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UN denies S. Sudan government statementUN criticizes South Sudan government for issuing 'erroneous' information relating to killings
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
Car bomb outside Nairobi police station kills 4Car bomb explodes outside Nairobi police station; 4 people, including 2 officers, killed
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Islamic militants detained in central NigeriaMilitary: Islamic extremists captured in central-east Nigeria; fears uprising is spreading
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Mauritanian president says he will run againMauritanian president, who first took power in coup, says he will run in upcoming elections
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Ex-Senegalese president's trip home in limboParty official says Senegal won't let ex-president's plane land, thwarting homecoming
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Ex-Muslim rebels seize C. African Republic townOfficials say former Muslim rebels take over town in northern Central African Republic
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Officials: 1 UN soldier wounded by mine in MaliOfficials: UN vehicle drives over mine at north Mali airstrip, 1 solider wounded
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Train derails in Congo, dozens deadFreight train derails in southeastern Congo; officials say at least 30 dead
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this image taken from video, dead bodies lie on the road near Bentiu, South Sudan, on Sunday, April 20, 2014. The United Nations' top humanitarian official in South Sudan, Toby Lanzer, told The Associated Press in a phone interview on Tuesday, April 22, 2014, that the ethnically targeted killings are "quite possibly a game-changer" for a conflict that has been raging since mid-December and that has exposed longstanding ethnic hostilities. There was also a disturbing echo of Rwanda, which is marking the 20th anniversary this month of its genocide that killed 1 million people. (AP Photo/Toby Lanzer, United Nations)
'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter'Piles and piles' of bodies after South Sudan slaughter; thousands streaming to UN base
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Senegal prohibits rally to welcome back ex-leaderSenegal orders cancellation of rally to welcome back ex-president, voted out after protests
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Ghanaian mining company used plane seen in IranGhanaian mining company used plane registered to Utah bank and spotted in Iran
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Friday Nov. 22, 2012 file photo, Miles Lappeman, owner of Finfoot Lake Reserve near Tantanana, South Africa, and his son Marc, right, walk past the carcass of one of eight rhino killed by poachers. South African officials said Tuesday April 22, 2014, that thieves have stolen a stockpile of rhino horns from the offices of a provincial parks agency, dealing a setback to efforts to curb an escalation of rhino poaching in recent years. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
Thieves steal rhino horns in South AfricaSouth Africa: Thieves steal rhino horns by breaking into safe at park agency office
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ebola outbreak death toll in West Africa over 140World Health Organization says West Africa Ebola death toll rises above 140
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Sunday, April 29, 2012 file photo, troops from the Central African Republic stand guard at a building used for joint meetings between them and U.S. Army special forces, in Obo, Central African Republic, where U.S. special forces have paired up with local troops and Ugandan soldiers to seek out Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). African troops captured a junior commander with the LRA - a rebel lieutenant known as Charles Okello - and rescued 10 people, mostly children, abducted by the rebels, Uganda's military said Tuesday, April 22, 2014, the latest blow against the rebel group in an international hunt for its fugitive leaders. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
African troops capture junior LRA rebel commanderAfrican troops capture junior LRA rebel commander, rescue 10 abductees in central Africa
The Associated Press1 day ago
Mourners carry the body of Somali lawmaker Abdiaziz Isaq Mursal for burial in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, Tuesday April 22, 2014. Two gunmen belonging to an Islamic extremist group shot and killed the Somali legislator Monday as he stepped out of his home in the capital, the second fatal attack on a member of parliament in as many days, police said. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Somali lawmaker shot and killed in latest attackSomali lawmaker assassinated by gunmen day after another was killed in a car bomb blast
The Associated Press1 day ago
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