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Cholera kills 11 in war-ravaged Yemen: UN

ADEN, Jan 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP)- The death toll of a cholera outbreak in war-torn and impoverished Yemen has reached 11, out of 180 confirmed cases, a UN-led action group said Wednesday.

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Popular Sufi leader in Morocco dies aged 95

RABAT, Jan 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP)- The head of one of Morocco's biggest Sufi orders, with tens of thousands of followers at home and abroad, died Wednesday aged 95, an official and local media said.

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Scramble to treat wounded after botched Nigeria air strike

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Jan 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Scores of injured people were on Wednesday airlifted to hospital for treatment after a botched air strike on Boko Haram Isl...More...

Long history of corruption in Philippine police force

MANILA, Jan 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - The police force is widely regarded as one of the Philippines' most corrupt institutions, a reputation reinforced by accusations three...More...

Mali car bomb kills 50 in fresh blow to peace

GAO, Mali, Jan 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP)- A suicide bombing targeting militia groups committed to restoring peace in Mali left nearly 50 people dead Wednesday and struck a fresh...More...

Trump shakes postwar order, in blow to Europe

BRUSSELS, Jan 18, 2017 (BSS/AFP) - Europe must pull together or risk being sidelined as Donald Trump signals the end of a postwar transatlantic partnership credited with ...More...