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A gold mine in Ghana. Authorities rounded up 202 Chinese nationals who they said were working as illegal small gold producers.
4 hrs ago | Seattle Times
A son and daughter of former Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi moved from Algeria to Oman in apparent violation of a U.N. travel ban, the committee monitoring U.N. sanctions against Libya said Tuesday.
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Opponents of Islamist President Mohammed Morsi are convinced that this is the best and perhaps the last opportunity to drive him from power.
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Secretary of State John Kerry announced on Tuesday that he has chosen former Sen. Russ Feingold as the new U.S. special representative for the Great Lakes region of Africa and the ongoing crisis in the Congo.
11 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington
The nation of Mali, which lost half its territory last year to rebels, signed an accord Tuesday with Tuareg separatists who still control the country's northernmost province, paving the way for the Malian military to return to the areas still under rebel rule.
16 hrs ago | KXAN-TV Austin
The nation of Mali, which lost half its territory last year to a rebel invasion, has agreed to sign an accord with Tuareg separatists who still control the country's northernmost province.
20 hrs ago | Daily Journal
Media in Mozambique say at least five government troops were killed and two others were wounded in fighting with alleged members of an opposition group.
Liberia-based Fyrkuna Metalworks is transforming decommissioned weapons from the West African country's long civil war into whimsical sculptures.
The trial of ousted dictator Moammar Gadhafi's son, his spy chief and his last prime minister will take place in August, a top Libyan official said Monday.
Sixteen Rwandan students are seeking asylum in Uganda, saying they are the victims of harassment by security officials back home for refusing to join a Congolese rebel movement that allegedly recruits inside Rwandan territory.
The foreign ministers of Egypt and Ethiopia met in Addis Ababa on Monday in hopes of defusing tensions over a huge dam Ethiopia is building on the Blue Nile River.
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As the G8 summit gets under way, potentially embarrassing leaked documents claim the UK spied on G20 politicians in 2009.
Under Hosni Mubarak's rule, Egypt's authorities took a tough line on Egyptians coming home after waging "jihad" in places like Afghanistan, Chechnya or the Balkans, fearing they would bring back extremist ideology, combat experience and a thirst for regime change.
To most South Africans and to the world, Nelson Mandela is credited with having led the successful struggle against white rule and is loved and admired for how he pulled off what looked like the impossible while somehow avoiding a brutal race war.
At least 16 people have been killed during clashes between rebels of the Lord's Resistance Army and villagers in the Central African Republic , a military source from the CAR has said.
A public square in Uganda's capital that is closed to the public is becoming a symbol for what many here see as the state's growing intolerance of political dissent.