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Amal al-Zein, an activist who was detained under former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, attends a protest in Khartoum, Sudan. Khartoum, Sudan, on April 18, 2019.<br>Salih Basheer/AP

Sudanese launch new protests to pressure military

Sudanese activists were holding nationwide protests on Tuesday to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month.


Documents: Alcohol, sex and violence collided in murder case involving SEALs and Marines

“Stipulations of fact” submitted by men linked to the death of Green Beret Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar in Mali on June 4, 2017, remove a veil of secrecy from a culture in which womanizing and heavy drinking were said to be commonplace despite alcohol restrictions and warnings about kidnappings and terrorist threats.


AFRICOM evacuates US forces from Libya as fighting intensifies

U.S. forces in Libya have been evacuated for their safety in connection with the deteriorating security situation in the country, which now has U.S. Africa Command conducting “prudent military planning” as it assesses the situation, the military said Sunday.

Former Rwanda rebel group leader accused of war crimes dies in Germany

Ignace Murwanashyaka, the former president of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, has died in Germany while awaiting retrial on war crimes charges, a court says.


'I'm going to die': Survivor recounts Mali ethnic massacre

The attack late last month killed 154 people in Diallo's village, which is dominated by the Muslim Peuhl ethnic group. The ethnic Dogon militia suspected in the massacre accuses Peuhls of collaborating with extremists, a charge they deny. The militia leader in turn denies that his fighters, suspected by some Peuhls of collaborating with Mali's military, carried out the attack.


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