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Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing c…

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C. African Republic women stage topless protest

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — Residents say hundreds of women have marched topless through a town in the Central African Republic to…

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Egypt to host major economic conference in March

Egypt to host major economic conference in March

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's prime minister says his government will host a three-day international economic conference in the Red Sea resort of Sharm…

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Congo's army hunts assailants after attack in east

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A provincial governor says Congo's army is searching for the perpetrators of a new attack in the country's east that ci…

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Burkina Faso ex-leader's remains to be examined

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's interim president says he will allow investigations to be conducted on the remains of Thomas S…

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Thousands press for term limits in Togo protests

LOME, Togo (AP) — Security forces in Togo used rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators calling for term limits that…

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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — It was a highway robbery but the bandits got more than they bargained for when they stopped a taxi in Guinea and made o…

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Zimbabwe: 11 die in stampede at religious service

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Eleven people died in a stampede on Friday, during a religious service held at a sports stadium in Zimbabwe.

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South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

South Africa seeks to move rhinos from harm's way

SKUKUZA, South Africa (AP) — The rhino crashes forward, pounding the earth with its broad feet. Then, as a dart's sedative takes hold, it stag…

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Kenya mosque raids may radicalize coast: official

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Methods used by Kenyan authorities to tackle extremism on the country's coast will increase support for radicals, a huma…

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Gambia leader approves law jailing gays for life

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The president of Gambia has signed a bill into law that calls for life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, the latest…

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Ousted Burkina Faso president arrives in Morocco

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Moroccan state media says former Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore has arrived in Casablanca from Ivory Coast, wher…

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Mali Ebola crisis deepens with doctor's death

Mali Ebola crisis deepens with doctor's death

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali's emerging Ebola crisis deepened Thursday as the government announced that a doctor had died from the disease, becomi…

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Boko Haram said to kill about 45 people in Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of a vigilante fighter group in Nigeria says Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people in an attac…

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Vigilante fighters: Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people in a Nigerian village.

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Vigilante fighters: Boko Haram militants have killed about 45 people in a Nigerian village. .

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US promotes entrepreneurship to counter extremism

US promotes entrepreneurship to counter extremism

MARRAKECH, Morocco (AP) — The U.S. is promoting entrepreneurship in the Middle East and North Africa as a way to create jobs and counter extre…

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Ugandan lawmakers draft new anti-gay bill

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan lawmakers have drafted a new anti-gay bill that could be introduced for debate in the country's parliament befo…

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Zambian president's widow joins succession race

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) — The contest to replace Zambia's recently deceased president is becoming a family affair as the late president's widow sa…

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Police fire tear gas at legislators in Nigeria

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's Senate president has suspended legislative proceedings in the National Assembly until Tuesday following a lock…

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Somali-American who helped Mogadishu govt killed

Somali-American who helped Mogadishu govt killed

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Gunmen shot and killed a Somali-American from Minnesota who had left a well-paying job in the U.S. to help the fledg…

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