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Libya asks U.N. to probe NATO "abuses"

08.20.2011
RABAT (Reuters) - Libya has asked United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon to form a "high-level commission" to investigate alleged...
Salou Djibo Leads Niger Coup For 'Supreme Council For The Restoration Of Democracy'

Salou Djibo Leads Niger Coup For 'Supreme Council For The Restoration Of Democracy'

02.19.2010
NIAMEY, Niger — A junta that seized power in a coup in the West African nation of Niger named a platoon commander as its leader Friday,...
25 Years After Band Aid, Diminished Foreign Aid and Drought Threaten Ethiopia's Food Security

25 Years After Band Aid, Diminished Foreign Aid and Drought Threaten Ethiopia's Food Security

09. 8.2009
International aid agencies predict this winter may bring the worst food crisis to Ethiopia since the infamous famine of 1984-85.
Sudan War Crimes: ICC, Moreno-Ocampo Under Increased Fire From African Leaders

Sudan War Crimes: ICC, Moreno-Ocampo Under Increased Fire From African Leaders

06.30.2009
When Luis Moreno-Ocampo charged Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir with war crimes last year, the International Criminal Court prosecutor...
Somalia State Of Emergency Declared By President

Somalia State Of Emergency Declared By President

06.22.2009
MOGADISHU, Somalia — A court run by an extremist Islamic group sentenced four Somali men on Monday to each have a hand and a leg...
Funeral For Guinea's Dictator Attended By Tens Of Thousands

Funeral For Guinea's Dictator Attended By Tens Of Thousands

12.26.2008
MOUSSAYAH, Guinea — Tens of thousands of loyalists on Friday mourned the dictator who ruled Guinea for nearly a quarter-century,...