Africa

Tanzania Stampede Leaves 45 Dead as Mourners Bid Farewell to Late President

Tanzanian police say 45 people died during a stampede in Dar-es-Salaam as mourners paid their last respects to the late President John Magufuli.

The stampede took place when thousands of grieving citizens tried to push their way into a stadium in the city to bid farewell to their leader, whose sudden death after a mysterious absence was announced on March 17.

ForMin Aurescu attends Coalition for the Sahel meeting, highlights Romanian participation in training efforts

Foreign Minister Bogdan Aurescu addressed on Romania's behalf today's ministerial meeting of the International Coalition for the Sahel, highlighting in this context the participation of Romanian experts in EU military and civilian training missions in the region.

Turkey welcomes approval of Libya's new government

Turkey on March 10 welcomed Libya's parliament voiced confidence in the new government formed by Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh.

"We welcome the Government of National Unity, which Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh proposed to the Libyan House of Representatives on March 10, 2021," the Foreign Ministry said in a written statement.

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