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Zambia, Namibia sign natural gas pipeline construction deal

Zambia and Namibia have signed a memorandum of understanding on the construction of a natural gas pipeline project, a Zambian senior official said. The deal was signed on Thursday on the sidelines of the 10th session of the Joint Permanent Commission of Cooperation between the two countries. Peter Kapala, Zambia’s minister of energy, said the pipeline will run from Zambia

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Syrian Foreign Ministry

The Syrian Foreign Ministry on Saturday demanded the immediate withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria. In a statement, the ministry said the U.S. presence in Syria was illegal and demanded an end to the U.S. support to the Kurdish-led militias, which the ministry said served the U.S. interests in Syria. Meanwhile, the ministry condemned the theft of Syrian oil by

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UN Security Council yesterday

The UN Security Council yesterday voiced serious concern over the Sept. 30 coup in Burkina Faso that ousted President Paul-Henri Sandaogo Damiba, particularly given the serious regional security challenges in the country’s Sahel region. The second military takeover in Burkina Faso in eight months is regrettable and undermines stability, the members of the council said in a statement, calling on

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Three people died in the explosion

Three people died in the explosion on the Crimean Bridge, which occurred today according to preliminary information from Russia’s investigative committee into the incident. Traffic is suspended on both the railway and road parts of the Crimean Bridge after a freight train caught fire while travelling on the viaduct over the Kerch Strait. ‘A truck coming from the Taman Peninsula

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Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region

Authorities in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region disclosed they have intercepted 97 Ethiopians in a suspected case of human trafficking. In a press statement released yesterday, the Bati district communication office of the Amhara region said 52 males and 45 females were recently intercepted by security forces while allegedly being smuggled to an undisclosed location. The statement said the individuals, including

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