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  • Ugandan Islamic extremist fights extradition from Tanzania

    An Islamic extremist leader appeared in a Tanzania court on Friday to challenge his extradition home to Uganda, where he is wanted for allegedly ordering deadly attacks on civilians in the 1990s. Jamil Mukulu also is wanted in Congo, where the government...
  • WHO warns: Careful with names of diseases

    Fresh from stumbling to victory over Ebola in Africa, the World Health Organization has set its sights on a new adversary: disease ... names. Yes, the names. Those who name emerging diseases — scientists, national authorities, even news media...
  • South Sudan alleges Khartoum role in new rebel offensive

    South Sudan's military on Friday accused the Sudanese government of aiding a new rebel offensive in the southern country where oil fields are now threatened by fresh fighting. The recent defection in South Sudan's Upper Nile state of a key general to the...
  • Kenya says attack by Somali militants thwarted in Garissa

    Kenyan forces fought suspected al-Shabab members in a village close to the northeastern town where a massacre of college students took place last month, according to the interior ministry. The ministry said in a statement Friday that the security...
  • Trudy Rubin: Egypt's Sisi fueling discontent

    If you were looking for an Egyptian who could help his country fulfill the lost promise of the Arab Spring some day you couldn't do better than Emad Shahin, an internationally renowned and liberal scholar who studies political Islam. So why was this...
  • Clinton's Benghazi emails show correspondence with adviser

    Clinton's Benghazi emails show correspondence with adviser
    Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton received monthly missives about the growing unrest in Libya from a longtime friend who was previously barred by the White House from working for her as a government employee, according to emails received on...
  • Man accused in deadly Tunisia museum attack arrested

    Man accused in deadly Tunisia museum attack arrested
    Italian police have arrested a Moroccan man on suspicion he helped organize and execute the March 18 attack on Tunisia's Bardo Museum that left 22 people dead, authorities said Wednesday. Abdelmajid Touil was arrested Tuesday night on a Tunisian...
  • Former Boko Haram captives still held _ by Nigerian military

    The accusations against a woman who was rescued from Boko Haram abductors came from fellow former captives during a group counseling session. Why had she received preferential treatment and better food while they were held? Wasn't she married to a...
  • Former Boko Haram captives still held -- by Nigerian military

     Former Boko Haram captives still held -- by Nigerian military
    The accusations against a woman who was rescued from Boko Haram abductors came from fellow former captives during a group counseling session. Why had she received preferential treatment and better food while they were held? Wasn't she married to a...
  • Mystery surrounds movements of Italy's Tunisia Bardo suspect

    Italy's interior minister insisted Thursday that police had pulled off an investigative coup by arresting a suspect in Tunisia's Bardo Museum massacre, despite indications that he was in Italy in the days before and after the attack. The mystery over...
  • Burundi: 17 officials charged for plotting failed coup

    Seventeen security officials, including five generals, accused in the attempted coup of Burundi President Pierre Nkurunziza appeared Saturday before a prosecutor who charged them with an attempt at destabilizing public institutions, lawyers of some of the...