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22 Oct
Pro-military protesters in Sudan want the civilian government gone and military leaders to take over. But critics of the rallies say they are far from organic and have been orchestrated by security forces and backers of the former regime. Meanwhile in Ethiopia, state media confirms that the military launched air strikes on Tigray's capital Mekele after almost a year of deadly conflict.
26 Sep
In less than 20 years, SpaceX has gone from upstart to leader in commercial spaceflight. It's hoping for its first civilian orbital flight this September.
8 Jul 2017
Gunmen attack - 2 policemen, 1 civilian killed in Kaduna.
17 Feb 2017
An airstrike killed eight women and a child at a funeral reception near the Yemeni capital, witnesses say, adding to the conflict's mounting civilian death toll.

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