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Madagascar billed as surfing paradiseLet's go surfing now ... in Madagascar, newest member of global surf association
The Associated Press1 hour ago
3 female suicide bomber kill several in Nigeria3 female suicide bombers strike in northern Nigeria, killing at least 3, police say
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Rebels: C. African Republic ceasefire 'broken'Ceasefire in Central African Republic 'broken' with clash, rebel spokesman says
The Associated Press21 hours ago
In this photo of Friday, July 25, 2014, Ertharin Cousin Executive Director of the United Nations World Food programme meets patients at IMC Nutrition program clinic in Malakal, South Sudan.  Health experts are meeting in South Sudan’s capital, Juba, Monday July 28, 2014, debating exactly how severe the famine situation is in South Sudan, and their decision may prompt millions of dollars in aid or condemn tens of thousands of displaced people to continued hunger in what is described by Chris Hillbruner, the lead food security analyst for FEWSNET, a famine early warning system "is still the worst food security emergency in the world ... there is still huge need." (AP Photo/ Matthew Abbott)
Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger dataIn South Sudan, Somalia, experts study hunger data to see if 'famine' label should be applied
The Associated Press21 hours ago
In this photo taken on Sunday, July 27, 2014,  a boy, center,  selling soft drinks walk past a  clinic taking care of Ebola patients in the Kenema District on the outskirts of Kenema, Sierra Leone.  Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has closed some border crossings and ordered strict quarantines of communities affected by the Ebola outbreak. The announcement late Sunday came a day after Sirleaf formed a new taskforce charged with containing the disease, which has killed 129 people in the country and more than 670 across the region.(AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah)
Liberia president orders new anti-Ebola measuresLiberia president orders quarantines, border closures to contain worsening Ebola outbreak
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Men read newspapers on a street with headlines about Ebola Virus killing a Liberian in Lagos, Nigeria. Saturday, July 26, 2014. An Ebola outbreak that has left more than 660 people dead across West Africa has spread to the continent's most populous nation after a Liberian man with a high fever vomited aboard an airplane to Nigeria and then died there, officials said Friday. The 40-year-old man had recently lost his sister to Ebola in Liberia, health officials there said. It was not immediately clear how he managed to board a flight, but he was moved into an isolation ward upon arrival in Nigeria on Tuesday and died on Friday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Ebola kills Liberian doctor, 2 Americans infectedEbola kills top Liberian doctor ; 2 Americans, a doctor and a missionary, are infected
The Associated Press1 day ago
French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech outside the Foreign Affairs ministry in Paris, Saturday, July 26, 2014, after meeting families of the victims of Air Algeria flight crash, that killed all 118 people onboard including 54 French citizens. (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, Pool)
Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to FranceDowned Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France, embassy official says
The Associated Press1 day ago
Boko Haram kidnaps top official's wife in CameroonBoko Haram attacks northern Cameroon town, kidnaps wife of vice prime minister
The Associated Press1 day ago
French President Francois Hollande delivers a speech outside the Foreign Affairs ministry in Paris, Saturday, July 26, 2014, after meeting families of the victims of Air Algeria flight crash, that killed all 118 people onboard including 54 French citizens. (AP Photo/Philippe Wojazer, Pool)
UN finds second black box of Air Algerie jetUN finds second black box of Air Algerie jet among scattered debris in northern Mali
The Associated Press2 days ago
2 critics of Swaziland government sentenced2 critics of Swazi government sentenced to 2 years in jail after contempt of court conviction
The Associated Press3 days ago
Nigeria arrests 1 connected to Kaduna bombingsNigeria arrests man in women's clothing suspected of Kaduna bombing involvement
The Associated Press3 days ago
Nigeria nabs accused $6 million Facebook fraudsterNigeria arrests man accused of stealing $6 million in Facebook fraud
The Associated Press3 days ago
Uganda: 9 bodies found after tribal clashesUganda: 9 bodies discovered in western Uganda following deadly tribal clashes
The Associated Press3 days ago
Passersby walk past the Air Algerie company office, on the Opera Avenue in Paris Thursday July 24, 2014. A flight operated by Air Algerie has disappeared from radar while traveling from Burkina Faso in West Africa to Algiers. Authorities say it was carrying over 100 passengers and crew when air navigation services lost track of the Swiftair plane 50 minutes after takeoff earlier this morning. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in MaliWreckage found after Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashes in rainstorm in Mali
The Associated Press4 days ago
2 attacks in Nigeria's north kills at least 122 attacks in Nigeria's north kill more than 12, as death toll rises from Kaduna blasts
The Associated Press4 days ago
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