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2 hrs ago | The Town Talk
A group of mostly teenagers and men took to the streets of Cairo's capital this week, ready to do battle - in bright green vests with spray paint in hand - against sexual harassers.
6 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee
"This is not a time for congratulations or joy or anything except a serious determination - a focus by everybody to try to figure out the road ahead," Kerry said in New Delhi, where he was meeting with Indian officials.
11 hrs ago | WHAS11
Authorities in northern Mali say a former jihadist leader in the town of Gao has been arrested by French military forces.
14 hrs ago | Evening Sun
With the violence in Libya escalating to its worst level since the 2011 ouster of dictator Moammar Gadhafi, governments from around the world are scrambling to evacuate their citizens from the country, many seeking help from nearby Greece.
18 hrs ago | The Washington Post
The son of Senegal's president is going on trial after more than a year in jail, accused of illegally amassing some $248 million.
Humanitarian agencies working in west Africa are stepping up precautions against the deadly Ebola virus as local and international health officials struggle to bring the outbreak under control.
In classrooms facing a sandy courtyard in the northern Nigerian city of Kaduna, Maska Road Islamic School teaches a creed that condemns the violent ideology of groups such as Boko Haram.
Liberia's president late Wednesday ordered the nation's schools to shut down and most civil servants to stay home as an Ebola outbreak that already has killed more than 130 people in the country deepened.
Up to 6,000 people a day have fled Libya into neighboring Tunisia this week, the Tunisian foreign minister said Wednesday, the biggest influx since Libya's 2011 civil war in a sign of the spiraling turmoil as rival militias battle over control of the airport in the capital Tripoli.
Tunisia's Defense Ministry says the army chief of staff has resigned, citing personal reasons, following a deadly attack by militants against Algerian soldiers.
At least 24 people have reportedly been killed in a stampede at a rap concert on a beach in Guinea.
Thousands had gathered at the beach in Conakry for a concert celebrating the end of the holy Muslim month of Ramadan.
It's a long way from the refugee camps of Africa to Poland's balmy Baltic coast, but for Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars, the message is still the same.
The group stoking fear among many Burundians includes stick-wielding men who sing patriotic tunes.
Patrick Sawyer had one stop to make before heading home to Minnesota to celebrate his daughters' birthdays: a conference in Lagos, Nigeria.
The group stoking fear among many Burundians includes stick-wielding men who sing patriotic tunes as they march through villages.
A fire at the oil depot for the airport in Libya's capital raged out of control Monday after being struck in the crossfire of warring militias battling for control of the airfield, the latest violence to plague the country as foreigners flee the chaos.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 09:54 pm
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