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  • Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared

    Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears the West African country could face another outbreak of the disease nearly two months after being declared Ebola-free....
  • Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared

    Liberia quarantines an area where new Ebola case appeared
    Liberian authorities on Tuesday quarantined two households after the corpse of a 17-year-old boy was found with Ebola, sparking fears this West African country could face another outbreak of the disease nearly two months after being declared Ebola-free....
  • Militants strike in France, Tunisia and Kuwait, killing as many as 60

    Armed militants struck within hours of each other on three continents Friday, wielding bombs, firearms and a gruesome display of a decapitated head in a demonstration of the growing global reach of Islamist violence. The militant group Islamic State...
  • Car bomb in Cairo kills Egypt's top prosecutor

    Car bomb in Cairo kills Egypt's top prosecutor
    A car bomb killed Egypt's top prosecutor on Monday, ripping through his convoy in a Cairo neighborhood, in the first assassination of a top official in the country in a quarter century, marking an apparent escalation by Islamic militants in their campaign...
  • Bomb kills Egypt's top prosecutor as he drives to work

    A car bomb killed Egypt's chief prosecutor Monday in the country's first assassination of a senior official in 25 years, marking what could be an escalation in a campaign by Islamic militants toward targeting leaders of a crackdown on the Muslim...
  • UN extends Darfur peacekeeping force despite Sudan protest

    The Security Council on Monday unanimously approved a one-year extension of the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping force in Sudan's western Darfur region where conflict is intensifying, rejecting the Sudanese government's demand that the troops leave....
  • 2 explosions hit Chad's capital, kill 11, witnesses say

    Two blasts rocked Chad's capital city, killing at least 11 people weeks after suicide bombings killed dozens, residents and an official said Monday. The first explosion was heard early Monday in the Dinguessou neighborhood of N'Djamena, and the second...
  • The Latest: Tunisia official says 7 arrested in beach attack

    The latest on the response to last week's beach attack in Tunisia that killed dozens (all times local). ___ 4 p.m. Seven people are being interrogated in Tunisia's capital in the investigation into a deadly beach resort attack that killed 38 people,...
  • Blast in Egypt may signal deadly new phase in fight against militants

    Blast in Egypt may signal deadly new phase in fight against militants
    The thunderous bomb blast that killed Egypt’s state prosecutor on Monday could herald a deadly new phase in the authoritarian government’s nearly 2-year-old battle to eradicate Islamist extremists. The assassination of Hisham Barakat, who...
  • Burundi envoy says elections will go ahead

    Burundi's United Nations ambassador says elections will go ahead as scheduled during the next month, saying 95 percent of the country wants to vote and not remain hostage to a "radical minority" that keeps seeking postponements. Albert Shingiro told a...
  • Timeline: Attack at Air Products Factory in France

    Timeline: Attack at Air Products Factory in France
    The latest news on the attack outside an Air Products factory in France (times are local): 8:25 p.m. White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest says "the United States condemns in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia...