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  • Exclusive: Libya's rival oil minister wants to attend OPEC meeting

    Libya's rival government wants to send its appointed oil minister to the OPEC summit in Vienna this week and will refuse to comply with any production decisions if it is denied access, the minister said. Libya has two cabinets and parliaments vying for...
  • Poland says missionary held in Central African Republic now free

    A Polish Catholic missionary kidnapped in October in the Central African Republic has been freed, a spokesman for Poland's foreign ministry said on Wednesday. Mateusz Dziedzic, a priest, was abducted on the night of Oct. 12 in the town of Baboua. The...
  • Algeria says killed militant involved in French tourist beheading

    Algeria's military has killed a militant involved in the abduction and beheading of French tourist Herve Gourdel in September, Justice Minister Tayeb Louh said on Wednesday. The Caliphate Soldiers, a splinter group which has allied itself to Islamic...
  • Sierra Leone Ebola burial workers dump bodies in pay protest

    Burial workers in Sierra Leone have dumped bodies in the street outside a hospital in protest at authorities' failure to pay bonuses for handling Ebola victims. Residents said up to 15 corpses had been abandoned in the eastern town of Kenema, three of...
  • We're closer to answering those 3 Benghazi questions

    We're closer to answering those 3 Benghazi questions
    In editorials on the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks in the Libyan port city of Benghazi, we've tried to explore facts while stressing the bare-knuckle context: Congressional Republicans have tried to embarrass the Obama administration for its actions before,...
  • Egypt opens Rafah crossing to stranded Palestinians bound for Gaza

    Egypt opened the Rafah border crossing on Wednesday for the first time in a month to allow thousands of stranded Palestinians to return to the Gaza Strip, border officials said. However, the frontier remained closed in the other direction, making it...
  • Obama has done little to help African-Americans

    Obama has done little to help African-Americans
    Addressing the nation last Thursday, President Obama sought to justify his misreading of the Constitution by unilaterally granting legal protection to 5 million illegal immigrants. In this, he reminded me of what Richard Nixon told David Frost in a 1977...
  • U.S. Ebola survivors say thankful for 'second chance'

    Six of the nine Ebola patients treated in the United States in recent months met for the first time on Wednesday, saying their ordeals fighting the virus have not dampened their desire to help others and that they are grateful to be alive. Speaking...
  • U.S. quarantine moves hurting Ebola response in Africa: Harvard

    Moves by some U.S. states to isolate medical workers returning from fighting Ebola in West Africa could worsen the global health crisis by discouraging badly needed new volunteers, according to health experts at Harvard University. Ebola has killed...
  • Two Malian soldiers killed in landmine explosion

    Two soldiers died and nine were injured when a government minister's convoy hit a mine in northern Mali on Tuesday, a colonel in the Malian army said. It was not immediately clear who was responsible. Al Qaeda-linked Islamists continue to carry out...
  • Pakistan to host Kenya in one-day series

    Kenya will become only the second team to play international cricket in Pakistan since militants attacked the Sri Lanka team in Lahore in March, 2009 by agreeing to a one-day series. The deadly attack which shook world cricket left six Pakistani...