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Activists: Sudan Police Arrest 14 Academics in Protests

CAIRO, EGYPT Sudan’s security forces arrested more than a dozen academics who joined a protest outside Khartoum University in the Sudanese capital, calling for embattled President Omar al-Bashir to step down, activists said Wednesday.

They …

Global Count Finds Cases of Child Soldiers More Than Doubling

NEW YORK The number of child soldiers, especially girls, found being recruited around the world has risen dramatically in recent years, as armed conflicts that target children have intensified, a leading agency said on Tuesday.…

Global Count Finds Cases of Child Soldiers More Than Doubling

NEW YORK The number of child soldiers, especially girls, found being recruited around the world has risen dramatically in recent years, as armed conflicts that target children have intensified, a leading agency said on Tuesday.…

SADC Condemns Intervention, Interference in Venezuela

GABORONE (Botswana), The South African Development Community (SADC), a group consisting of 15 African nations, issued a statement condemning the violation of international law in U.S. backed coup actions against Venezuela.

In a letter dated …

Egypt’s el-Sissi Elected New Chairman of African Union

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has been elected chairman of the African Union at the continental body’s summit in Ethiopia.

The rights group Amnesty International warned that el-Sissi’s chairmanship might undermine the African …