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South Sudan peace talks end without deal -mediators

ADDIS ABABA, May 23 (Reuters) – Talks in Ethiopia to revive
South Sudan’s failed 2015 peace pact and end the country’s civil
war broke up on Wednesday without a deal, mediators said,
potentially prolonging a conflict that has killed tens of
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Ethiopia opens telecoms sector to limited competition

ADDIS ABABA, May 23 (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s state-run
telecoms monopoly has agreed to allow some local firms to
provide internet services through its infrastructure, a move
seen as spurring competition and expanding the data market,
officials said.

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UPDATE 1-Kuwait’s Al Mawashi looking beyond Australia for sheep imports

KUWAIT, May 23 (Reuters) – Kuwait’s Livestock Transport and
Trading (Al Mawashi) is in talks with possible new
livestock suppliers after an Australian lawmaker proposed
legislation to ban the export of live sheep, its chief executive
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Kuwait’s Al Mawashi looking beyond Australia for sheep imports-CEO

KUWAIT, May 23 (Reuters) – Kuwait’s Livestock Transport and
Trading (Al Mawashi) is in talks with possible new
sheep exporters following the introduction of legislation in
Australia’s parliament to ban the export of live sheep, its
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Al Shabaab suicide bomber hits Somalia military convoy – police

MOGADISHU, May 22 (Reuters) – A suicide car bomber from
Somalia’s Islamist group al Shabaab hit a military convoy
outside Mogadishu on Tuesday, causing an unknown number of
deaths, a police officer and the group’s spokesman told Reuters.

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Swedish girls fearing forced marriage told to hide spoon in underwear

LONDON, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – A Swedish city
is advising girls who fear being taken abroad for forced
marriage or female genital mutilation (FGM) to tuck a spoon in
their underwear before going through airport security.

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MIDEAST – Factors to watch – May 21

DUBAI, May 21 (Reuters) – Here are some factors that may
affect Middle East stock markets on Monday. Reuters has not
verified the press reports and does not vouch for their
accuracy.

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Egyptian television series prompts Sudanese protest

CAIRO, May 20 (Reuters) – An Egyptian television series
being shown during the Muslim month of Ramadan has angered
neighbouring Sudan, prompting Khartoum to lodge an official
complaint with Cairo.

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Riyadh to release Saudi-Ethiopian tycoon detained in anti-graft swoop – Ethiopia PM

ADDIS ABABA, May 20 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia will soon
release Mohammed Hussein Al Amoudi, an Ethiopian-born Saudi
billionaire arrested in November during a crackdown on
corruption, Ethiopia’s prime minister said.

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ETHIOPIAN PM SAYS SURE SAUDI ARABIA WILL SOON RELEASE MOHAMMED HUSSEIN AL AMOUDI, A SAUDI-ETHIOPIAN TYCOON HELD IN RIYADH

ETHIOPIAN PM SAYS SURE SAUDI ARABIA WILL SOON RELEASE MOHAMMED HUSSEIN AL AMOUDI, A SAUDI-ETHIOPIAN TYCOON HELD IN RIYADH

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