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**German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas says LNA Gen. Khalifa Haftar is willing to attend a conference in Berlin on Sunday to discuss a permanent ceasefire. Reports from Greece say General Haftar is due to hold further talks including with the Greek Prime Minister, Kyriakos Mitsotakis, on Friday

**Lesotho's Prime Minister Thomas Thabane says he plans to resign. Thabane gave no reason but authorities want to question his current wife in connection to the murder of his estranged wife.

**Five English-speaking West African countries and Guinea have criticized a move to change the name of the regional currency from CFA franc to the eco.

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