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Rwanda tells Congo to take responsibility...

Rwandan President Paul Kagame called on neighbouring Congo to take responsibility for a surge in rebel fighting rather than blame Kigali for stoking the...

Egypt's Mubarak unconscious, on respirator-sources...

Egypt's ousted President Hosni Mubarak, jailed for life this month and who has been hospitalised for more than a year, is unconscious and on a respirator...

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Rwanda officially closes community genocide...

Rwanda on Monday officially closed the "gacaca" community courts, the controversial tribunals both credited with easing tensions and criticised for possible...

Syrian forces pound cities as Obama, Putin...

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed on Monday that the violence in Syria must stop but gave no sign of agreeing on...

UN Security Council condemns eastern Congo...

The U.N. Security Council condemned on Friday a mutiny of troops in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and called on neighboring countries to prevent...

Iran faces world powers in 'last chance'...

Iran and world powers on Monday locked horns in Moscow for a new round of high-stakes talks on the controversial Iranian nuclear programme seen as a last...

Islamists say win Egypt presidency; army...

Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood declared on Monday that its candidate Mohamed Morsy won the country's first free presidential race, beating Hosni Mubarak's...

Anxiety as Egypt's presidency vote nears...

Egyptians choosing their president freely for the first time faced a daunting choice between a former general from the old guard and an Islamist who says...

Suu Kyi receives Nobel Peace Prize 21 years...

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi finally received her 1991 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo on Saturday after spending 15 years under house arrest,...

Suicide blast hits Somali base outside capital...

An al Shabaab suicide bomber rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into the gate of a government base in Afgoye outside the Somali capital on Saturday...

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'Golden handshake' for DR Congo's...

Ministers in the outgoing government of now ex-president Joseph Kabila awarded themselves "golden-handshake" benefits in two decrees which were passed on November 24, that safeguarded lifetime cash payments.