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18 Nov
Security forces shot dead at least 15 people and wounded dozens as thousands of Sudanese took to the streets on Wednesday on the deadliest day in a month of demonstrations against military rule, medics said. The protesters, marching against an October 25 coup across the capital Khartoum and in the cities of Bahri and Omdurman, demanded a full handover to civilian authorities and for the leaders of the October 25 coup to be put on trial. Security forces fired live rounds and tear gas to prevent gatherings in all three cities, and mobile phone communications were cut, witnesses said. State television said there were injuries among protesters and police.
16 Nov
The Nigerian Army fired live rounds at peaceful protesters at a toll gate in Lagos in October 2020, according to a leaked report into the incident seen by Reuters and verified by three sources close to the panel that drafted it. The report described the incident as a "massacre", said most of the army officers deployed to the Lekki Toll Gate were "not fit and proper to serve" and recommended prosecuting certain policemen for their actions.
29 Oct
A new lockdown has come into effect in and around Moscow. Only a third of the Russian population is fully vaccinated. Experts blame a widespread distrust of the authorities. Why do so many Russians remain skeptical?
27 Oct
The Hollywood actor was informed that he was using a "cold gun" in the moments before he fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, according to a search warrant filed in a Santa Fe court.
22 Oct
Emergency crews in Eswatini help people who were injured during pro-democracy protests, in which at least one person died and 80 others were injured. Eswatini security forces used live ammunition to break up a pro-democracy protest by nurses, shooting at least 30 of them, their union says.
15 Oct
Exactly 34 years ago today, the charismatic Pan-Africanist and Burkina Faso's then President, Thomas Sankara, was shot dead aged 37 by soldiers during a coup on 15 October 1987. Four years before his assassination with 12 others, Sankara and his close friend, Blaise Compaoré, staged a coup that brought them to power. This is the story of how he shaped Burkina Faso decades after his assassination.
1 Aug
The top US infectious disease official has also pleaded with citizens to get vaccinated, saying the country finds itself in an "unnecessary predicament." A number of states are seeing a fresh surge in infections.
30 Nov 2020
Here is what we know about the Israeli IWI Tavor weapon which is the known, favoured ammunition of the DSS that killed Ifeanyi Okereke, the Abuja vendor.
27 Aug 2020
This is an analysis of the incident that occurred in Wisconsin, United States, where a group of policemen shot a black man several times in the back.
31 May 2020
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31 May 2020
Trigger-happy officers of the Nigeria Police struck again in Lagos. The victim this time was 17-year-old Tina Ezekwe who, sadly, died on 28 May 2020, two days after she was shot and an adult who thankfully survived. ⁣⁣ Police authorities say the officers behind the shooting and killing are already in custody and will be arraigned in court “if found culpable.”⁣⁣
21 Feb 2020
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In an interview with FRANCE 24, Rafael Mariano Grossi, director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), said a preliminary agreement remains "possible" as international negotiations on Iran's nuclear programme have just resumed in Vienna in an attempt to salvage the 2015 agreement. But there is "little time left" according to Grossi, and Tehran must guarantee more transparency to the IAEA, in Iran's own interest.
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Uganda has deployed soldiers into the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo, as part of a joint operation with the Congolese military. The troop movement followed bombardments against posts held by the Islamist ADF.
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President Roch Marc Christian Kabore has vowed to improve the fight against terrorism following protests in Burkina Faso. However, many people feel that these are empty words and have been calling for his resignation.
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A historic trial against members of Bashar al-Asad's regime has moved on to its main defendant. Germany is holding the trial under the principle of universal jurisdiction.
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This week, Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey announced he was stepping down as CEO, and named Parag Agrawal, the company's chief technology officer, as his replacement.⁣ ⁣ Agrawal has played a key role in driving the "re-acceleration" of Twitter's growth and helped oversee its fledgling cryptocurrency initiatives and machine learning efforts, a possible nod to why the Indian-American may have been the top choice for the CEO position.⁣ ⁣