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Anti-government protesters burn tires and barricade roads in the capital Bamako, Mali Friday, July 10, 2020. Thousands marched Friday in Mali's capital in anti-government demonstrations urged by an opposition group that rejects the president's promises of reforms.<br>Baba Ahmed/AP

Thousands demonstrate in Mali despite promises of reform

Thousands marched Friday in Mali's capital in anti-government demonstrations urged by an opposition group that rejects the president's promises of reforms.


Ethiopia's week of unrest sees 239 dead, 3,500 arrested

At least 239 people have been killed and 3,500 arrested in more than a week of unrest in Ethiopia that poses the biggest challenge yet to its Nobel Peace Prize-winning prime minister.


Navy’s vice chief tapped to command service’s forces in Europe, Africa

Adm. Robert P. Burke has been nominated to serve as the next commander of the Naples, Italy-based U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa in a series of Navy leadership changes announced by the Pentagon.

UN chief warns foreign interference in Libya 'unprecedented'

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Wednesday that foreign interference in Libya's war has reached "unprecedented levels" and urged key players and their backers to unblock the political stalemate and agree to a cease-fire and peace talks.


Former Libya envoy accuses UN Security Council of 'hypocrisy'

A former U.N. envoy to Libya has accused the Security Council of "hypocrisy" and of undermining his efforts to bring peace to the war-torn North African country.


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