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Central African Republic: UN peacekeeper killed in attack

Christian militia attacked a convoy protecting water trucks.

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Nigeria's President Buhari seen in London

The president laughs off "cocktail of lies" about his health as he recovers in London.

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Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: ‘Affluence Without Abundance’

In his new book, James Suzman writes about the Bushmen hunter-gatherers and what they have taught him about how the modern world lives.

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When Will Kabila Go? Congolese Leader Long Overstays His Welcome

The deeply unpopular president, Joseph Kabila, was supposed to step down in December. But he refused, setting off a political and economic crisis ...

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Glenn Beck on Tomi Lahren: ‘I Would’ve Fired Her the Day I Met Her’

Glenn Beck sat down with Mediaite’s John Ziegler for an interview and when the topic of Tomi Lahren came up, he didn’t hold back. Beck says that he ...

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NRA says white families will be ‘tortured and killed’ if Black Lives Matter succeeds

Grant Stinchfield, who is a host at the NRA’s online television network has made some questionable comments about Black Lives Matter activists and ...

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Lana Del Rey admits she used witchcraft to place a hex on Trump

According to singer Lana Del Rey, she used her knowledge of witchcraft to put a hex on Donald Trump. The topic came up during an interview with British music publication NME. She said that a cryptic tweet she sent …

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Wilfried Zaha: Crystal Palace winger says Man Utd and Liverpool fans called him 'black monkey'

Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha accuses Manchester United and Liverpool fans of calling him a "black monkey".

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90 hospitalized at Chance the Rapper concert

Over 90 people were hospitalized in Connecticut during a Chance the Rapper concert. Cops also made 50 underage drinking referrals at the Friday concert, according to Deputy Chief Brian Foley. He called it a “busy night” and said most patients …

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Beyoncé statue at Madame Tussauds is “adjusted” after backlash

There is a new Beyoncé in town but chances are good you won’t recognize her. She is made of wax and currently resides at the Midtown Manhattan location of Madame Tussauds. On Thursday, the statue was nowhere to be …

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O.J. Simpson’s children react to dad’s parole

After O.J. Simpson won parole in Nevada, prison officials took the step of moving him to a cell away from other inmates. The move was done for his protection. He is in prison in Nevada for a 2007 armed …

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North Korea’s surprising, lucrative relationship with Africa

The continent is dotted with buildings and statues built by the regime. But that’s just the beginning of the problem.

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A new frontier for diamond mining: The ocean

Off southern Africa, high-tech ships vacuum up diamonds from the seafloor.

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They fled Boko Haram and famine — and then they were forced back

These Nigerians were supposed to be protected by a global refugee system that is fraying.

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Lord’s Resistance Army steps up Congo attacks as U.S.-backed force pulls out

The outlawed Lord’s Resistance Army has stepped up attacks in Congo close to the South Sudanese border as a U.S.-supported regional task force pulls out, the U.N. humanitarian office said in a report...

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Al-Shabab militants storm army base in Somalia, killing dozens

The attack, in the semiautonomous region of Puntland, was the worst in years.

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Covering the world’s biggest hunger crises, I saw people with nothing give everything to save a life

Aid agencies are overwhelmed by the crisis, so the hungry are turning to other poor people.

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In Somalia, Islamist rebels are blocking starving people from getting food

Famine looms due to drought and a rebel movement that attacks foreign aid groups.

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A day in Libya’s capital, just as the civil war reignites

Fighting between militias underscored the potential challenges for British investigators in the Manchester concert bombing — and Libya’s fragility.

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Libya becomes a key focus of the Manchester bombing probe

Investigators want to learn if Manchester bomber Salman Abedi received training or help from Islamic State operatives in the North African country but face major obstacles.

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Somalis are fleeing famine — only to find death in a place of refuge

People seeking refuge from a killer drought are facing awful choices.

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Ivory Coast soldiers revolt over bonus pay dispute

Most of those protesting were former rebel fighters who helped bring President Alassane Ouattara to power.

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Nearly 250 migrants feared dead in Mediterranean amid spike in bids to reach Europe, U.N. says

European leaders are struggling over how to confront smuggling networks in Libya.

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How teen moms in Nigeria could wind up hurt by Trump’s U.N. cuts

Will the defunding of the United Nations’ family-planning agency lead to fewer abortions or more?

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The ANC is Mandela’s legacy. Now his granddaughter has renounced South Africa’s ruling party.

The movement that defeated apartheid is under fire for corruption and failing to help poor blacks.

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Trying the berry and porcupine diet

The Hadza are one of the last remaining hunter-gatherer tribes in the world. Could their diet hold lessons for everyone?

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Minneapolis Police Chief resigns in wake of Justine Damond shooting

Janee Harteau, the Minneapolis Police Chief, has resigned as criticism of her response to several high profile shootings has grown. Her resignation followed the request of Mayor Betsy Hodges who has had public feuds with the police chief. According to …

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For Ethiopia’s Underemployed Youth, Life Can Center on a Leaf

About half of Ethiopia’s youth are thought to chew khat, a psychotropic leaf. Officials consider such widespread use of the drug, blamed on a lack of work, “a huge problem” for the country’s future.

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Former Miss Kentucky caught trying to smuggle weed into an Ohio prison

A Louisville woman who was also a former Miss Kentucky has been accused of smuggling drugs into an Ohio prison for another inmate. Kia Hampton, who is 28, got arrested on May 26 in Allen County, Ohio when she was …

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