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  • Conservationists to move 7 lions from South Africa to Rwanda

    A conservation group plans to move seven lions from South Africa to a national park in Rwanda, where it says the lion population was wiped out 15 years ago. The five female lions and two males will be transferred beginning Monday to Rwanda's Akagera...
  • House panel on Benghazi attack releases more emails

    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received hundreds of pages of emails about Libya from a longtime confidant, including both publicly available and unconfirmed material from sources about the cause of the 2012 attack on the U.S....
  • Kenya army says it has killed 11 militants in attack

    In a firefight, the Kenyan army killed 11 militants — including two apparent foreigners — from the Somali extremist group al-Shabab and suffered two fatal casualties, a military spokesman said Sunday. Two soldiers were killed in the firefight...
  • Niger: 18 migrants found dead in Sahara desert

    The bodies of 18 migrants who likely died of dehydration have been found in the Sahara desert in northern Niger, the International Organization for Migration said Sunday. The migrants, most of whom came from West African countries, are believed to have...
  • South African court puts restrictions on Sudan's president

    A South African judge on Sunday ordered authorities to prevent Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who was in South Africa for an African Union summit, from leaving the country because of an international order for his arrest. Sudanese officials, however,...
  • US Air Force chief confirms Libya raid, awaiting results

    The U.S. Air Force chief on Monday confirmed weekend airstrikes targeting an extremist leader linked to al-Qaida, and said the results of the raid were still being studied. U.S. officials say the attack probably killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, charged with...
  • U.S. targets al-Qaida-linked leader in Libya; country says unclear if leader was killed

    The military spokesman of the internationally-recognized Libyan government says three foreigners were among 17 killed in U.S. airstrikes in eastern Libya, adding that it is too early to determine if an al-Qaida-linked militant leader was among them....
  • Wanted for genocide, Sudan's president barred from leaving South Africa

    Wanted for genocide, Sudan's president barred from leaving South Africa
    South Africa’s government faced embarrassment Sunday when a court ordered authorities to prevent the president of Sudan from leaving the country after an African Union summit, even though the government had promised immunity to all summit...
  • U.S. launches airstrike in Libya, targeting Al Qaeda associate

    U.S. launches airstrike in Libya, targeting Al Qaeda associate
    American warplanes launched a weekend airstrike in Libya targeting Mokhtar Belmokhtar, a mercurial smuggler and kidnapper associated with Al Qaeda, U.S. military officials said Sunday. Officials were assessing the results of the strike, which took place...
  • UN says Yemen Houthi rebels are flying to Geneva on UN plane

    The United Nations says a delegation of Yemen's Shiite Houthi rebels has left Djibouti and is flying to Geneva on a U.N.-chartered plane to take part in talks aimed at ending the Yemen conflict. U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said the plane left...
  • French president in Algeria discusses terrorism, economy

    French President Francois Hollande made a seven-hour visit to Algeria on Monday for talks on security issues, calling the fight against terrorism a "common battle." France's economic partnership with Algerian authorities also was being discussed during...