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Sudanese children of Islamic State militants released in Libya

Today at 00:47 AM, via Reuters

MISRATA, Libya (Reuters) – Four children from Sudan whose parents are believed to have been killed fighting for Islamic State in the Libyan city of Sirte last year were handed over to the Sudanese consul on Sunday for return to their country.

Trump to lay out U.S. strategy for Afghanistan on Monday night

Yesterday at 23:45 PM, via Reuters

BRIDGEWATER, N.J./WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump will lay out his long-awaited U.S. strategy for the war in Afghanistan in a prime-time television address to the American people on Monday night, the White House said on Sunday.

Growing pains

Yesterday at 22:44 PM, via BBC News

Thirty years from now the population of Nigeria will have doubled. How can Lagos – Africa’s largest city – cope?

Russian court rejects Siemens’ plea to seize its turbines in Crimea

Yesterday at 20:41 PM, via Reuters

MOSCOW (Reuters) – A Moscow court has rejected a request by Siemens to seize its gas turbines, which have turned up in Crimea contrary to EU sanctions, and to ban their installation ahead of preliminary hearings next month, the court’s ruling showed on Sunday.

Nearly 500 dead pulled from Sierra Leone mudslide: coroner

Yesterday at 20:35 PM, via Reuters

FREETOWN (Reuters) – Rescue workers have unearthed 499 dead bodies since last week’s devastating landslide near the Sierra Leone capital Freetown, the city’s chief coroner told Reuters on Sunday.

Former Iranian president asks Supreme Leader to end house arrests

Yesterday at 19:59 PM, via Reuters

BEIRUT (Reuters) – Iran’s former president Mohammad Khatami has called on Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to end the house arrest of opposition leaders, Khatami’s website reported Sunday, the first such public call by a senior political figure

‘Right thing to do’

Yesterday at 19:39 PM, via BBC News

An anti-racism protester explains why she protected Trump supporters in a tense protest.

Israeli opposition says Abbas tried to resume security ties with Israel

Yesterday at 19:37 PM, via Reuters

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Israeli opposition lawmakers on Sunday that he had proposed rolling back his month-old suspension of security coordination with Israel, but that it did not respond to the overture, the delegation said.

Swiss couple found murdered in Kenya’s Mombasa city

Yesterday at 18:45 PM, via Reuters

MOMBASA (Reuters) – The bodies of a Swiss couple were found dumped by a country road in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa with severe injuries on Sunday, police said, and the caretaker of a property where they had been due to stay was being sought for questioning.

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