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Mali protests resume as thousands call for president to resign 07:38 GMT

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Thousands of people took to the streets of Mali's rainy capital Bamako on Tuesday renewing calls for President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita to step down despite international mediation efforts to resolve a political crisis.  Full Article

 
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At least 81 people killed as South Sudan's disarmament erupts in violence Tuesday, 11 Aug 2020 

JUBA (Reuters) - At least 81 people have been killed in the South Sudan region of Warrap State following heavy fighting between armed civilians and government forces carrying out a disarmament exercise, the military's spokesman said on Tuesday.  Full Article  

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Sea life around Mauritius dying as Japanese ship oil spill spreads 07:17 GMT 

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Mauritian volunteers fished dead eels from oily waters on Tuesday as they tried to clean up damage to the Indian Ocean island's most pristine beaches after a Japanese bulk carrier leaked an estimated 1,000 tonnes of oil.  Full Article  

 
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