'Nothing' will stop Zimbabwe's July election: Vice-President Chiwenga

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20 July 2018
Italy's Conte 'decidedly satisfied' with Brussels migrant meeting
Police search for motive after 49 hurt in Zimbabwe election blast
Ethiopia continues reshuffling of the Chiefs of national security apparatus
Somalia: ISIS claims killing a Somali policeman in Mogadishu
'Nothing' will stop Zimbabwe's July election: Vice-President Chiwenga
"It's obvious the situation is extremely precarious," says Maltese PM Joseph Muscat, who's been blasted by Italy for refusing to let ships land. "I don't think building a wall even on the high seas is a solution," he says, adding that Malta will be presenting ideas
Luxembourg PM @Xavier_Bettel on managing migration: "we see every country trying to find their own solution - this is really not the Europe I want. We need to find common solutions." He notes UNHCR offers "hotspot" help and wants EU to explore such options
French President @EmmanuelMacron calls today's mini-EUCO an "important moment" to help resolve the political crisis. He insists Europe must must stop illegal smuggling but not lose respect for human rights in finding a "European solution."
Denmark's PM Lars Lokke Rasmussen says his country is seeing the lowest number of "spontaneous asylum-seekers" in 9 years, crediting both domestic measures and those taken by EU, eg the "Turkey deal". So if numbers are lower than ever, why are disputes so bitter right now?
Zimbabwe police says 49 people injured in Saturday's blast at president's rally
A second person has died after Saturday's blast at a massive rally in Ethiopia's capital
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Tunisia: Shepherd who was tortured and had his nose cut off by presumed KUBN militants in the area of Krayriya (Jebel Chaambi), Kasserine succumbed to his wounds
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Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a "few inches away from me but it is not my time"
Eight reported injured in presidential "assassination attempt."
Zimbabwe President @edmnangagwa says "we will not allow this cowardly to get in our way as we move towards elections."
Explosion was "a few inches away from me, but it is not my time," says @edmnangagwa
Somaliland govt condemns the attack in Addis Ababa and described as 'Act of terror'. MFA stated that Somaliland 'stands with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and its people'
State-owned media is reporting Zimbabwe's vice-president Kembo Mohadi was injured in the explosion at the president's rally in Bulawayo and is calling it an "assassination attempt"
France favors financial sanctions for EU states refusing asylum migrants
Injuries reported after blast at stadium where Zimbabwe president was speaking
Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt
Spanish authorities say they have rescued 569 migrants crossing the Mediterranean from North Africa to Spain by boat
Ethiopian official says 1 dead, 153 hurt, 10 of them critically, in explosion at huge rally where crowd had gathered in support for new PM
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