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Tunisia court suspends president’s dismissal of 50 judges

The Tunisian judiciary on Wednesday suspended the dismissal of some 50 judges, decided in early June by President Kais Saied and described as an "attack on the rule of law" by several NGOs, judicial sources told AFP.

On June 1, Mr Saied -- who took over all powers a year ago -- had dismissed 57 judges by presidential decree, accusing them of…

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Egypt’s President el-Sisi hosts Somalia President Mohamud for bilateral discussions

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi officially received in Cairo on Monday his Somali counterpart Hassan Sheikh Mohamud.

Sheikh Mohamud arrived in the Egyptian capital on Sunday in his first visit to Egypt since he was elected president in May

His election marked a successful return to the nation's top office which he assumed between 2012 and…

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Algerian president calls on Mali to move towards elections

Algerian President Abdelmadjid Tebboune called on Sunday evening for the military in power in Mali to return to legality "as soon as possible".

"I ask the current leaders of Mali to return to legality as soon as possible. I call on the current leaders of Mali to return to legality as soon as possible, to give voice to the people and to go to…

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Tunisia referendum: hundreds gather against new Constitution

Just a few hours before a referendum on a new Constitution, hundreds of Tunisians were still on the streets to demonstrate against the draft text put forward by their leader. Officials of the Islamic-inspired Ennahda party stood among protesters in Tunis on Saturday accusing president Kais Saied of a power grab since last year.

"The most important…

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