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  • How to cut militias off from gold and mineral mines in Congo

    Few parts of the world have been more ravaged by war and violence over the last two decades than the Democratic Republic of Congo. That's been made possible, in part, by the mines in the eastern part of the country that offer up tin, tungsten and tantalum...
  • Fighting in Libya curbs flow at major oil terminals

    Fighting in Libya curbs flow at major oil terminals
    The flow of crude oil to and from Libya’s two biggest oil terminals slowed to a trickle Monday after fighting between militias intensified in the turbulent North African country’s energy-rich east. Even before the latest outbreak of strife,...
  • All Blacks' record under Steve Hansen

    Factbox on the All Blacks' record under Steve Hansen since he took over as head coach following the 2011 rugby World Cup. P W D L 42 38 2 2 - - 2014 42 Wales 34-16 Cardiff Nov. 22 41 Scotland 24-16 Edinburgh Nov. 15 40 England 24-21 London Nov. 8...
  • Islamist rebels kill 10 Somali soldiers in attack on base

    Rebels from the Islamist al Shabaab group attacked a military base in southern Somalia early on Monday, killing at least 10 soldiers and burning two military vehicles, officials said. African Union and Somali troops launched an offensive this year that...
  • Factbox - South Africa vs West Indies test series

    Factbox on the test series between South Africa and West Indies, which begins in Pretoria on Wednesday: SCHEDULE (All matches start at 08:30 a.m.) Dec 17-21 First test Centurion Park, Pretoria Dec 26-30 Second test St George's Park, Port...
  • Maryland reservists gear up for Ebola mission

    Maryland reservists gear up for Ebola mission
    Children bustled through the corridors of an Army Reserve facility just south of the city line Saturday as soldiers gathered for the last family day before some of them head out to West Africa to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak. Lt. Stylianos Kutob said...
  • Full force against the Islamic State

    Full force against the Islamic State
    It is clear that our efforts to defeat the Islamic State have been inadequate. Half-measures will not work against a growing threat from radical Islamists who are uniting fractured terrorist groups around the world under one banner. Over the past six...
  • Rights group calls for ICC probe of Nigerian presidential candidate

    A Nigerian human rights group on Monday asked the International Criminal Court to bring charges against Nigerian presidential candidate Muhammadu Buhari for post-election violence in 2011. The Northern Coalition for Democracy and Justice said in a...
  • U.N. Sahel envoy says Libya turmoil could destabilize neighbors

    The United Nations special envoy to the Sahel region said on Monday talks to resolve a crisis in Libya had stalled and warned several countries in the region risked being destabilized unless it was resolved quickly. Hiroute Gebre Selassie said...
  • Kabila says Congo won't bow to foreign 'injunctions'

    The president of Democratic Republic of Congo told foreign nations on Monday to respect his country's sovereignty after several urged him to comply with the constitution and not to run for re-election. Though Joseph Kabila has yet to publicly declare his...
  • Two Kenyan runners fail drugs tests

    Kenyan long-distance runners Viola Chelangat Kimetto and Joyce Jemutai Kiplimo have failed drugs tests and will be banned for two years, Athletics Kenya said on Monday, adding that tests from five other Kenyan athletes have aroused suspicion. Kimetto,...