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President Idriss Deby’s death on the frontlines leaves Chad with an unpredictable future

The exact circumstances of his death are still unclear, but Deby appears to have been shot on April 17 as his troops battled a rebel group in the desert north of the capital N'djamena.The rebels say D

President of Chad Is Killed as Insurgents Storm the Capital

NDJAMENA, Chad — The president of Chad died of wounds sustained in clashes between insurgent forces and government soldiers a day after winning re-election this month, news agencies reported on Tues

Xi Jinping’s culture war comes to China’s campuses as Communist Party prepares to mark 100 years

So it makes sense then that President Xi Jinping, as he looks to further consolidate his rule ahead of the Party's centennial later this year, would pay special attention to the country's top schools.

Cape Town fire: ‘Out of control’ fire breaks out in Table Mountain National Park

More than 120 firefighters are battling the massive blaze, and four helicopters have been deployed to help with the efforts, according to a media release shared by a Twitter account associated with th

Russian Opposition Calls for Protests Amid Reports of Navalny’s Deteriorating Health

MOSCOW—Supporters of jailed opposition politician Alexei Navalny have called for mass protests to demand his release amid growing fears over the activist’s health.“Events are moving too fast an

Queen Elizabeth, Ruling Without Prince Philip, Shows No Signs of Letting Up

Since her husband, Prince Philip, died on April 9, the queen has undertaken a period of silence.Yet during that period she has continued to do what she has done for nearly seven decades as monarch: wo

Australia in ‘no hurry’ to open borders

(CNN) — Australia is in 'no hurry' to open its international borders and risk the success that the country has had with the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said Sunday.As one of

US and China agree to cooperate on climate change after talks in Shanghai

In a joint statement released on Sunday, Washington and Beijing said the climate crisis 'must be addressed with seriousness and urgency' and agreed to work together to 'strengthen' the implementation

$25 Million Worth Of Giant Clam Shells Seized In The Philippines : NPR

More than 200 tons of fossilized giant clam shells, worth nearly $25 million, were seized in a joint law enforcement raid in the Philippines' province of Palawan Friday.The Philippine Coast Guard sai

Evian apologizes for mentioning water during Ramadan

(RAIR FOUNDATION) – While the Islamic Month-long holiday of Ramadan just started this Tuesday, April 13, the French brand Evian – a Danone subsidiary – has caused an uproar among Muslims who fee
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