Thunderstorms and flooding around Egypt entered a second day Friday, interrupting daily life in much of the country, including the capital Cairo, as the death toll rose to 18, authorities said.
Storms, flooding kill 18 in Egypt
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar in Berlin on Tuesday in a bid to advance efforts to secure a lasting cease-fire in Libya.
Merkel meets Libyan military commander Haftar
There is growing controversy about Britain’s planned deployment of 250 troops to Mali later this year, which has been widely described as the most dangerous since the UK’s military intervention in Afghanistan.
Confusion and controversy bedevils UK’s planned Mali deployment
The South African economy shrank by 1.4 percent in the fourth quarter of 2019, according to new Gross Domestic Product numbers, released by Statistics SA.
South Africa in recession after shock economic slump
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s central bank plans to use the country’s updated mining law to buy dollars from mining companies in exchange for Congolese francs to shore up dwindling foreign currency reserves.
Congo plans dollar purchases from miners to bolster reserves
Frustration and tears were expressed today in the UK as the grieving mother of a drowned British-Somali schoolgirl expressed her disappointment at further delays to the inquest, currently investigating her daughter's death.
Shukri Abdi's mother "disappointed" as death inquest adjourned
Moroccan lawmakers will investigate the profitability of banks before switching focus to cement makers as the government seeks to rally companies behind its efforts to revamp the economy and spur growth.
Moroccan lawmakers to probe banks in bid to overhaul economy
South Sudan opened a new chapter in its fragile emergence from civil war Saturday as rival leaders formed a coalition government that many observers prayed would last this time around.
South Sudan’s rival leaders form coalition government
Libya's UN-backed government has withdrawn from peace talks after the capital was hit by rocket fire.
Tripoli rocket attacks halt peace talks
The Tory party appears to be bitterly divided over the way the so-called Sabisky scandal has been handled by the government.
Sabisky scandal exposes bitter divisions within the Tory party

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