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Pope to strengthen ties with Islam during Egypt trip

Catholics in Egypt make up less than 1% of the population, but Pope Francis wants to strengthen dialogue between religions.

Catholics in Egypt make up less than 1% of the population, but Pope Francis wants to strengthen dialogue between religions.

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New malaria vaccine pilots in Africa

The World Health Organisation has announced live trials of Mosquirix in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi.

The World Health Organisation has announced live trials of Mosquirix in Ghana, Kenya and Malawi.

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Third annual Morocco festival in Russia strives to bring Marrakech to Moscow

Through its rich culture, Morocco is aiming to reach the heart of the Russian consumer – a business strategy which could pave the way for Moroccan products into the vast Russian market…

Through its rich culture, Morocco is aiming to reach the heart of the Russian consumer – a business strategy which could pave the way for Moroccan products into the vast Russian market…

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South Africa bus crash kills 19 children

At least 19 children and their driver were killed in a minibus crash, trapped inside the burning vehicle.

At least 19 children and their driver were killed in a minibus crash, trapped inside the burning vehicle.

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Egypt: 'World's heaviest woman' loses half her weight after surgery

Earlier in March this year, the Hindustan Times reported that Eman had been put on a liquid diet that contains proteins and dietary fibers leading to the loss of 100kg since she underwent surgery in F

Earlier in March this year, the Hindustan Times reported that Eman had been put on a liquid diet that contains proteins and dietary fibers leading to the loss of 100kg since she underwent surgery in F

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Nigeria meningitis death toll rises, 745 killed

A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 745 people, an increase of more than 50 percent in barely a week, officials said Wednesday, sounding the alarm over the feared epidemic.

A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria has killed 745 people, an increase of more than 50 percent in barely a week, officials said Wednesday, sounding the alarm over the feared epidemic.

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End to tourism drought in sight as Egypt discovers new tomb

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist…

Archaeologists in Egypt have unearthed a tomb dating back three millennia, yet another in a series of major discoveries that are hoped will revive Egypt’s floundering tourist…

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UN refugees released by South Sudanese refugee captors

More than a dozen United Nations mission staff have been released by South Sudanese refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

More than a dozen United Nations mission staff have been released by South Sudanese refugees in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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3,000-year-old judge discovered in Egypt

Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered a tomb near an ancient court room, estimated to be over 3,000 years old.

Egyptian archaeologists have uncovered a tomb near an ancient court room, estimated to be over 3,000 years old.

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Made in Morocco: An African tour

African Business Connect is a business forum linking investors to the most exciting opportunities the African continent has to offer from Madagascar to Rwanda. Euronews got a sneak peak behind the sce

African Business Connect is a business forum linking investors to the most exciting opportunities the African continent has to offer from Madagascar to Rwanda. Euronews got a sneak peak behind the sce

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Rescuers jump into water to rescue migrants

Migrants struggled to stay afloat in the Mediterranean during a rescue operation by the Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station on Friday (April 14), as thousands were plucked from the sea in a singl

Migrants struggled to stay afloat in the Mediterranean during a rescue operation by the Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station on Friday (April 14), as thousands were plucked from the sea in a singl

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Tight security for Easter at Egypt's Christian churches

Easter means tight security for the Christian minority in Egypt, who are marking the occasion in sombre mood after last week’s murderous attacks on Coptic…

Easter means tight security for the Christian minority in Egypt, who are marking the occasion in sombre mood after last week’s murderous attacks on Coptic…

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Moroccan wins Marathon des Sables for a fifth time

Moroccan Rachid El-Morabity has won the gruelling Marathon Des Sables in the south of Morocco for the fifth time.

Moroccan Rachid El-Morabity has won the gruelling Marathon Des Sables in the south of Morocco for the fifth time.

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1000 days with Boko Haram: any hope for the remaining 196 Chibok schoolgirls?

The world was struck with distraught in April 2014 when Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram raided a school's dormitories at night in the northern town of Chibok and abducted 276 schoolgirls.

The world was struck with distraught in April 2014 when Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram raided a school's dormitories at night in the northern town of Chibok and abducted 276 schoolgirls.

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South Africa: Zuma not stressed by protests calling for him to quit

South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma has said he is not stressed by calls for him to quit, hours after more than 30,000 people marched in the country’s capital…

South Africa’s president Jacob Zuma has said he is not stressed by calls for him to quit, hours after more than 30,000 people marched in the country’s capital…

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'Alarming' rise in Boko Haram child suicide bombings

In the first three months of this year, 27 children have blown themselves up for the Islamist militant group, three times more than in the same period a year ago.

In the first three months of this year, 27 children have blown themselves up for the Islamist militant group, three times more than in the same period a year ago.

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African slaves 'sold in Libyan car parks for $200'

The United Nations’ migration agency says growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are being sold as slaves by traffickers or militia groups before being held for…

The United Nations’ migration agency says growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are being sold as slaves by traffickers or militia groups before being held for…

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Thousands in South Sudan flee upsurge in ethnic killings

UN says makeshift refugee camps on the border with Uganda are full to over flowing following a further spread in ethnic killings

UN says makeshift refugee camps on the border with Uganda are full to over flowing following a further spread in ethnic killings

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Anger mounts as Copts gather for Egypt funerals

Many say the police have not stepped up efforts to protect them, despite warnings of an attack. ahead of Sunday's twin church bombings.

Many say the police have not stepped up efforts to protect them, despite warnings of an attack. ahead of Sunday's twin church bombings.

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CCTV footage shows church explosion

A closed-circuit television video released by Egypt’s Interior Ministry shows the dramatic moment an ISIS suicide bomber approached and blew up Saint Mark’s Cathedral, a Coptic church in…

A closed-circuit television video released by Egypt’s Interior Ministry shows the dramatic moment an ISIS suicide bomber approached and blew up Saint Mark’s Cathedral, a Coptic church in…