic Republic of Congo's veteran opposition leader, Etienne Tshisekedi, has died in Brussels aged 84.

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