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Larijani: Iran, Ghana can cooperate in many fields
Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani said on Monday that Iran and Ghana can cooperate in the fields of industry, agriculture and energy.
Egypt unveils ancient tomb and sarcophagi in Luxor
Egypt on Saturday unveiled an ancient tomb, sarcophagi and funerary artifacts discovered in the Theban necropolis of Al-Assasif in the southern city of Luxor.
Tunisian civil servants stage strike after govt. refusal to hike wages
Thousands of Tunisian civil servants have gone on strike and joined protests across the North African country after their powerful trade union failed to secure wage hikes in tense negotiations with the government.
Gunmen in Kenya abduct Italian volunteer, shoot locals
Armed militants in Kenya have kidnapped an Italian volunteer in a raid on a village in the southeast of the country, while shooting and wounding five residents, police say.
UN: Number of hungry children at 10-year high in Africa's Sahel
The number of hungry children in West Africa's Sahel region has reached a 10-year high in 2018 due to a lack of rain, conflict and increasing food prices, a United Nations agency said on Friday.
Russia slams France's 'historical egotism' in Africa, asserts diplomatic presence
Russia has denounced France's "egotist" behavior in Africa and has urged the country to recognize its peace efforts in the continent at the United Nations Security Council.
UN concerned about fighting in eastern DR Congo
The UN has sounded the alarm over fighting in eastern DR Congo, warning that violence, which is unfolding alongside an Ebola outbreak, could hamper next month's elections.
Libyan rivals meet one on one in Italy’s Palermo
Leaders of Libya’s rival governments have met one on one in the Italian city of Palermo, where they have been invited to attend a conference and discuss peace in the North African country.
64th anniversary of Algerian Revolution celebrated in Tehran
By Farzam Vanaki
175 dead, over 10,000 affected by Nigeria cholera outbreak
Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council says.
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