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Oct 17, 2018
US conducts largest air strike in two years against Somalian militants, kills 60 Al-Shabaab fightersThe United States conducted its largest airstrike in nearly two years against militants in Somalia, killing about 60 Al-Shabaab fighters, the US military has said.
Oct 12, 2018
Sierra Leone cancels China-backed airport deal; Chinese foreign ministry rejects claims of rift between Freetown and BeijingSierra Leone has cancelled plans to build an airport with China's help in the outskirts of the country's capital, Freetown, saying it was economically unviable.
Oct 10, 2018
Imran Khan to visit Beijing: Pakistan PM's love for China will be tested by CPEC rethink, ill-treatment of UighursA CPEC under fire is a very real threat to the overall Belt and Road Initiative.
Oct 09, 2018
Pakistan 'reviews' CPEC amid concerns over multi-billion dollar project; China defends initiativeThe CPEC is the chief component of China's ambitious Belt and Road project which envisages connecting Asia, Africa and Europe through a network of highways, seaports and lanes.
Oct 04, 2018
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat claims only Indian civilisation survived onslaught of invaders, country still has Hindu majorityBhagwat was speaking at an event to launch a book on the life of former Congress president and founder of Banaras Hindu University (BHU) Madan Mohan Malviya.
Sep 23, 2018
Lake Victoria ferry disaster: Toll rises to 209 in boat accident in Tanzania; rescue workers pull out one survivorAlthough hopes were fading of finding any more survivors in Lake Victoria by day three of the search effort, workers rescued an engineer who had managed to locate a pocket of air in the vessel.
Sep 21, 2018
Lake Victoria ferry disaster: Desperate search for survivors resumes after at least 44 die in boat accident in TanzaniaThe MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers — double the ferry's capacity — when it capsized close to the pier on Ukara Island on Thursday afternoon, according to state media.
Sep 10, 2018
India to establish a pan-African e-network to address areas of education, healthExternal Affairs Minister says that it is an effort by India to aid Africa in education and health.
Sep 07, 2018
Big wind, solar farms could boost rain in Sahara and slow global warming: StudyIt could cause ecological, environmental, and societal impacts on a large scale, the report reads.
Sep 04, 2018
Chinese president Xi Jinping announces another $60 bn aid for Africa, dismisses criticism over driving countries into 'debt trap'Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday announced a whopping $60 billion in new development financing for the African nations as he sought to refute criticism that the massive funding under Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) drawing the countries into a debt trap