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Burundi clashes as African Union warns against elections

Burundi clashes as African Union warns against elections

Apr 07, – Demonstrators, police and government supporters, thought to be members of the ruling party’s Imbonerakure militia, clashed in the capital Bujumbura on Thursday. Police opened fire, killing one with a bullet to the head and wounding three others, AFP reporters witnessed. Burundi police shot dead and wounded protesters Thursday demonstrating over the president’s […]

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Israeli airstrikes kill 15 in Gaza, Palestinian officials say

Israeli airstrikes kill 15 in Gaza, Palestinian officials say

Aug 24, – At least 15 Palestinians, including a top Hamas financial official, were killed on Sunday in Israeli air strikes on Gaza as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that the military offensive would continue as long as necessary. Israel on Sunday took its military campaign to a new level by flattening a 13-storey apartment […]

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Turkish PM Erdogan agrees to meet with Taksim square protesters

Turkish PM Erdogan agrees to meet with Taksim square protesters

June 11, AP – Turkish Premier Recep Tayyip Erdogan has agreed to meet with protesters who have been occupying Istanbul’s Taksim Square. His deputy, meanwhile, has said the government won’t tolerate “illegal” demonstrations. Erdogan will invite members of the protest movement to meet with him on Wednesday, though it is not immediately clear exactly which […]

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