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Forty million victims of modern slavery in 2016: report

Women and girls are disproportionately affected by modern slavery, 71 percent of the overall total, a study says.

modern slavery

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Double suicide attack kills 15 people in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram assault targets aid distribution point in Mashalari village in Nigeria's northeastern Konduga area.

Konduga area

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DR Congo forces kill at least 18 Burundi refugees

'Overwhelmed' troops shot at refugees who were protesting against plans to be sent home, official says.

Congo, Burundi

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UN 'botched' sexual abuse cases in CAR

UN says it will investigate latest allegations of mishandling of cases after internal report leaked to US-based NGO.

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Tunisia lifts ban on Muslim women marrying non-Muslims

President's initiative secures Tunisian women's right to choose spouse despite opposition from mainstream Muslim clerics.

Tunisia

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Deaths, displacement as battle for CAR continues

At least 25 people killed in clashes between rival militias over one week, as crisis deepens in CAR.

Central African Republic

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Several dead as al-Shabab storms Somali border town

Armed group attack Bula Hawo on the Kenya-Somalia border claiming they killed dozens of soldiers.

Al-Shabab

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Suicide bomber kills 6 in central Somalia

Attack claimed by the armed group al-Shabab targets governor's office in the town of Beledweyne.

Al-Shabab

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UN: South Sudan election risks prolonging civil war

Juba's plans to hold delayed presidential poll next year risks 'deepening and extending' conflict, UN says.

South Sudan's population

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UN urges Togo to respond to protesters' 'expectations'

UN special envoy to the region calls on government to respond to the 'legitimate expectations of the Togolese people'.

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Two men were found guilty after shoving black victim into coffin and threatening to set him on fire.

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