Northern Africa (266m)
With no churches left to close, Algeria turns to persecute individuals. ICC
The Libyan war’s lethal legacy: booby-trapped teddy bears, toilets and soda cans: demining teams will have a lot of work ahead of them. WPost
Yet another analysis on the Ethiopia-Egypt dam dispute. Egypt wants Ethiopia to fill the reservoir in stages lasting up to two decades. Ethiopia wants the dam full now, providing power which 60% of its population lacks. Egypt is threatening military action if Ethiopia fills the dam and takes away its water. Ethiopia is developing international aid and investment to help build the dam, but also to shield it from Egypt. Will it be successful, or will an Egyptian strike destabilize the region and possibly bring war? Haaretz.