One dead in Guinea as sweeping anti-govt rally starts Jan 14, 2020 0 352 12345 Conakry: One man was shot and killed in Guinea’s capital Conakry on Monday at the start of open-ended protests against President Alpha Conde.The West African country has been wracked by demonstrations since mid-October over concerns Conde intends to use a planned constitutional reform to extend his mandate.At least 20 civilians and one gendarme have been killed since the start of protests, which have drawn hundreds of thousands of people while scores have been arrested. Scuffles broke out on Monday between young people and the police, an AFP journalist said.A student Elhadj Mamadou Sow, 21, was killed in the unrest, according to his uncle, who declined to be named. (AFP) Pages 12 RELATED ARTICLES Iran denies ‘cover-up’ as public anger mounts over downed airliner Jan 14, 2020 0 136 Libya’s Haftar delays ceasefire signing at Moscow talks Jan 14, 2020 0 111 Al-Shabaab kills three teachers in attack on eastern Kenya school Jan 14, 2020 0 997 Niger sacks military chiefs after deadly militant attack Niamey: Niger replaced two top military brass on Monday, four days after a jihadist assault on an army base left 89 dead in the biggest single loss in the country’s history. The new armed forces chief of staff is General .. Israeli MPs vote to start Netanyahu immunity talks AFP Jerusalem Israeli lawmakers on Monday voted in favour of discussing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s immunity request, bringing the premier’s legal woes to the fore weeks ahead of an election. Netanyahu lodged .. King of Jordan warns IS militants on rise again AFP Paris King Abdullah of Jordan on Monday warned that the Islamic State group was regrouping and was once again on the rise in the Middle East. Months after the ousting of IS last year from their last Syrian holdout, .. German FM warns Iran doubt about troops in Iraq Amman: Iran needs to stop interfering in regional conflicts, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said on Monday during a visit to Jordan. “We are agreed. If Iran wants to de-escalate, then it must stop agitation in its .. Trump defends targeted killing of top Iranian general on Twitter post DPA Washington US President Donald Trump on Monday took to Twitter to defend the targeted killing of top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani after critics questioned the “imminent” nature of the threat Trump said ..