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Europe's answer to refugee crisis should not be nationalistic - Moscovici

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ANKARA - Europe should not respond to the inflow of immigrants from the Middle East and Africa with nationalism, because caring about human rights is part of the European identity, Europe's Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said on Friday.

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Libya rival government calls for regional conference to tackle migrant influx 04 Sep 2015

TRIPOLI - A rival government controlling western Libya has asked Arab and European countries to hold a regional conference this month to help the North African country stem a flow of migrants, a minister said on Thursday.

U.N. experts accuse Chad of abuses in Central Africa conflict 03 Sep 2015

UNITED NATIONS - Chadian security forces have been guilty of numerous abuses against civilians in the conflict in Central African Republic, including indiscriminate border killings, a panel that monitors U.N. sanctions said in a confidential report seen by Reuters.

Asseco Poland to buy Portugal's Exictos for 15.6 million pounds 03 Sep 2015

WARSAW - Asseco Poland, Eastern Europe's largest software maker, has agreed to buy 61.4 percent of Portugal-based rival Exictos for 21.5 million euros ($24 million), strenghtening its position in Africa, Asseco said on Thursday.

Asseco Poland to buy Portugal's Exictos for $24 million 03 Sep 2015

WARSAW - Asseco Poland, Eastern Europe's largest software maker, has agreed to buy 61.4 percent of Portugal-based rival Exictos for 21.5 million euros ($24 million), strengthening its position in Africa, Asseco said on Thursday.

Double suicide bombing in north Cameroon kills 19, wounds 143 03 Sep 2015

YAOUNDE - A double suicide bombing killed 19 people and wounded 143 on Thursday in northern Cameroon, where soldiers are battling Boko Haram fighters from Nigeria, officials said.