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August 27, 2017 8:14 PM Rohingya: Even babies were not spared by the army

Residents accuse security forces of shooting 'indiscriminately' at the Muslim minority, forcing thousands to flee. The Myanmar army has been accused of carrying out extrajudicial killings in the restive Rakhine region, with residents and activists accusing soldiers of shooting indiscriminately at unarmed Rohingya men, women and children and carrying 62

August 25, 2017 9:16 AM Togo: Opposition declares ‘Black Friday’ but Gov’t gives it little weight

The coalition of opposition political parties in Togo has declared today, Friday, August 25, 2017, ‘Black Friday’ as it steps up the gear to end the 50-year rule of the Eyadema dynasty. The opposition had planned to embark on a demonstration today to press home their demand for an amendment of the Constitution to prevent the continued rule of the Eyadema 52

August 24, 2017 5:22 PM Ablakwa to Nana Addo: Intervene in Togo’s political crisis

The Member of Parliament (MP) for North-Tongu and former Deputy Minister of Education, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has called for President Nana Akufo-Addo’s intervention in the anti-Gnassingbe protests in the capital town of Togo, Lome. Togo’s security forces over the weekend clashed with some anti-Gnassingbe protesters that erupted in the capital Lome, with parallel 47

August 24, 2017 9:05 AM UN probes Yemen air strike as death toll jumps to 41

At least 13 still missing after apparent Saudi-coalition attack in Arhab, with women and children among the dead. The UN is investigating reports of a Saudi-led air strike on a hotel near the Yemeni capital as the death toll rose to at least 41 people, including women and children. Hussain Albukhaiti, an activist based in Sanaa, told Al Jazeera that at least 54

August 24, 2017 7:10 AM Ghanaians cautioned against travelling to Togo on Friday

Mr Isaac Owusu Mensah, Deputy Commissioner of Immigration in charge of the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) in the Volta region has cautioned Ghanaians against travelling to Togo on Friday, August 25. He said the Service had picked intelligence that civilians and opposition political parties in that country were planning a political protest in the national 26

August 24, 2017 1:33 AM Saudi airstrikes hit hotel near Houthi checkpoint, killing at least 35 in Yemen

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – At least 35 people were killed in airstrikes that hit a hotel near a Houthi-controlled outpost outside the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a medic said, and a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said it conducted the strike against its Houthi adversary. The coalition spokesman said a “legitimate military high-value target 64

August 23, 2017 4:21 PM Air strikes near Houthi checkpoint kill at least 35 in Yemen

DUBAI (Reuters) - At least 35 people were killed in air strikes that hit a hotel near a Houthi-controled outpost outside the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, a medic said, and a Saudi-led coalition spokesman said it conducted the strike against its Houthi adversary. The coalition spokesman said a "legitimate military high-value target" was hit in Arhab 61

August 23, 2017 5:00 AM It’s time to drop the myth of ‘Donald the Dove’

Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. Once upon a time, President Trump was portrayed as a peacemaker. On the campaign trail, he talked up his belated opposition to the Iraq War and suggested he would 67

August 21, 2017 7:32 AM Political protest in Togo claims nine lives

Nine persons, two civilians and seven security personnel are reported to have lost their lives in fresh political protests at Atakpame-Sokode in the Republic of Togo on Saturday. The security clashed with hundreds of civilians demonstrating against changes in the Togolese Constitution, which they claim allowed presidents to remain in power ‘forever’ 23

August 18, 2017 6:57 PM The Latest: Spanish towns race to put up concrete barriers

The leading newspaper in Spain's northeastern Catalonia region says beach towns are installing concrete barriers on popular pedestrian walkways to try to prevent the kind of attack that saw a van plow through tourists walking on a famed Barcelona promenade. La Vanguardia reported Friday that barriers were installed in the popular Mediterranean tourist 74