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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan Dies at 80
New York  -  

The former UN secretary general Kofi Annan, has died at the age of 80 after a short illness, announced his family and foundation on Saturday.

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Nasa Launches Mission to 'Touch the Sun'
Cape Canaveral  -  

US space agency Nasa launched on Sunday its mission to send a satellite closer to the Sun than any before.

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Egypt Security Forces Thwart Church Bombing
Cairo  -  

Egyptian security forces have thwarted a suicide bomb attack on a church just outside of Cairo, state television said on Saturday.

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Niger Floods Leave 22 Dead
Niamey  -  

Twenty-two people are dead and thousands have been left homeless in Niger after torrential rains caused heavy flooding, authorities said.

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98 Killed in Lombok Earthquake
Jakarta  -  

Ninety-eight people were killed following the Lombok earthquake, Indonesia's National Disaster Mitigation Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho said on Monday.

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Muhammadu Buhari Elected ECOWAS Chairperson
Lomé  -  

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been elected the new Chairperson of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

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Indonesia earthquake: 14 Dead on Tourist Island of Lombok
Jakarta  -  

A powerful earthquake has struck a popular tourist destination in Indonesia, killing at least 14 people.

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