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  • Turkey condemns Tripoli air strikes claimed by Libyan government

    Turkey on Wednesday condemned air strikes claimed by the Libyan government on an airport in Tripoli controlled by a rival administration, setting it at odds with the country's internationally-recognized authorities. Turkey appointed a special...
  • Sao Tome ex-president's son returns to prime minister's job

    Patrice Trovoada, the son of Sao Tome and Principe's former President Miguel Trovoada, has been reappointed prime minister of the tiny island nation following his party's sweeping victory in parliamentary polls last month, a presidential decree stated....
  • U.S. issues travel warning for Djibouti over terror threat

    The United States has issued a warning to travelers citing "specific threats from terrorism" aimed at Western and local interests in the east African nation of Djibouti. Djibouti hosts U.S. and French military bases and is an ally in the U.S.-led fight...
  • Libya's recognized government says sending its own OPEC delegation

    Libya's internationally-recognized government based in the east will send its own delegation to a meeting of OPEC oil producers in Vienna, a spokesman said on Wednesday. "A delegation of three persons has been formed to represent Libya at the OPEC...
  • Ebola discoverer Piot sees long, bumpy road to ending epidemic

    West Africa's Ebola epidemic could worsen further before abating but new infections should start to decline in all affected countries by the end of this year, a leading specialist on the disease said on Wednesday. Peter Piot, one of the scientists who...
  • 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...