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Gabon on edge ahead of official election result

Gabon remains on edge ahead of official presidential election results in which both sides have declared victory and traded accusations of cheating.

Gabon remains on edge ahead of official presidential election results in which both sides have declared victory and traded accusations of cheating.

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Thousands of migrants rescued off Libya

More than 6,000 migrants and refugees, mostly from Eritrea, were rescued on Monday from the Mediterranean Sea by members of two NGOs and the Italian navy.

More than 6,000 migrants and refugees, mostly from Eritrea, were rescued on Monday from the Mediterranean Sea by members of two NGOs and the Italian navy.

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Tunisia's new PM says economy and fighting terrorism are priorities

Tunisia’s new prime minister Youssef Chahed says boosting the economy and fighting terrorism are his priorities, as the country’s unity government officially takes…

Tunisia’s new prime minister Youssef Chahed says boosting the economy and fighting terrorism are his priorities, as the country’s unity government officially takes…

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Egypt to sharpen laws against Female Genital Mutilation

Egypt announced this weekend it intends to tighten legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, and has published a proposed law that will hit anyone performing the operation with up to seven years

Egypt announced this weekend it intends to tighten legislation against Female Genital Mutilation, and has published a proposed law that will hit anyone performing the operation with up to seven years

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Both sides claim victory in Gabon presidential election

Supporters of both Gabon’s president and of his chief rival have declared their candidate as the winner of Saturday’s election.

Supporters of both Gabon’s president and of his chief rival have declared their candidate as the winner of Saturday’s election.

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Battle for Sirte: fight for city enters final phase

In Libya, militia groups aligned to the UN-brokered unity government are preparing for what they hope will be the final push to oust ISIL from Sirte.

In Libya, militia groups aligned to the UN-brokered unity government are preparing for what they hope will be the final push to oust ISIL from Sirte.

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Tunisia's parliament approves new national unity government

Tunisia’s new national unity government has won a confidence vote as the country’s prime minister warned parliament of an austerity risk.

Tunisia’s new national unity government has won a confidence vote as the country’s prime minister warned parliament of an austerity risk.

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No 'Arab Spring' in Zimbabwe, Mugabe warns protesters

President Robert Mugabe has warned there will be no ‘Arab Spring’ in Zimbabwe after protests against his decades-long rule descended into violence on Friday.

President Robert Mugabe has warned there will be no ‘Arab Spring’ in Zimbabwe after protests against his decades-long rule descended into violence on Friday.