Tuesday 25th July, 2017

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A big step for investigative journalism in Madagascar

As part of the project "Democratic, Credible and Representative Institutions in Madagascar" the first training session on investigative journalism saw the publishing of an independent investigative ma ...

Happy Ho digs deep to end 11th in Budapest

Cape Town - Despite just missing out on a top 10 finish in both the five and 10km Fina World Championships open water events in Hungary, South Africa's Chad Ho was still happy to be capable of mixing ...

278 Europe-bound migrants rescued off Libya

Tripoli - Libya's coastguard in two separate operations on Monday rescued at least 278 migrants as they tried to reach Europe, naval officials said.In one operation, 150 migrants, mostly Africans, r ...

'Mama Nyandeng' Says She Has Reconciled With South Sudan's President Kiir

WASHINGTON - A well-known South Sudanese politician who a few months ago had called on government soldiers to lay down their weapons saying that would leave President Salva Kiir with no power, said M ...

'Mama Nyandeng' Says She Has Reconciled With President Kiir

WASHINGTON - A well-known South Sudanese politician who a few months ago had called on government soldiers to lay down their weapons saying that would leave President Salva Kiir with no power, said M ...

Interior Ministers from Europe, Africa Meet to Tackle Migrant Crisis

European and African ministers are meeting in Tunisia about efforts to regulate the flow of refugees from Africa to Europe, primarily along the deadly central Mediterranean route originating in Libya. ...

Ahead of October elections, Security Council urges Liberia to plan for safe, credible polls

24 July 2017 -- With Liberian officials responsible for security in the country, the United Nations Security Council today encouraged the Government to put in place an election security plan for the O ...

Video Emerges of IS-style Mass Killing of Jihadists in Libya

A recent video emerged Sunday of fighters loyal to Libyan warlord General Khalifa Haftar, massacring suspected Islamic State militants dressed in orange jumpsuits. The footage, initially posted on Lib ...

Security Council cites terrorism, deteriorating humanitarian conditions as challenges for West Africa

24 July 2017 -- The Security Council today welcomed recent positive political developments in some West African countries, but expressed concern over the threat of terrorism in the region."The Securi ...

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Al-Shabaab calls Trump 'brainless billionaire' in new video

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking U.S. President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a "brainless billionaire" as his administration steps up military effort

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Stalker [Blu-Ray]
Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker is the second of the great Russian director's 1970s science fiction masterpieces, the first being Solaris (1972). Like that film, it is an emotionally and philosophically intense experience that rewards patience and attention and all but demands ... Read More
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