Archive for January 2nd, 2019

In Yemen, World’s Worst Cholera Outbreak Traced to Eastern Africa

| January 2, 2019

LONDON Scientists have found that a strain of cholera causing an epidemic in Yemen � the worst in recorded history � came from eastern Africa and was probably borne into Yemen by migrants.

Using genomic sequencing techniques, researchers at Britain's …

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MOROCCO DISMANTLES ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION NETWORK

| January 2, 2019

RABAT, Morocco, The Moroccan police said Tuesday, that, they have busted a network, operating in organising illegal immigration.

During a police raid in the city of Sale, near the capital Rabat, two people, aged 35 and 39, were arrested, for …

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BOAT CAPSIZE KILLS AT LEAST 12 IN NORTHERN ETHIOPIA

| January 2, 2019

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, At least 12 people were killed after a boat capsized Monday night, in Tana Lake, in Ethiopia's northern Amhara regional state, state media reported, on Tuesday.

It was not clear how many people were on board the …

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Algeria Shuts Southern Borders to Syrians Over Security Fears

| January 2, 2019

ALGIERS Algeria has barred all Syrians from entering the country via its southern border with Mali and Niger to keep out members of defeated rebel groups from Syria deemed to pose a security risk, a senior official said on Wednesday.…

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