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  • France urges African nations to take charge of their security

    France urged African nations on Monday to step up cross-border cooperation to tackle security challenges from Islamist groups in southern Libya to Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria, as it seeks to scale back its military commitments on the continent.
  • Sudan to witness more violence after ICC shelves Darfur probe: opposition

    The International Criminal Court's decision to shelve an inquiry into war crimes in Sudan's Darfur region is likely to embolden hardliners in Khartoum and contribute to more violence, opposition and rebel leaders said on Monday. The Hague-based court...

    Burkina Faso president's attempt to extend 27-year rule backfires

    One of Africa's longest-serving leaders, President Blaise Compaore of Burkina Faso, was forced to dissolve his government Thursday after severely misreading popular anger over his attempt to extend his 27 years in power. Compaore declared a national...

    Some Ebola health workers get cold reception upon return home

    Some Ebola health workers get cold reception upon return home
    They're the front-line soldiers: doctors and nurses like New York physician Craig Spencer who leave their families and friends, travel to help sick and dying people in a strange country and confront a dangerous virus. Without them there is no fight...

    Mali monitors 43 people as it tackles its first case of Ebola

    Mali monitors 43 people as it tackles its first case of Ebola
    Health authorities in Mali are monitoring 43 people known to have been in contact with a 2-year-old girl, the West African nation's first Ebola case. As Malian officials scrambled to head off the threat, authorities in neighboring Ivory Coast were...