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  • U.S. to begin Ebola hospital equipment lift to Liberia

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The first planeload of hospital equipment in the U.S. military's battle against West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak will arrive in Liberia on Friday, a senior administration official said on Wednesday.
  • U.N. takes charge of Central African Republic peacekeeping force

    BANGUI (Reuters) - The United Nations on Monday took over a peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic previously run by the African Union, a move that rights groups said must lead to more action to protect civilians from attack. The former...

    African leaders seek fund to fight militant groups

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - African leaders proposed on Tuesday creating a special fund to combat Islamist militant groups growing in strength from Kenya to Nigeria. African Union (AU) states announced the idea after Nairobi talks on a problem highlighted on...

    Somali warlord agrees to talks, boosts government peace efforts

    MOGADISHU (Reuters) - A Somali clan leader who fought for years to retake a strategic southern port city he once controlled has laid down arms and joined talks, bolstering government efforts to show it can restore order to a chaotic nation. The fate of...

    With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on 'old friend' China

    HARARE/BEIJING (Reuters) - Snubbed by a U.S.-hosted gathering of African leaders this month, Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe has turned again to "old friend" China, but even Beijing's support may not be enough to rescue his country's sinking...