This is your weekly news briefing for 23-29 MAR 2017.

 

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AFRICA

 

INTERACTIVE: Who controls what in Libya

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/interactive/2017/03/libya-controls-170321125820367.html

 

UN Regional Protection Forces to deploy to South Sudan

http://www.voanews.com/a/first-wave-un-regional-protection-force-deploy-south-sudan/3775989.html

 

6 Aid workers killed in South Sudan

http://www.voanews.com/a/six-aid-workers-killed-in-south-sudan/3783174.html

 

New video shows Congolese soldiers shooting civilians

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/23/world/africa/congo-videos-graves-civilians.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Fafrica&_r=0

 

Nigeria: 46 dead in ethnic clashes

http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/46-people-killed-in-march-ethnic-clashes-in-nigeria-police-20170322

 

New rotavirus vaccine could prevent 600 deaths PER DAY in large Africa trial

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/22/health/rotavirus-vaccine.html?_r=0

 

Uganda: US Forces to cease hunt for Joseph Kony and the Lord’s Resistance Army

http://www.dw.com/en/us-to-end-operations-against-lords-resistance-army-in-africa/a-38117991

 

Kenyan Forces kill 31 Al-Shabaab militants in southern Somalia

http://af.reuters.com/article/topNews/idAFKBN16Y154-OZATP

 

Al-Shabaab claims to kill 17 Somalia soldiers

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/a1e0044a8ed94a48a077d4aca547388f/al-shabab-claims-kill-17-soldiers-somalia-attack

 

Central African Republic (CAR): 50+ dead in vehicle-based shootings

http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/at-least-50-killed-by-armed-men-in-car-locals-20170325

 

The Effort to Eradicate polio: Mass polio vaccination campaign

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/mass-polio-vaccination-campaign-africa-116-million-children-13-countries-68928/

 

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EUROPE

 

ISIS claims responsibility for Westminster attack

http://www.voanews.com/a/britain-parliament-attack-thurs-/3778463.html

 

London attack update: 4th victim dies of injuries

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/03/24/521346882/london-attack-update-one-more-victim-dies-and-police-make-more-arrests?utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=europe

 

FRANCE: Three injured near Lille Metro station

http://news.sky.com/story/three-hurt-in-shooting-near-lille-metro-station-reports-10813118

 

French probe reveals “no history of radicalization” for the Tunisian terror suspect responsible for Antwerp attack

https://www.thelocal.fr/20170324/french-probe-reveals-no-history-of-radicalisation-in-antwerp-driver

 

8 parcel bombs found in Greece

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/21/world/europe/8-parcel-bombs-are-found-in-greece.html?_r=1

 

Romanian measles outbreak reaches 3800 cases, spreads to Italy

http://outbreaknewstoday.com/europe-measles-update-romania-outbreak-now-3800-cases-92581/

 

6 Russian soldiers, 6 militants killed in Chechnya

http://www.rferl.org/a/russia-troops-militants-killed-chechnya-fighting/28388034.html

 

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ISRAEL

 

Israel urges citizens to leave Sinai region due to ISIS threats

https://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2017/03/27/world/middleeast/27reuters-israel-egypt-travelwarning.html?rref=collection%2Fsectioncollection%2Freuters-world&mtrref=undefined&gwh=BCA0B48F92B2894426DF8A6895453A05&gwt=pay

 

Israel plans mass evacuation in the event of war

http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/israel-plans-mass-evacuation-war-erupts-46279019

 

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MEXICO

 

Ten cartels battle for control of Guerrero region

http://www.borderlandbeat.com/2017/03/ten-cartels-are-fighting-for-control-of.html