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Ethiopia arrests former deputy intelligence chief

Ethiopia's former Deputy Intelligence Chief has been arrested, Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye said on Thursday, in the latest move targeting security officials for human rights abuses and corruption.

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UN 'increasingly alarmed' by fighting in eastern DRC

The UN has sounded the alarm over fighting in eastern DR Congo, warning that violence, which is unfolding alongside an Ebola outbreak, could hamper next month's elections.

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Twenty five separatists killed in Cameroon

Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in fighting in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon, security officials said.

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Brazil's Lula to leave prison for questioning

Former Brazil president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was due to leave prison for the first time in seven months on Wednesday to face questioning over corruption and money laundering in relation to the wide-ranging "Car Wash" graft probe.

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Land reform in SA will not violate its constitution

South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, told the European Parliament on Wednesday that South Africa will enact land reforms in adherence to the country's constitution and with respect for the human rights of its entire people.

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Zimbabweans reflect on fall of Mugabe, a year on

It's one year since the Zimbabwe army seized control of the country, rolled their tanks onto the streets of Harare and forced longtime leader Robert Mugabe out of power.

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Congo's Ebola outbreak to last at least six more months

The Ebola outbreak in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed more than 200 people, is expected to last until mid-2019, a senior World Health Organization official said on Tuesday.

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French government slams Trump's lack of 'common decency'

A French government spokesperson on Wednesday accused US President Donald Trump of a lack of "common decency" for attacking his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Twitter on the third anniversary of a jihadist massacre in Paris.

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Israel defence minister quits after ceasefire

Israeli Defence Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, announced his resignation on Wednesday and called for early elections after a sharp disagreement over a Gaza ceasefire deal, throwing the government into turmoil.

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Egypt calls on Israel to end military action in Gaza

Egypt on Tuesday called on Israel to end its military action in Gaza, after Palestinian militants in the enclave agreed to a Cairo-brokered ceasefire to halt the spike in violence.

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