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  • Mob kills woman over suicide bombing scare in Nigeria

    KANO, Nigeria, Mar 1 - A mob in the northeast Nigerian city of Bauchi on Sunday beat a woman to death and burnt her body over suspicion she was a suicide bomber, police and witnesses said. "At about 0700 hours (0600 GMT), information at our disposal revealed that a yet... Read more

  • Egypt electoral panel to announce new poll timetable

    Cairo,Egypt, Mar 1 - Egypt's electoral commission said Sunday it was preparing a new timetable for parliamentary polls, indicating a delay in the March 21 vote after a court ruled parts of the election law unconstitutional. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi ordered that the... Read more

  • Memorial rally in Moscow for slain Russian opposition leader

    MOSCOW, Russia, Mar 1 - Supporters of Boris Nemtsov were preparing to march through Moscow Sunday afternoon in an outpouring of anger and grief at the brutal murder of the opposition leader and fervent critic of Vladimir Putin, who has vowed to bring the killers to justice.... Read more

  • ‘Jihadi John’ relatives under watch in Kuwait

    Kuwait City, Kuwait, Mar 1 - Kuwaiti authorities are closely monitoring several relatives of "Jihadi John" who live and work in the Gulf emirate where the Islamic State executioner was born, press reports said on Sunday. A number of relatives of Mohammed Emwazi, named as... Read more

  • Lesotho voters head to polls six months after coup bid

    MASERU, Fbe 28- A snap election got under way in Lesotho early Saturday, six months after an attempted coup plunged the small southern African nation into a political crisis. Voting began at 0500 GMT at more than 2,000 polling stations across the landlocked mountain kingdom,... Read more