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New Somali prime minister named

Hassan Ali Kheyre, a former aid worker and oil executive, was named prime minister of Somalia on Thursday by the country's new President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed.

Rapes, killings still blight Darfur: UN

A senior UN rights official said Wednesday that rape and inter-communal killings are still taking place in Sudan's war-scarred region of Darfur where implementation of rule of law remains weak.