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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history:
  • Togo counts votes as president seeks third term

    Election officials in Togo are tabulating results one day after a presidential election that appeared to have a weak turnout. The election pits incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe, who is seeking a third term, against four opposition challengers....

    Boko Haram attacks Niger army base, defense ministry says

    Suspected Boko Haram fighters in motorized canoes attacked a Niger army base on an island in Lake Chad, the body of water touching all four countries that have been targeted by Nigeria's Islamic insurgency, Niger's defense ministry said Saturday. The...

    Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

    The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted. The pyramids at Meroe, some 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of...

    Protests after Burundi leader is nominated for a third term

    Hundreds of people in Burundi protested in the capital Sunday after the country's ruling party nominated President Pierre Nkurunziza to run for a third term. There were clashes between protesters and armed police in Bujumbura, the nation's capital....