๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฑ ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡ซ Fleeing violence in Mali, Fulani displaced in Burkina Faso | Al Jazeera English

The violence has displaced almost 200,000 people. Both the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) in the greater Sahara and Jamaat Nusrat Al Islam Wal Muslimin are attracting recruits from the Fulani community, exploiting Fulani grievances against the state and local village authorities, and encouraging revenge attacks. Al Jazeera’s Nicolas Haque […]

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๐Ÿ‡ฟ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Former South African president Zuma due in court for corruption | Al Jazeera English

South Africa’s former president, Jacob Zuma, is due back in court later, hoping that judges will throw out hundreds of corruption charges against him. Zuma’s accused of fraud, money laundering and racketeering, but he says it is all part of a political conspiracy. Al Jazeera’s Fahmida Miller reports from Pietermaritzburg where the case is being […]

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๐Ÿ‡ช๐Ÿ‡ฌ Tourists wounded in bus blast near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids | Al Jazeera English

Passengers in a tourist bus in Egypt are being treated in hospital after a bomb exploded as they were passing the Giza Pyramids. Twenty-five South Africans were on board. The attack comes as Egypt’s government tries to revive its once-thriving tourism industry after years of violence and political unrest. Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports. – […]

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๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Presidential hopeful Joe Biden calls for unity in inaugural rally | Al Jazeera English

Former US Vice-President Joe Biden has officially kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign with a major rally in Philadelphia. The veteran political leader used his speech to attack President Trump. Biden says he is best placed to take on Trump, with a message tailored to Republicans and moderate voters. Al Jazeera’s Gabriel Elizondo reports. – […]

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๐Ÿ‡ฆ๐Ÿ‡บ Australiaโ€™s former Prime Minister Bob Hawke dies at 89 | Al Jazeera English

Australia’s former Prime Minister Bob Hawke has died at 89. A former trade union leader, Hawke served four terms as prime minister and was considered a reformer. He cemented his place as the prime minister of the working class when he, effectively, announced a spontaneous national holiday after Australia’s 1983 America’s Cup win. Al Jazeera’s […]

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๐Ÿ‡ฑ๐Ÿ‡ฐ Sri Lanka: Curfew lifted amid religious tension | Al Jazeera English

Sri Lanka’s government has said the country is now peaceful enough that it can lift nationwide evening curfews that have been in effect since Monday. The curfews were imposed after gangs attacked mosques and Muslim businesses. The government said hardline Buddhist groups are under investigation over the attacks. Al Jazeera’s Bernard Smith reports from Negombo […]

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