• January 26, 2023

New claims of ethnic clashes in central Ethiopia

Witnesses allege that several dozen civilians and fighters have been killed in the new clashes between Ethiopians from Oromo and Amhara groups in the centre of the country. The fighting would …

France recalls envoy to Burkina Faso after expulsion of its forces

France said on Thursday that it was recalling its ambassador from Burkina Faso, a day after agreeing to demands from the ruling junta to pull out troops from the former French …

Libya to sign gas deals with Italy’s Eni – National Oil corporation chief

Libya’s National Oil Corporation said Wednesday (Jan. 25) it had reached an $8-billion deal with Italian energy giant ENI to develop offshore hydrocarbon sites. “We have reached a deal with ENI …

A fire engulfed a 13-storey building overnight on Thursday in southern Taiwan, killing 14 people and injuring 51. Firefighters were conducting search and rescue efforts Thursday morning to search for survivors. The blaze was “extremely fierce,” and destroyed many floors of the building, according to a statement from the fire department. Firefighters are unsure of the source of the fire, but noted flames were burning particularly intensely in spots where a lot of clutter had been piled up. The building is about forty years old, according to an official statement, with shops in the lower levels and apartments on the higher levels.

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