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France to have national day marking 'Armenian genocide'

France to have national day marking 'Armenian genocide'

France will make April 24 a "national day of commemoration of the Armenian genocide", French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday, honouring a campaign promise he made from his election in 2017.Speaking to the Armenian community at a dinner in Paris, Ma

UN sets course toward easing C. Africa arms embargo

UN sets course toward easing C. Africa arms embargo

The UN Security Council is set on Thursday to open the door to an easing of the arms embargo on the Central African Republic, five years after the country stood on the verge of genocide.The government in Bangui has repeatedly called for the restrictions to be

Sudan's Bashir stands firm even as protests mount

Sudan's Bashir stands firm even as protests mount

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, long wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, has rejected calls to step down in the face of mounting anti-regime demonstrations that have challenged his iron-fisted three-decade rule.Demonstrators first took to the streets

Sudan's Bashir defiant as pressure of protests mounts

Sudan's Bashir defiant as pressure of protests mounts

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, wanted on genocide and war crimes charges, remains defiant in the face of anti-regime demonstrations that have challenged his decades old iron-fisted rule.Deadly protests have rocked Sudan since the government raised the pric

French judges reject bid to reopen Rwanda genocide case

French judges reject bid to reopen Rwanda genocide case

French judges have rejected a bid by survivors of Rwanda's genocide to reopen an investigation into claims that French troops were responsible for the deaths of hundreds of people they had promised to rescue.A source close to the case said Wednesday that thre