At least two dozen dead in ethnic clashes in southeastern Congo Monday, 16 Jan 2017

KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least two dozen people, most of them women, have been killed over the past week in ethnic violence between Bantus and Pygmies in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a U.N. human rights official said on Monday.  Full Article

In final ruling, Egypt court rejects transfer of Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia Monday, 16 Jan 2017 

CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court rejected on Monday a government plan to transfer two uninhabited Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, in a final ruling that prompted cheers in the courtroom but could deepen tensions with the country's erstwhile financial backer.  Full Article  

Kenyan athletes welcome anti-doping initiative Monday, 16 Jan 2017 

ELDORET, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenyan athletes on Monday backed a plan for a team of six internationally accredited doctors to take care of the country's top-level runners and be responsible for examining samples in an effort to end a series of doping scandals.  Full Article  

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