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Bolsonaro Says Brazil Cannot Fight Amazon  Fires

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said his government lacks the resources to fight the record number of fires in the Amazon. Answering questions from reporters on Thursday, Bolsonaro said the government couldn’t simply get the ministry of the interior to send 40 men to fight a fire. “Forty men to fight a fire? There aren’t […]

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Somalia’s Jubbaland President Wins New Term Amid Rift with Central Government

The president of Jubbaland, a Somali region critical to East Africa’s fight against al Shabaab militants, won a fresh term on Thursday, the parliamentary speaker said, amid a growing rift between the federal government and its semi-autonomous states. Ahmed Mohamed Madobe, a top security partner for neighbouring Kenya, which helps Somalia fight the militant group, […]