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How South Africa commemorated Mandela Day.

How South Africa commemorated Mandela Day.

Former president Jacob Zuma and his successor Cyril Ramaphosa put their political differences aside as they descended on Mvezo in the Eastern Cape to honour what would have been Nelson Mandela’s 100th birthday. Mandela was born in Mvezo‚ a small village on the outskirts of Mthatha‚ and a short distance away from Mandela’s home in [&hellip

China Requested To Broaden Markets.

China Requested To Broaden Markets.

President John Magufuli has appealed to China to expand broaden its markets for products from Africa, saying time was ripe for the two partners to raise their relationship to a higher level, focused, especially, on the continent’s economic liberation. He pointed out that, given China’s huge population estimated at 1.4 billion, the more African products [&hellip

US ‘deal of century’ a ‘satanic plan’: Ayatollah Khamenei.

US ‘deal of century’ a ‘satanic plan’: Ayatollah Khamenei.

Ayatollah Khamenei said the most urgent need today is for the Islamic world to become united and support Palestinians with one voice. The Leader touched on the coming Hajj season, saying the event should become an occasion to consolidate unity among Muslims. “One of the main goals of Hajj is that Muslims congregate and interact, [&hellip

Eight migrants found dead in shipping container in Libya.

Eight migrants found dead in shipping container in Libya.

Eight migrants including six children were found dead after suffocating from petrol fumes while packed into a truck container on Libya’s western coast. Another 90 migrants recovered from the container on Monday were in critical condition and taken to a local hospital for treatment, the security directorate in the town of Zuwarah said in a [&hellip

Intelligence Forces Arrest Daesh Terrorists in Southwest Iran: Minister.

Intelligence Forces Arrest Daesh Terrorists in Southwest Iran: Minister.

Iran’s Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alawi announced that the country’s security forces managed to detain members of a terrorist team affiliated to the Daesh (ISIS) in southwestern Iran. One of the members of the terrorist cell, whose brother had been killed as a Daesh terrorist in Syria, intended to form a four-member group to join the [&hellip

Iran files complaint with ICJ over re-imposition of US sanctions: Zarif.

Iran files complaint with ICJ over re-imposition of US sanctions: Zarif.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic has lodged a complaint with the International Court of Justice (ICJ) over the United States’ “unlawful” move to re-impose “unilateral” sanctions against Tehran. “Today Iran filed a complaint [with] @CIJ_ICJ to hold US accountable for its unlawful re-imposition of unilateral sanctions,” Zarif said in a [&hellip

35k families displaced by Saudi attacks on Hudaydah: UN.

35k families displaced by Saudi attacks on Hudaydah: UN.

Saudi Arabia’s ground and air attacks on Yemen’s Hudaydah have displaced some 35,000 families so far, says the UN. “As of 13 July, approximately 35,000 displaced households have been verified, and 20,000 of them have received RRM assistance,” said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) on Monday. It added that the [&hellip

Nigeria says troops kill 22 Boko Haram fighters.

Nigeria says troops kill 22 Boko Haram fighters.

At least 22 Boko Haram fighters were killed in a gunfight with troops in Nigeria’s northeast region, the army said on Monday. In a statement, the army said several other members of the Boko Haram terror group fled with bullet wounds following the gunfight in Bama area of the northern state of Borno last weekend. [&hellip

Egypt passes bill shielding military officers from prosecution.

Egypt passes bill shielding military officers from prosecution.

Egypt’s parliament has passed a bill that could make senior military officers immune from future prosecution tied to the violence which followed the 2013 overthrow of elected President Mohamed Morsi. The bill – which was passed on Monday – grants President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi the right to name officers who are eligible for rewards that [&hellip

NATO Used Depleted Uranium Munitions in 2011 Libya Airstrikes – Report.

NATO Used Depleted Uranium Munitions in 2011 Libya Airstrikes – Report.

A military operation against the government of Muammar Gaddafi, conducted by NATO in 2011, led to a civil war and split the country into three parts with different governments and various militant groups. A report, made by a group of Libyan nuclear experts, says that NATO forces missiles with depleted uranium. “We conducted a study [&hellip