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Just hours earlier her husband put her and their eight children, including newborn daughter Ashta, on a private plane to Central African Republic's capital in a desperate bid to save their lives.
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France is warning that the European Union peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic can't start next week as scheduled because some countries haven't provided the troops they have promised.
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The National Archives is releasing another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House, including previously unreleased records related to Vice President Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign and the... The National Archives is releasing another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House, including previously unreleased records ... (more)
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Suspected Islamic militants attacked the northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, with shooting and explosions putting residents to flight Friday morning.
In the nearly three years since Libyans fought to end 42 years of often brutal and bizarre rule by Moammar Gadhafi, the weak central government that replaced him has proved incapable of tackling the mounting problems.
The U.S. envoy to South Sudan says "thousands" of people in South Sudan have died since a cease-fire was signed in January.
Dozens of gunmen on motorbikes have killed more than 100 villagers in an ongoing conflict over land in northern Nigeria, survivors said Thursday.
Algeria's Constitutional Court has approved six candidates for the April 17 presidential election, including the 77-year-old incumbent who suffered a stroke last year.
Brooke Sweetapple, left, brother Matthew and sister Sarah play baseball and softball at Fort Lauderdale, and they stand out in the classroom, too.
Mozambican prison authorities on Wednesday dismissed claims that guards were sexually exploiting female South African prisoners in exchange for basics, such as soap.
Four Nigerian men were beaten and flogged for being gay by an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi, according to the Liberty Voice .
A House lawmaker wants to make sure that planes carry flight recorders that eject before crashes so they are easier to find, a proposal the secretary of transportation said Wednesday he is studying.
A western-based militia fighting in the name of parliament has launched an offensive against an autonomy-minded militia in the east that has for months occupied most of Libya's crucial oil facilities - seizing virtual control of the country's most vital resource and almost sole source of cash.
A member of parliament from the Democratic Republic of Congo is pushing for an anti-LGBT bill that mirrors Uganda's controversial measure that was signed into law last month, All Africa reports.
A protester shouts slogans as he holds up a placard during a demonstration against Algerian President Abdulaziz Bouteflika's decision to run for a fourth term, in Algiers March 12, 2014.
A group of Tunisian sex workers have demanded to be allowed to return to work, 18 months after their brothel in the coastal town of Sousse was attacked by Salafists and closed down.