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Uganda Court Orders Opposition Leader Released from House Arrest

KAMPALA – A high court in Uganda has ordered security forces to end the de facto house arrest of opposition leader Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, calling it unlawful and a violation of his rights.  Uganda’s high court on Monday ruled the security presence at the home of National Unity Platform party leader […]

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Turkey: No Word from Pirates Who Seized Sailors off Nigeria

ANKARA – Pirates who seized 15 sailors when they stormed a Turkish-crewed container ship in the Gulf of Guinea two days ago have not yet made contact with authorities, Turkey’s foreign minister said on Monday. An Azeri sailor was killed when armed attackers boarded the vessel, which was headed to Cape Town from Lagos, and […]