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Somalia fighting kills 21 near Ethiopia border

Somalia fighting kills 21 near Ethiopia border

(AFP)  MOGADISHU — Somali government forces attacked a base of the Al Qaeda-linked Shebab Wednesday in a village near the Ethiopian border, sparking clashes that left at least 21 combatants dead, officials said. "The fighting broke out in a village near Yed district after our forces attacked the terrorists," Colonel Mohamed Ali, a local [...]

Ethiopia seeks to reassure Egypt over Nile waters

Ethiopia seeks to reassure Egypt over Nile waters

(AFP) ADDIS ABABA — Ethiopia has reassured Egypt that a new pact it signed with four other countries on the sharing of water from the River Nile will not harm Egypt. Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda in May signed the Nile Basin Cooperative Framework meant to replace a 1959 accord between Egypt and Sudan that gives them control of [...]