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  • Obama's correct: Cuba no terrorist state

    Obama's correct: Cuba no terrorist state
    President Barack Obama's announcement of his intention to remove Cuba from the U.S. list of state sponsors of terrorism comes both far too late and at just the right time. For well over a decade, Cuba has been an odd bedfellow among other terrorism...
  • Sudan extends presidential poll by 1 day amid low turnout

    Sudan extended voting another day in its presidential and legislative election Wednesday as campaigners went door to door to seek voters amid a low turnout that saw poll workers eating and praying to pass the time. While state media trumpeted a...
  • UN envoy condemns airstrikes on Tripoli

    The U.N. special envoy to Libya has condemned airstrikes against the Tripoli airport as one of the delegations to ongoing peace talks was attempting to leave. Bernardino Leon told reporters Wednesday at the start of the latest round of Libyan peace talks...
  • Liberia audit report questions $673,000 in Ebola spending

    A new audit in Liberia released Wednesday found nearly $700,000 was spent by a government ministry in the fight against Ebola without those expenses being properly documented. The General Auditing Commission published the report and called on the...
  • Islamic State video appears to show beheading, shooting of Christians

    Islamic State video appears to show beheading, shooting of Christians
    Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday. The attack widens the circle of nations affected by the group's atrocities while showing its growth beyond...
  • UN: Mali suicide bomb attack kills 3, wounds 16

    A suicide bomber attacked a U.N. peacekeeping base in northern Mali on Wednesday, killing at least three people and wounding 16 others, the U.N. mission said. The renewed violence came as peace talks started again in Algeria between the Malian government...
  • Hundreds leave South Africa after anti-immigrant violence

    Worried about their safety, hundreds of African immigrants headed out of South Africa in buses on Monday following deadly attacks on foreign-owned shops. South Africa's anti-immigrant attacks, in which seven people have been killed this month, have...
  • New York Times leads Pulitzers with 3 awards

    The New York Times led the Pulitzer Prizes with awards for its coverage and photos of the Ebola crisis in Africa and a shared nod for investigative work. Bloomberg News won its first Pulitzer for Zachary R. Mider's reporting on corporate tax avoidance....
  • Canada to issue Al-Jazeera journalist a passport

    The Canadian government said Monday it will issue a passport to Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy who remains in Egypt on bail while awaiting trial on terror charges, reversing an earlier decision denying him one. Kevin Menard, a spokesman...
  • Seven UN workers dead in Somalia bomb blast

    MOGADISHU, Somalia Seven UN workers were killed when Islamist militants planted a bomb in a UN Children's Fund bus in Somalia's Puntland state, local police told dpa by phone on Monday. Somali authorities suspected the attack was caused by a suicide...
  • Tunisia's new president plans White House visit next month

    Tunisia's new president will visit the White House next month. The White House says President Barack Obama plans to underscore the U.S. commitment to strengthening ties with Tunisia after President Beji Caid Essebsi was elected in December following...