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  • In Libya's anarchy, migrant smuggling a booming trade

    Libya's chaos has turned it into a lucrative magnet attracting migrants desperate to make the dangerous sea voyage to Europe. With no central authority to stop it, business is booming, with smugglers charging ever more as demand goes up, then using the...
  • Libya refugee camp is flip side of Europe's immigration crisis

    MISRATA, Libya In the heat of a Libyan afternoon, in a makeshift detention center outside the coastal town of Misrata, a young woman lay on the ground, suffering from severe dehydration. Her friend Fatima, 21, cradled her head, and waited for the...
  • South Africa's image suffers after anti-immigrant attacks

    Only a few kilometers (miles) separate Alexandra, a gritty Johannesburg township where South Africans attacked immigrants last week, from Sandton, a district jammed with high-end stores, restaurants and gleaming office towers symbolizing the upper reaches...
  • McCormick & Co. announces cost-cutting in Europe, Middle East and Africa

    McCormick & Co. announces cost-cutting in Europe, Middle East and Africa
    McCormick & Co. Inc. said Monday it plans to streamline operations in Europe, Middle East and Africa as part of at least $85 million in companywide cost-cutting planned for this year. In a plan to cut fixed costs, boost profit margins and make selling...
  • Planned Middle East-North Africa census category progresses

    A proposal to allow those of Middle Eastern and North American descent to identify as such on the next 10-year census has cleared another hurdle. Census advisory board member Hassan Jaber said Wednesday the U.S. Census Bureau plans to convene a...
  • South African military joins police to tamp down attacks on foreigners

    South African military joins police to tamp down attacks on foreigners
    Security forces raided a men’s hostel outside Johannesburg as authorities deployed the South African military for the first time to crack down on recent violence against foreigners, most from other African countries. The joint police and army...
  • Big changes needed at WHO before the next Ebola crisis

    Over the past 16 months, the world watched anxiously as Ebola swept through West Africa. More than 10,000 deaths have been attributed to the highly contagious virus, and more than 25,000 people are believed to have been infected since 2013. Death comes...
  • Guinea: 11 accused in Ebola worker deaths get life sentences

    A Guinea court sentenced 11 people accused of killing eight Ebola health workers and journalists last year to life in prison on Tuesday. Judge Mamadou Diop released 15 other suspects at the conclusion of the trial, according to state TV. The trial in the...
  • Police: Boy dies after father got drunk, left him in hot car

    Police: Boy dies after father got drunk, left him in hot car
    A father wept at a court hearing after police say he left his toddler son in a hot car during a day of heavy drinking and the boy later died. James Koryor, 41, was taken into custody on suspicion of manslaughter and child abuse Tuesday after he went...
  • Police: Boy dies after father got drunk, left him in hot car

    A father wept at a court hearing after police say he left his toddler son in a hot car during a day of heavy drinking and the boy later died. James Koryor, 41, was taken into custody on suspicion of manslaughter and child abuse Tuesday after he went to a...
  • China, Indonesia lead calls for a new order in developing world

    Leaders of some of the largest developing nations called for a new economic order based on their shared interests rather than "obsolete" financial institutions created after World War II. The statements came at a summit of Asian and African countries...