Two leaders of Malian al Qaeda affiliate put on U.S. terrorism list

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States added two leaders of al Qaeda’s affiliate in Mali to its global terrorism list on Tuesday, accusing them of engaging in destabilizing attacks across the West African country, the U.S. Treasury said. Ali Maychou and Bah Ag Moussa, both leaders of Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam wal-Muslimin, were designated by the U.S. Treasury as global terrorists […]

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Ukraine investigates grenade attack on Kiev TV station

KIEV (Reuters) – Ukrainian authorities said on Saturday they were investigating an attack on a Kiev television station owned by an opposition election candidate, which caused damage but injured no one. An unknown assailant fired a rocket-propelled grenade at the 112 TV channel building in western Kiev at 0340 a.m. (0040 GMT), police said in a statement, adding the incident […]

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Algerian protesters push for reforms, man tries to burn himself

ALGIERS (Reuters) – A man sought unsuccessfully to set himself on fire on Friday as tens of thousands of Algerians rallied to push for reforms and the departure of the ruling elite. For the 21st consecutive Friday, crowds gathered, now demanding more rapid change after they brought about the end of Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s two-decade rule in April. Protesters marched with […]

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Trump's plan to have Guatemala absorb asylum seekers could face court challenge in Central America

GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) – Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration, while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers. The appeal to Guatemala’s Constitutional Court, made public on Thursday, was signed by four former Guatemalan foreign […]

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