SENEGAL: POLICE DISPERSE ELECTION PROTEST

DAKAR, Senegalese police blocked a planned opposition march in Dakar and fired tear gas at student protesters.

They were demonstrating against a new election rule and a Constitutional Court decision barring some opposition figures from running in the February presidential election.

Riot police blocked the …

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MOROCCO, RUSSIA HAIL STRATEGIC BILATERAL PARTNERSHIP

RABAT, Moroccan King, Mohammed VI and visiting Russian Foreign Minister, Sergei Lavrov, hailed on Friday, the in-depth strategic partnership between the two countries, the king's office said, in a statement.

The two sides deemed the partnership as "exceptional," and commended the deep and multidimensional development …

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Netflix Criticized for Using South Sudan Flag

The very first image in Netflix's new film Close is South Sudan's flag billowing in the wind.

Shot in Morocco, the opening scene introduces the main character, a professional bodyguard named Sam, played by actress Noomi Rapce, who accompanies two journalists across war-torn terrain in …

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