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Egyptian billionaire has offered to buy an island to host...

Egyptian billionaire Naguib Sawiris has offered to buy an island off Greece or Italy and develop it to help hundreds of thousands of people...

Russia approves Mistral carrier sale to Egypt, UAE

Russia has given France the green light to sell two Mistral helicopter carriers to Egypt and the United Arab Emirates. France was supposed to deliver...

United Nations: French soldier sexually abused girl in C.A.R

The UN said on Thursday its staff had learned that a French soldier had sexually abused a teenage girl in the Central African Republic,...

12 soldiers killed in Islamist attack in Somalia: Uganda

Twelve Ugandan soldiers who served as African Union peacekeepers were killed when militants attacked their base in Somalia on Tuesday, a Ugandan military spokesman...

Egypt: Top student shuns meeting with Pope after receiving a zero...

A Christian high school student who challenged the Education Ministry's exam protocol resulting in a public outcry, has declined to meet with Pope Tawadros...

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda to address war crimes trial

Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda Is on Thursday to address his war crimes trial at the International Criminal Court, speaking publicly for the first time...

DR Congo bans the screening of a documentary about renowned rape...

Democratic Republic of Congo on Wednesday banned a documentary film about a doctor who treats war rape victims, leading the film makers to say...

Libya government bans the entry of Pakistani, Yemeni, Iranian nationals

Libya government has banned the entry of Pakistanis, Yemeni and Iranian nationals to the country. The decision is based on suspicions of the nationals...

V-day : South Africa marks the end of World War Two

South Africa's president Jacob Zuma is among thirty heads of state who will be in Beijing for the celebrations. Thousands of young men from...

WW2: Chinese female soldiers immortalized

During World war II eight Chinese women soldiers drowned themselves rather than submit to Japanese troops. Their story has been told through multiple art forms...
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