KHARTOUM: Rebels in Sudan’s Darfur on Monday denied killing 13 civilians, calling government claims of their involvement a fabrication.
BRAZZAVILLE, Congo: Key players in the Central African conflict launched a fresh round of talks in Brazzaville on Monday to end more than a year of sectarian bloodshed in the impoverished nation.
ABUJA/LAGOS: Nigeria’s press is traditionally free to write almost anything about anyone — whether it’s true or not.
FREETOWN: Religious leaders in Sierra Leone criticized the government’s handling of an Ebola outbreak that has killed 194 people in the West Africa country, saying a lack of information was prompting
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama said Joe Biden would make a “superb” president, but questioned whether his vice president or potential rival Hillary Clinton would want to endure another campaign fo
KANO, Nigeria: A cholera outbreak in northern Nigeria’s Kano State has killed six people and infected scores, the state health commissioner said Sunday, although a local charity put the toll higher.
LUCKNOW, India: Armed bandits in drought-stricken northern India are threatening to kill hundreds of villagers unless they deliver 35 buckets of water each day to the outlaws in their rural hideouts.<
KABUL, Afghanistan: A suicide bomber targeted a police convoy in Afghanistan’s southern Helmand province on Monday, killing two people, a policeman and a civilian, a local official said.
MANILA: A Filipino construction worker kidnapped by militia men in Libya has been beheaded by his captors, becoming the first Filipino casualty in the renewed violence in the North African state, the
BANNU, Pakistan: Some tribal elders in a city in northwest Pakistan have decreed that families fleeing a military offensive should not allow women to collect food aid, an elder said on Monday after Re
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