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Putin's talks with the head of South Sudan

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said relations between Russia and South Sudan were developing "intensively".

Speaking at a meeting with the South Sudan President Salva Kiir in Moscow, Putin noted Russia was one of the first countries to recognise the sovereignty and independence of South Sudan.

"I must say we believe that we have a lot…

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Sudan: UN calls for more humanitarian aid

The United Nations has summoned the governments of Saudi Arabia, Egypt and Qatar, as well as the European Union and the African Union, calling for increased support for humanitarian action as Sudan's neighbours face a constant influx of refugees and returnees.

700,000 children at risk of death

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for…

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Somaliland rejects Museveni's offer to mediate unification talks with Somalia

The breakaway region of Somaliland said it has no plans to discuss unity with Somalia, in an apparent rejection of Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni's offer to mediate reunification talks between the two entities.

A statement by the Somaliland's foreign affairs ministry said Hargeisa would only agree to talks with Mogadishu if the agenda the future…

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Rwanda: four genocide memorials become world heritage sites

Four memorials commemorating the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda, during which at least 800,000 people were exterminated, became UNESCO world heritage sites on Wednesday, the UN organization announced.

"New inscription on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Genocide memorial sites: Nyamata, Murambi, Gisozi and Bisesero", indicated UNESCO on X (ex-Twitter).…

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