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Mali junta shifts presidential poll, cites technical issues

The two rounds of voting initially set for February 4 and 18, 2024 in Mali will be postponed according to a government spokesperson, Abdoulaye Maiga, on Monday. Maiga, in a statement, attributed the postponement to “technical reasons”, adding that “those reasons include issues linked to the adoption this year of a new constitution and a […]

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Russia Places International Criminal Court President on Its Most Wanted List

The Russian Government declared on Monday that it had included the President of the International Criminal Court, Hofmanski Piotr Jozef on its wanted list. “Hofmanski Piotr Jozef, Polish. Wanted under an article of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation,” said a notice uploaded to the Russian interior ministry database.The details of the allegations against […]

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Earthquake Hits Central Italy

A 4.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy north of Florence on Monday morning, sending residents into the streets but causing no immediate damage, authorities said. Schools were closed in some areas as a precaution and trains were delayed pending checks on the railway lines. Italy’s National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV) measured the quake at […]

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Just In: No Coup Attempt in Congo- Government

The Congo Brazzaville Government headed by President Denis Sassou Nguesso has denied rumours of a coup attempt against his government. On Sunday, several social media accounts claimed a coup attempt was ongoing in the country while the president was away. But the country’s Minister of Communication and Media, Thierry Moungalla, hurriedly debunked it via his […]

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UN seeks $71m for Libya flood victims

The United Nations is urgently seeking more than $71 million to assist those most in need after deadly flash floods swept Libya over the weekend. Hurricane-strength Storm Daniel slammed into Libya on September 10, killing at least 4,000 people, with thousands more still missing. In a flash appeal Thursday, the United Nations Humanitarian Agency (Office […]

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UNGA78: UN chief tasks world leaders on solutions to global challenges

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged world leaders attending the 78th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) to come up with solutions to global challenges. Guterres made the call at a news conference on Wednesday in New York, ahead of the gathering of 193 Member States for the UN General Assembly High Level Week […]

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At Least 2,300 Dead In Libya Floods ‘Calamity,’ Thousands Missing

At least 2,300 people were killed in Libya and thousands more were reported missing after catastrophic flash floods broke river dams and tore through an eastern coastal city, devastating entire neighbourhoods. As global concern spread, multiple nations offered to urgently send aid and rescue teams to help the war-scarred country that has been overwhelmed by […]

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