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At least 24 people have reportedly been killed in a stampede at a rap concert on a beach in Guinea.
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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.
Now Brantly is himself a patient, fighting for his own survival in an isolation unit on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia, after contracting the deadly disease.
A French-led military intervention scattered the extremists last year but new bursts of violence in recent months are posing a new threat to Mali's central government.
Malta's prime minister says the Maltese oil company worker who was kidnapped by Libyan rebels on July 17 has been released.
A spokesman for the mostly Muslim Seleka rebel group in Central African Republic says a ceasefire has been "broken" after its fighters came under attack from the mostly Christian anti-Balaka militia.
Market shelves are bare. Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made.
Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.
Two American aid workers have tested positive for the Ebola virus while working to combat an outbreak of the deadly disease at a hospital in Liberia, a relief group official said.
The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister was kidnapped and at least three people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in the northern town of Kolofata on Sunday, Cameroon officials said.
Authorities now say 14 people - including a 15-year-old - have been struck by lightning during rare summer thunderstorms that have swept through Southern California, injuring two critically.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 08:25 am
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