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Kenya says Nairobi attack over, all five gunmen killed

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that gunmen who stormed a luxury hotel complex, killing 14 people, had been “eliminated” after an almost 20-hour operation in which hundreds of civilians were rescued.

The attack was claimed by the Al-Qaeda-linked Somali …

Kenya says Nairobi attack over, all five gunmen killed

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Wednesday that gunmen who stormed a luxury hotel complex, killing 14 people, had been “eliminated” after an almost 20-hour operation in which hundreds of civilians were rescued.

The attack was claimed by the Al-Qaeda-linked Somali …

After months abroad, Gabon’s Bongo swears in new government

Gabon’s Ali Bongo was back in Libreville on Tuesday after months abroad recovering from a stroke, ending an absence that has spurred political turbulence.

Returning from Morocco in the early hours of the morning, Bongo presided over a ceremony at …

After months abroad, Gabon’s Bongo swears in new government

Gabon’s Ali Bongo was back in Libreville on Tuesday after months abroad recovering from a stroke, ending an absence that has spurred political turbulence.

Returning from Morocco in the early hours of the morning, Bongo presided over a ceremony at …

Desalination produces more toxic waste than clean water

More than 16,000 desalination plants scattered across the globe produce far more toxic sludge than fresh water, according to a first global assessment of the sector’s industrial waste, published Monday.

For every litre of fresh water extracted from the sea …