HORRORS ON THE PLATEAU: INSIDE NIGERIA'S FARMER-HERDER CONFLICT

The violence in central Nigeria is now one of the country's deadliest security threats after Boko Haram and banditry.

FOUR PESHMERGA WOUNDED IN ISIL ATTACK IN IRAQ'S DIYALA

ISIL still poses a threat in several provinces in Iraq with hit-and-run attacks, kidnappings, and roadside bombs.

 
 
 

AUSTRALIA DETECTS FIRST COVID OMICRON INFECTIONS

New South Wales health authorities confirm that two people who landed in Sydney have tested positive for the new strain.

KYRGYZSTAN HOLDS PARLIAMENTARY VOTE AMID RISING TENSIONS

Vote expected to favour allies of President Sadyr Japarov, who has cemented his grip since coming to power last year.

 
 
 

RIOT-HIT SOLOMONS BEGINS CLEAN-UP AS MORE FOREIGN TROOPS ARRIVE

Honiara residents clean up streets after deadly riots as Australia dispatches more police to keep the peace.

DOZENS ON S AFRICA FLIGHTS TEST POSITIVE FOR COVID IN NETHERLANDS

National Institute for Public Health 'almost certain' cases are of the new variant Omicron.

 
 
 

SUDAN MILITARY SAYS SEVERAL SOLDIERS KILLED IN ETHIOPIAN ATTACK

Military sources tell Reuters at least six Sudanese soldiers were killed in an attack in a disputed border region.

MORE EUROPEAN COUNTRIES FIND OMICRON CASES AS CONCERN GROWS

United Kingdom, Germany and Italy latest to find infections of new variant as South Africa condemns travel curbs.

 
 
 

SERBIAN ANTI-MINING ACTIVISTS BLOCK BRIDGES, ROADS

Environmental groups are angry over a recent referendum reform and oppose a new expropriation law.

HOW WORRYING IS THE NEW OMICRON CORONAVIRUS VARIANT?

The world faces yet another variant 'of concern', nearly two years into the COVID-19 pandemic.

 
 
 

ACTIVISTS HAIL TANZANIA MOVE TO LIFT BAN ON PREGNANT SCHOOLGIRLS

Tanzania became one of the last two countries in Africa to lift a ban against pregnant girls from accessing education.

ALGERIANS VOTE IN LOCAL POLLS TO SEAL POST-BOUTEFLIKA ‘CHANGE'

Election is the third vote under Abdelmadjid Tebboune who promised to reform state institutions.

 
 
 

BLINKEN CALLS FOR NEGOTIATIONS AMID ETHIOPIA MILITARY ESCALATION

US Secretary of State expresses concern over escalating fighting between gov't forces and Tigrayan fighters.

OMNICRON VARIANT TRIGGERS SCRAMBLE TO IMPOSE TRAVEL CURBS: LIVE

New Omicron variant of COVID-19 prompts countries to ban travellers from several southern African nations.

 
 
 

JAPAN PM TO STEP UP DEFENCE AMID CHINA, NORTH KOREA THREATS

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida says security situation around Japan is changing fast and is more severe than ever.

‘DECLARATION OF WAR': PACIFIC ISLANDS BLAST COP26 PLEDGES

Nations most vulnerable to climate change say rich world must step up, meet goal to limit temperature rise to 1.5C.

 
 
 

WHO DESIGNATES NEW COVID STRAIN OMICRON AS ‘VARIANT OF CONCERN'

Several countries impose travel restrictions as new variant first detected in southern Africa raises global alarm.

BIDEN CALLS FOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY WAIVERS ON COVID VACCINES

World Trade Organization negotiations over waivers are currently deadlocked amid opposition by some wealthy nations.

 
 
 

BLACK FRIDAY: US BARGAIN HUNTERS FIND FEWER CROWDS, FEWER SALES

A shift online, COVID fears and less-steep discounts have thinned crowds on the day after the Thanksgiving holiday.

ETHIOPIA PM PLEDGES VICTORY IN VIDEO FROM FRONT LINE: STATE MEDIA

State media video shows Abiy wearing army fatigues, saying morale is high and Tigrayan forces have been pushed back.

 
 
 



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