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France’s Macron: No Repentance Nor Apologies for Algeria Occupation During Independence War

French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday that France is neither regretful nor apologetic about the atrocities committed in its former colony, Algeria, ahead of a key report on France’s colonial past. Between 1954 and 1962, Algerian revolutionar…

Central African Republic President’s Election Win Confirmed

Central African Republic President Faustin-Archange Touadera is officially beginning his second term Tuesday, a day after the Constitutional Court confirmed his election victory last month. The country’s highest court said the turnout was suppressed by…

UN Recognizes ‘Tangible Progress’ on Solving Libya Crisis

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hailed “tangible progress” made in recent months in tackling Libya’s almost decade-long crisis, in a report submitted Monday to the Security Council in which he demanded all foreign troops and mercenaries leave t…

Uganda Police ‘Raid’ Opposition Party Headquarters

A spokesman for Uganda’s main opposition party says government forces raided its headquarters Monday, a day after its leader vowed to challenge his loss in last week’s presidential election.Joel Ssenyonyi told reporters that police have surrounded the …

UN Says Breakthrough Achieved in Libya Transition Talks

CAIRO – The top U.N. official for Libya said Saturday that an advisory committee for representatives of Libya’s different regions has proposed a way forward for choosing a transitional government that would lead the war-torn country to elections late t…