Syrian military hands over rebel prisoners to Red Crescent
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Syrian military footage shows handover of 19 prisoners from the Jaish al-Fatih rebel group to the Syrian Red Crescent.
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On Popsicles this week, Fares Boulos popularly known as Oyibo Rebel speaks about being a Nigerian for Twenty-Six years, the feeling of speaking Yoruba language, and the entertainment industry.
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Sudan's transitional government has signed a historic peace agreement Monday with the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF), a coalition of rebel groups from the regions of Darfur, Southern Kordofan, and the Blue Nile. ... But Sudan's transitional government spokesman Fasial Salih still praised the deal.
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Roger Lumbala has been accused of "complicity in crimes against humanity" for his actions during the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo in 2002.
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The government declared a 15 day state of emergency after rebels attempted to blockade the capital. The country's UN envoy has also urged for more peacekeepers to be deployed.
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A woman and child were among those killed when a car bomb exploded in the city of Azaz, monitors said. A separate blast targeted a checkpoint in northern Syria, which is controlled by Turkish-backed rebels.
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'Pitch Perfect' star Rebel Wilson has split from entrepreneur Jacob Busch, after she called herself a "single girl" in a new Instagram post.
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A former Ugandan child soldier who became a commander of the rebel Lord's Resistance Army is convicted of dozens of crimes, including widespread rape, sexual enslavement, child abductions, torture and murder, including the killing of babies. Also, as Ethiopia focuses on ongoing conflict in the Tigray region, ethnic crisis deepens in the Benishangul-Gumuz region. Tens of thousands of people have fled the scene of repeated massacres. Finally, the team behind Nigerian film "The Milkmaid", about the Islamist sect Boko Haram, are hoping to make the Oscars shortlist.
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Senegalese soldiers have taken control of several hectares of cannabis fields after a successful mission to capture rebel bases in the southern Casamance region. Troops deployed in the region supported by forces from neighbouring Guinea-Bissau, as fighting flared up in a long-dormant independence conflict.
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From a classical orchestra playing a revolutionary song to viral breakdancers performing Michael Jackson anthems -- young Myanmar anti-coup protesters are using music as a weapon against the country's generals.
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When protests first flared in 2011 against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, Ahmad Mansour took to the streets of Aleppo with his high school-age peers. But as the uprising morphed into armed clashes, he joined the ranks of the armed opposition. Ten years later, he is still fighting. Now the head of his own battalion in Idlib, the 26-year-old has lost countless comrades, but his stance against Assad is unwavering.
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For the first time in Germany's political history, the lower house of parliament, the Bundestag, includes three lawmakers of African descent. So what do they want to achieve?
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