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  • Liberia works to contain Ebola, find source of new cases

    Liberia is working hard to contain Ebola and find the source of the latest infections of the deadly virus recorded this week. The West African country previously succeeded in containing the outbreak, despite being initially the hardest hit with more than...
  • S Africa: Opposition files charges against deputy president

    An opposition party filed criminal charges against South Africa's deputy president and other officials on Friday for their alleged involvement in the police shooting deaths of 34 miners during labor unrest. The Economic Freedom Fighters filed charges...
  • Poland advises its citizens against travel to Egypt

    The Polish Foreign Ministry has advised its citizens against traveling to Egypt, and at least one major travel agency has responded by canceling package holidays to the country for the rest of the summer season. The ministry advised Poles on Thursday...
  • Ugandan bill targeting civic groups raises alarm

    A bill seeking to regulate the operations of civic groups in Uganda has drawn alarm from activists who say it will hamper their operations and might be used to target those seen as opposed to the government of the country's long-serving leader. The draft...
  • UN: 29 die in South Sudan cholera outbreak as cases rise

    At least 29 people have died in South Sudan's latest cholera outbreak, the U.N. children's agency said Friday. Cholera had sickened 484 people by the end of June and the number of cases continues to rise in the nation's capital of Juba, according to...
  • Egypt's warplanes strike back at militants in troubled Sinai

    Egyptian warplanes launched new airstrikes and troops went house-to-house Thursday in the troubled Sinai Peninsula, a day after Islamic State-linked militants set off the area's bloodiest fighting in decades in an unprecedented, coordinated attack. The...
  • Sailor sentenced to six months for hate-crime attack on Seattle taxi driver

    SEATTLE A sailor who attacked an immigrant taxi driver in Seattle last year, telling him to "go back to your own country," was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail. Jesse A. Fleming, 27, pleaded guilty last month to second-degree assault and...
  • The Latest: Israel PM offers condolences over Sinai attacks

    The latest on the aftermath of a coordinated militant assault on Egyptian security forces in the restive northern Sinai that killed dozens of troops and set off the bloodiest fighting in the peninsula in decades (all times local). ___ 5:30 p.m. The...
  • Attack on UN convoy in Mali kills 6 peacekeepers, wounds 5

    Gunmen ambushed a U.N. convoy in conflict-wracked northern Mali on Thursday killing six peacekeepers and wounding five others, the U.N. said. All the victims were from Burkina Faso. The U.N. mission in this west African nation has the highest number of...
  • Egypt's warplanes strike back at militants in troubled Sinai

     Egypt's warplanes strike back at militants in troubled Sinai
    Egyptian warplanes launched new airstrikes and troops went house-to-house Thursday in the troubled Sinai Peninsula, a day after Islamic State-linked militants set off the area's bloodiest fighting in decades in an unprecedented, coordinated attack....
  • Leopard mauls guide's arm in attack in South African park

    A leopard mauled a guide in an attack on an open tourist safari vehicle in South Africa's flagship wildlife park Thursday, authorities said. The attack happened in Kruger National Park as a guide and his passengers watched a leopard about 6.5 feet (two...