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Yahya Jammeh declares state of emergency

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends. Regional leaders [...]

Kenyan women urged to withhold sex in vote drive

A Kenyan MP has asked women to withhold sex from their husbands until they register as voters for the 8 [...]

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Morocco’s King Mohammed VI visits Ghana

His Majesty King Mohammed VI, of the Kingdom of Morocco, will from Wednesday, January 18, 2017, begin an official visit [...]

Gambian government hit by ‘resignations’

Three senior government ministers in The Gambia have resigned, as President Yahya Jammeh defies calls to step down when his term expires [...]

MH370: Search for vanished Malaysian airliner suspended

The search for the Malaysian airliner that disappeared three years ago with 239 on board has been suspended. In a [...]

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Istanbul Reina nightclub attack suspect captured

  Turkish police have arrested the main suspect in the New Year’s Eve attack on an exclusive nightclub in Istanbul [...]

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Gambians flee ahead of Barrow ‘inauguration’

A worker at The Gambia’s main ferry crossing has told the BBC that thousands of people are fleeing every day [...]

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Adama Barrow’s son killed by dog

The son of Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog. Eight-year-old Habibu Barrow is reported [...]

Kyrgyzstan plane crash: Dozens die as Turkish cargo jet hits…

A Turkish cargo plane flying from Hong Kong has crashed in Kyrgyzstan, killing at least 37 people, most of them [...]

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Eight billionaires ‘as rich as world’s poorest half’ –

The world’s eight richest individuals have as much wealth as the 3.6bn people who make up the poorest half of [...]