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37 killed in Burkina Faso's deadliest attack in five years

37 killed in Burkina Faso's deadliest attack in five years

An ambush on a convoy transporting employees of a Canadian mining company in Burkina Faso killed 37 people on Wednesday, the deadliest attack in nearly five years of jihadist violence in the West African country.The impoverished and politically fragile Sahel c

Merkel urges Delhi to go green amid smog emergency

Merkel urges Delhi to go green amid smog emergency

Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel urged greater efforts to clean up New Delhi's toxic air as she pledged one billion euros to help Indian cities switch to green transport.Merkel became a rare foreign leader to speak out on India's smog crisis after being e

Chile launches fresh talks to calm deadly unrest

Chile launches fresh talks to calm deadly unrest

Chilean ministers and opposition leaders launched a fresh bid Thursday to end deadly anti-government protests that forced the government to abandon hosting two major economic and climate summits.The unrest started with protests against a rise in transport tick

Brazil says 17 killed in police action in Manaus

Brazil says 17 killed in police action in Manaus

A shoot-out in the northern Brazilian city of Manaus between police and suspected drug traffickers left 17 people dead, local authorities announced Wednesday."The individuals exchanged fire with the police, 17 were hit by bullets and transported to hospital,

Flights to resume at Libya capital's battle-scarred airport

Flights to resume at Libya capital's battle-scarred airport

Flights are to resume at Tripoli's Mitiga airport, closed for almost two months after being bombed multiple times in the ongoing battle for the Libyan capital, the unity government said on Tuesday.Transport Minister Milad Maatoug announced "the reopening of