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  • Gunmen kill 21 Egyptian military border guards near Libya

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Gunmen killed 21 Egyptian military border guards near the frontier with Libya on Saturday, highlighting a growing threat from an area that security officials say has become a haven for militants seeking to topple the Cairo government....
  • South Africa union war follows old pattern on new turf

    MARULA PLATINUM MINE South Africa (Reuters) - When a wildcat strike hit Impala Platinum's Marula mine in South Africa's Limpopo province this month, union leaders there had no idea it was coming. "We were taken by surprise. We came to work that morning...
  • South Sudan ceasefire under threat as rebels, government troops clash

    JUBA (Reuters) - South Sudanese rebels and government soldiers clashed in the northern town of Nasir on Sunday, adding to fears that a shaky ceasefire agreement signed in May could totally collapse. Rebel spokesman Lul Ruai Koang said troops loyal to...
  • Nigeria Islamists kill more than 40 in northeast

    MAIDUGURI Nigeria - Suspected Islamists raided the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa over the weekend, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning down houses in a familiar pattern of killing that has forced tens of thousands to flee their...
  • Egypt has no plans to revise its Gaza truce proposal: foreign minister

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has no plans to revise its ceasefire proposal to end fighting in Gaza between Israel and the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, which has rejected the initiative, Cairo's foreign minister said on Saturday. "It provides the needs...
  • Egypt renews truce call as Israel intensifies Gaza offensive

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt renewed its call for a truce to end the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on Friday and France asked Qatar to use its influence with the Palestinian movement to reach a ceasefire. Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri,...
  • Egypt's Gaza truce move highlights bid to break Islamists

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's attempts to pressure Hamas into accepting a truce plan offering few concessions for the group to end the latest fighting with Israel show Cairo's determination to finish the job it began at home - crushing Islamists it sees as...
  • WHO can't fully deal with Ebola outbreak, health official warns

    International health officials warned Thursday that recent budget cuts have impeded the ability of the World Health Organization to respond to the Ebola outbreak that has killed at least 603 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. "The situation...
  • World watch: News affecting world travel

     World watch: News affecting world travel
    West Africa: The World Health Organization reported a total of 844 cases and 518 deaths from Ebola in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia as of July 3. The outbreak is feared to have spread to Ghana, and an infection was suspected in at least one American...
  • Egypt says Qatar, Turkey and Hamas hurt Gaza ceasefire bid

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's foreign minister accused Qatar, Turkey and Hamas on Thursday of conspiring to undermine Cairo's efforts to bring about a ceasefire between the Palestinian militant group and Israel in Gaza, Egypt's state news agency reported....
  • In defense of Texas huntress and conservationist Kendall Jones

    In defense of Texas huntress <em>and conservationist</em> Kendall Jones
    For big-game hunters in Africa, there’s said to be a “Big Five” among animals they’d like to bag: the lion, the elephant, the Cape buffalo, the leopard and the white/black rhinoceros. You might add a sixth: Kendall Jones, the 19-...