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Sudan protesters hold night gatherings to rekindle movement

As night fell, residents of a southern district in Khartoum briskly moved to set the stage for Sudanese protest leaders giving a brief...

WHO: Stigma keeps people with epilepsy from seeking treatment

FlickrThe World Health Organization says millions of people with epilepsy are reluctant to seek treatment because of the stigma attached to their ailment,...

Mauritania votes in first democratic transition of power

Mauritanian voters are headed to the polls in the country’s first election without an incumbent presidential candidate since the 2008 coup.Polling stations opened...

Angela Merkel: Neo-Nazis must be tackled “without taboos”

Getty ImagesChancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday said Germany must resist neo-Nazis “without any taboos” following the killing of a local politician by a...

Opposition parties in Mauritania call for transparency as elections kick off

Presidential candidates from the opposition parties in Mauritania have called for transparency in the electoral process as voting kicked off on Saturday.The politicians...

Huawei files lawsuit against US over seized equipment

Agence France-PresseHuawei filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Commerce Department on Friday challenging whether telecommunications equipment it sent from China to the United...

Senegal protests over fraudulent oil deals

ReutersOil, one of the world’s biggest source of income as well as trouble. Senegal being the latest country to be afflicted.On Friday, thousands...

New drug to boost women’s sex drive approved

U.S. women will soon have another drug option designed to boost low sex drive: a shot they can give themselves in the thigh...

Guinea-Bissau’s Jose Mario Vaz appoints Aristide Gomes as premier, ending deadlock

Guinea-Bissau President Jose Mario Vaz on Saturday appointed Aristide Gomes as prime minister, ending a political deadlock that dragged on since legislative elections...

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