Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday ordered his military command to use all force necessary to secure the Sinai Peninsula within the next three months following a terror attack on a mosque that killed more than 300 people.
Egypt's Sisi tells military chief to secure Sinai in three months
France’s President Emmanuel Macron told African youths in Burkina Faso on Tuesday that he belonged to a new generation of French leaders who would build partnerships with the continent rather than tell it what to do.
Macron: 'I am from a generation that doesn't tell Africans what to do'
The former US secretary of state, John Kerry, said Israel, Saudi Arabia and Egypt urged Washington to ‘bomb Iran’ before the conclusion of the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world countries, with Tel Aviv pushing harder than the rest.
Israel, Saudi Arabia, Egypt pushed US to bomb Iran prior to nuclear deal: Kerry
The United Nations (UN) has begun actively addressing the abuse of refugees along Central Mediterranean routes from Africa to Europe, including the treatment of refugees as slaves in Libya.
UN steps up action against abuse of refugees, including in Libya
Egyptian security forces killed 11 suspected terrorists in a shootout near the Sinai, the Interior Ministry said on Tuesday, just days after more than 300 people were killed in an attack on a mosque in North Sinai.
Egyptian forces kill 11 suspected terrorists near Sinai
Amnesty International is calling for a criminal investigation into the oil giant Shell regarding allegations it was complicit in human rights abuses carried out by the Nigerian military.
Amnesty seeks criminal inquiry into Shell over alleged complicity in murder and torture in Nigeria
China’s Foreign Ministry has denied playing a role in the recent political developments in Zimbabwe that led to the ouster of long-time ruler Robert Mugabe.
China denies role in Zimbabwe’s power transition
A Sudanese general and nine soldiers were killed in clashes in the war-damaged region of Darfur on Sunday after their vehicles were ambushed by militants, state news SUNA reported on Monday.
Sudan general, nine soldiers killed in Darfur clashes
A renewed bout of clashes between two of Ethiopia's largest ethnic groups killed more than 20 people last week, the state-controlled broadcaster reported on Monday.
Renewed Ethiopia clashes kill over 20: state media
Pope Francis met Myanmar's powerful army chief Monday at the start of a highly sensitive trip to the majority-Buddhist country, which is under fire internationally for a brutal military crackdown that sparked an exodus of Rohingya Muslims.
Pope dives into Rohingya crisis upon arrival in Myanmar

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