Leader of Mali coup charged with conspiracy to murder after bodies discovered Thursday, 24 Apr 2014

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Malian authorities have changed the indictment against former military coup leader General Amadou Sanogo to a more serious charge of conspiracy to murder which carries the death penalty in the West African nation, his lawyer said Thursday.  Full Article

Libya rebels say government not implemented deal to reopen ports Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 

TRIPOLI (Reuters) - A rebel group in eastern Libya controlling several oil ports said on Thursday it would not reopen the Ras Lanuf and Es Sider terminals unless the government implemented its part of a recent deal to end an oil blockade.  Full Article  

Confident Bayern promise home improvements against Real Thursday, 24 Apr 2014 

(Reuters) - Holders Bayern Munich promised a sharp improvement when they host Real Madrid in the second leg of their Champions League semi-final after failing to convert the lion's share of possession into goals in a 1-0 defeat in Spain on Wednesday.  Full Article  

Obama wraps up Japan visit after security pledge but no trade deal 01:04 GMT 

TOKYO (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama neared the end of a state visit to Japan on Friday during which he assured America's close ally that Washington would come to its defence but failed to clinch a trade deal vital to his promised "pivot" to Asia.  Full Article  |  Video  

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