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Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi

Egypt swore in 11 new governors

According to MENA, the presidential spokesman Alaa Youssef said the new reshuffle includes the governorates of Alexandria, Suez, Gharbiya, Karf al-Sheikh, Aswan, Port Said,...
President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari strategizes on convincing Boko haram to end attacks

He said the West African country, though blessed with plenteous natural resources, has suffered setback in terms of development due to the security challenges....

China’s AIIB makes headway in global governance reform

Tasked with financing infrastructure construction across Asia, it took just two years for the bank to develop from an idea on paper to a...
Ahmet Davutoglu

Dec. 26 Middle East news summary at 2200 GMT

ISTANBUL -- Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and visiting Prime Minister of Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government Nechirvan Barzani on Saturday pledged cooperation on counterterrorism....

Nigerian government to scrap fuel subsidy payment

A new pricing template signed by the Nigerian government on Thursday effectively removed the payment of subsidy on petrol, on account of the drop...
Somalia

Dec. 26 world news summary at 1530 GMT

MOGADISHU -- Gunmen shot dead Somali military Commander Col. Anshur Araye in an early raid on Saturday, a government official confirmed. The Somali Army...
Kenya

Kenya steps up patrols as clash displaces 300 people

The latest conflict occurred along the Narok-Nakuru border in the Rift Valley region. Tension built up from Wednesday, when two herdsmen were killed during...

Dec. 26 world news summary at 0030 GMT

ISLAMABAD -- At least 37 people were injured when an earthquake measuring 6.9 at the Richter Scale jolted Pakistani capital Islamabad and parts...