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Calculated hot pursuit suggested as option to halt rhino poaching


Calculated hot pursuit agguested as counter poaching optionWith Parliament setting aside three hours tomorrow for a debate on rhino poaching and its impact on national heritage, the timing of a letter seeking Ministerial approval for “calculated hot pursuit” could not have been better.
   

Tunisia says 36 migrants dead in latest Mediterranean shipwreck


A migrant boat.The Tunisian coast guard on Saturday recovered the bodies of 21 migrants, most probably Syrians, who drowned when their boat sank in the Mediterranean near the maritime border with Libya, officials said.
   

EU to launch mission to help Italy cope with boat migrants


Rescued African migrants.The European Commission said on Wednesday it would launch an EU version of Italy's sea rescue operation to help it deal with the droves of migrants crossing the Mediterranean in crowded boats from North Africa, something Italy has repeatedly called for.
   

Cameroon says kills 27 Boko Haram militants in border clashes


Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau.Cameroon's army has killed 27 members of Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram near a northern town, state radio said on Wednesday, in a sign of growing cross-border activity by the militants.
   

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