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World Leaders Agree to Back Away From Interfering in Libya

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Monday someone will need to act as a monitor in order for a cease-fire in Libya to work.

He spoke to reporters ahead of a meeting where EU foreign affairs ministers were to …

China reports 17 new cases of mystery virus

China reported 17 new cases of the mysterious SARS-like virus on Sunday, including three in a severe condition, heightening fears ahead of China’s Lunar New Year holiday when hundreds of millions of people move around the country.

The new coronavirus …

ECHO Factsheet Southern Africa and Indian Ocean Last updated 16/01/2020

Introduction

Climatic shocks, on top of economic and political challenges, continue to affect millions of people in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. Because of poor rainfall and failed harvests, extensive areas are currently suffering from a severe drought …

ECHO Factsheet Southern Africa and Indian Ocean Last updated 16/01/2020

Introduction

Climatic shocks, on top of economic and political challenges, continue to affect millions of people in the Southern Africa and Indian Ocean region. Because of poor rainfall and failed harvests, extensive areas are currently suffering from a severe drought …

Malawi to Probe Bribery Attempts in Alleged Poll Fraud Case

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – Malawi’s anti-graft body said Monday it probed alleged attempts to bribe judges tackling a case linked to a controversial election which handed President Peter Mutharika a second term.

The opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) and the United …