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10 Aug 2021
More than 40 villagers were massacred by suspected extremists in northern Mali, while 12 troops were killed in neighboring Burkina Faso.
7 Aug 2021
Across Spain, dozens of villages do not have access to drinkable water due to agricultural pollution, a lack of water quality controls and drought. Residents have no alternative but to purchase bottled water for their everyday needs and many are campaigning for change.
18 Jul 2021
Bangladeshis are rushing home to celebrate Eid al-Adha, the country's second-biggest religious festival, despite a lockdown and rise in coronavirus cases. However, authorities have said the nationwide coronavirus lockdown will be lifted Thursday, even as new infections soared to record levels.
14 Jun 2021
A Nigerian regional governor called on the residents to "defend themselves" against bandits following the latest brutal attack.
23 May 2021
Several Greek villages have been evacuated as firefighters battle the country's first major blaze of the year on a mountain range overlooking the Gulf of Corinth. Six villages and two monasteries were evacuated after the fire broke out near the village of Schinos, some 90 kilometres (56 miles) west of Athens.
21 May 2021
Healthcare workers walk from village to village in Western Kenya's Siaya country in a mobile vaccination drive to reach people who live far from health facilities.
23 Apr 2021
Dozens have been killed in a series of raids on communities in Zamfara State, in north-western Nigeria. The region has seen a worrying spike in attacks from gunmen recently. Our correspondent Sam Olukoya tells us more. Also, France is defending the military takeover in Chad in the wake of the president's battlefield death, but the country's opposition says that current arrangements are dangerously fragile. And Ivorians are doing more of their shopping online. By 2025, e-commerce is expected to account for 10 percent of all sales. Our correspondents meet businesses profiting from the trend.
11 Dec 2018
In many Moroccan villages, bottled propane gas is the main source of power for cooking, heating and pumping water. Engineer Fatima Zahra Beraich has developed a simple process to make biogas from organic waste.

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Emily O'Reilly, who heads the EU Ombudsman, says she has been stonewalled by the European Commission when asking for information in relation to the "Pfizergate" affair. At the core of this controversy is an exchange of text messages between the EU Commission chief and the CEO of Pfizer in the run-up to a major contract signed between the EU and the pharmaceutical company for a Covid-19 vaccine.
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The United Kingdom is experiencing a wave of strikes on a scale not seen since the 1980s under then-Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. With double-digit inflation, the spiralling cost-of-living crisis means that those on stagnating and low salaries, especially public sector workers, are struggling to make ends meet. This Wednesday, half a million people are expected to go on strike, from teachers to civil servants to train drivers.
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A suicide bomber killed dozens of police officers at a mosque in northwestern Pakistan. It is the country's worst terrorist attack in years as a wave of Taliban-fueled militancy targets the state.
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US President Biden has said the US will deliver 31 of its sophisticated M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine. The announcement came just hours after German Chancellor Olaf Scholz confirmed that Germany will transfer 14 of its modern Leopard 2 tanks.