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  • EU's Mogherini seeks closer ties between Europe& N. Africa

    The recent terror attacks in Paris and Tunis have showed that stronger security cooperation is needed between countries in Europe and North Africa, European Union foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini said Monday. Mogherini was speaking at a meeting...
  • South African opposition leader steps down

    The leader of South Africa's largest opposition party announced her decision to step down just four weeks ahead of the party's elective meeting. Helen Zille, leader of the Democratic Alliance, announced on Sunday that she would not stand for re-...
  • Kenyans angry over delayed police response to deadly attack

    Public anger spilled into the streets of the Kenyan capital Tuesday, a fury stirred by the seven-hour delay between the time authorities learned of a deadly attack by gunmen on a college and when police commandoes finally arrived at the scene....
  • Naomi Tutu shares message of peace with East Aurora students

    Naomi Tutu shares message of peace with East Aurora students
    Although her own life was a world apart, Naomi Tutu made an instant connection with a group of East Aurora District 131 students gathered Saturday in the high school Little Theater. Tutu, the daughter of South African Civil Rights leader and Nobel Peace...
  • Attacks on troops in Egypt's Sinai kill at least 14

    At least 14 people, mostly Egyptian policemen, were killed Sunday in separate operations when militants attacked a police station in the provincial capital of Egypt's northern Sinai, and detonated a roadside bomb against a passing armored vehicle,...
  • Sudan leader set to extend chaotic rule in lackluster vote

    Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir, the world's only sitting leader wanted on genocide charges, is expected to win a landslide victory in elections this week, extending a 25-year reign in which the country has endured multiple insurgencies and the secession...
  • Kenya asks the UN to shut down refugee camp for Somalis

    The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has three months to close a refugee camp in eastern Kenya and send the more than 400,000 Somalis living there back to their country or else the Kenyan government will relocate them, Kenya's Deputy...
  • Egypt police says it has arrested critical journalist

    Egypt has arrested a journalist on claims he is wanted in seven different cases — just days after he published a series of critical articles about the police. The country's Ministry of Interior announced Sunday in a statement on its Facebook page...
  • Kenya: Hero's burial for officer who helped stop attack

    Most walked for several kilometres (miles) on dusty paths to the remote village in southwestern Kenya, others arrived in bicycle taxis, the privileged in cars and even helicopters. Thousands of Kenyans Saturday flooded Cheleget village in the Rift Valley...
  • Boko Haram, ousted from towns and camps, still killing

    As the turbaned militant lifted his head from his Quran and readied to dash to his anti-aircraft gun, the helicopter pilot stuck the nose of his aircraft into the air and veered away. Then he called in the coordinates for an airstrike. It was a...
  • Pilot dies in crash of ultralight plane in Eagle Point

    Chippewa County authorities say a man has died in the crash of a single-engine ultralight plane in the town of Eagle Point. Chief Deputy Chad Holum tells the Eau Claire Leader-Telegram (http://bit.ly/1GWYZ1k ) the pilot was a man in his 70s. The crash...