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  • Ignoring the slaughter in Nigeria

    Ignoring the slaughter in Nigeria
    Why should the world care about Nigeria more than its own president does? That sounds harsh, but it expresses a painful truth. Muslim terrorists killed 17 people in Paris earlier this month after storming the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. At the...
  • Mali declares itself Ebola-free

    Mali is free of Ebola, the country’s minister of health declared Sunday, saying that 42 days have passed since its last patient tested negative for the virus. In the outbreak afflicting West Africa — infecting more than 21,000 people and...
  • Muslim protests of Charlie Hebdo turn violent; 4 killed in West African country of Niger

    Muslim anger flared over a French satirical weekly's latest caricature of the Prophet Muhammad, with four people reported killed and dozens injured at a protest Friday in the West African country of Niger, and violent clashes between demonstrators and...
  • 10 dead in Niger in protests of Charlie Hebdo cartoons

    DAKAR, Senegal At least 10 people have been killed in the west African country Niger during protests against the publication of caricatures of the prophet Mohammed in the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, according to official information late...
  • 4 killed, dozens wounded in violent protests against French newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Niger

    Niger's interior minister says at least four people have died and dozens have been wounded in violent protests against French newspaper Charlie Hebdo's publication of a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad. Interior Minister Hassoumi Massaoudou said...
  • Malawi's vice president says at least 176 killed and 200,000 displaced in flooding

    Flooding in Malawi has killed more than 176 people, displaced at least 200,000 others, left homes and schools submerged in water and roads washed away by the deluge in the southern African country, the vice president said Friday. Downriver in neighboring...
  • Health Minister: All schools in Guinea that were closed amid Ebola are to reopen on Monday

    All schools in Guinea will reopen on Monday after being closed amid the deadly Ebola outbreak, Guinea's health minister said Friday. Health minister Remy Lamah told The Associated Press in Accra, Ghana during a summit by the Economic Community of West...
  • Zimbabwe says it is cash-strapped, will export elephants for funds, despite objections

    Zimbabwe's government says it must export elephants to raise funds for wildlife management. National Parks Service conservation director Geoffreys Matipano said about 60 elephants will be sold for between $40,000 and $60,000 each to China, France and the...
  • Cynthia M. Allen: Egypt's leader challenges the Muslim world's extremists

    Just a week before the horrific assault by two Islamic extremists on the Paris office of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, a Muslim, gave a remarkable speech before an audience of religious leaders at...
  • President: At least 10 dead in Niger Charlie Hebdo protests over depiction of prophet

    At least 10 people have been killed in violent protests in the West African nation of Niger over the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo's depiction of the Prophet Muhammad, the country's president said. President Mahamadou Issoufou said that five...
  • Nigerian television reports 4 killed by suicide bomber in northeastern city

    A suicide bomber detonated explosives in Nigeria on Sunday, killing four people and injuring 35 others, a Nigerian media outlet reported. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in Potiskum in northeastern Nigeria. Islamic...