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  • An American journey back to Africa

    An American journey back to Africa
    A cotton swab to the cheek. That's how the destination for this journey to Africa, nearly a decade in the making, was chosen.
  • Al Qaeda group is operating on ransom money from the West

    WASHINGTON — Dominik Neubauer stared into the camera, the steel barrel of an assault rifle pointed at his head. A Yemeni "tribe" had taken him hostage, the 26-year-old Austrian student said in English, a tear rolling down his left cheek. If they...

    Scores die of starvation, thirst in Niger's desert on smuggling route

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- It's a long, arduous and well-worn route. Hopeful Africans travel north through Niger, Mali and Algeria, crossing the Sahara desert to reach Europe, find work and send money home to their families. The exodus often goes...

    Toronto police find video purported to show mayor smoking crack

    A dormant scandal over Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's alleged drug use flared anew Thursday when the city's police chief disclosed that a video purportedly showing Ford smoking crack cocaine had been recovered from a computer seized in a related drug probe....

    Bombino mixes rock, global perspectives

    Bombino mixes rock, global perspectives
    Guitarist Bombino's performance at a wedding in the desert city of Agadez, Niger, six years ago was, in some ways, a typical job. Then 27, he had been playing music since childhood and toured globally as a member of the band Tidawt. But this gig became...