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A very strong earthquake rattled the Northern California coast and was widely felt across the region, but authorities said early Monday that there were no reports of any injuries or damages.
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The rally participants marched through the city and shouted slogans of support for President Salva Kiir while also denouncing Hilde Johnson, the top U.N. official in the country.
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Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock as he listens to cross questioning about the events surrounding the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, in court during his trial in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, March 10, 2014.
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African officials say their U.N. Security Council-mandated investigation of human rights abuses in Central African Republic is getting underway in an effort to head off possible genocide.
With a World Bank scholarship and top grades in the first year of her masters degree in agriculture, 27-year-old Cleo Kambugu should be well on the road to her goal of an academic career in Uganda.
In this Wednesday, April 24, 2013 file photo, Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi of Egypt's Defense Minister salutes during an arrival ceremony for U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel at the Ministry of Defense in Cairo, Egypt.
No South African citizens were on the Malaysia Airlines jet which vanished with 239 people on board, the international relations department said on Sunday.
Armed attack by about 50 young men on Government House, Enugu in the early hours of yesterday was repelled by security operatives attached to the state seat of power.
A corruption-free government, service delivery to communities and investment towards infrastructure would stimulate growth in the South African economy, Democratic Alliance leader Helen Zille said on Saturday.
A Red Cross worker was killed on Saturday in the north of the Central African Republic, amid escalating religious violence that peacekeepers have been powerless to stop.
Libya threatened on Saturday to bomb a North Korean-flagged tanker if it tries to export oil from a rebel-controlled port east of Tripoli, in a major escalation of a standoff over the country's petroleum wealth.
A North Korean-flagged tanker has docked at an oil port in eastern Libya controlled by armed protesters who have threatened to sell oil bypassing the Tripoli government, oil officials said on Saturday, Reuters reported.
One of Nelson Mandela's closest confidants is still challenging the powers that be, with plenty of guidance from his ancestors, the ancient Greeks.
When witnesses testify, the double-amputee athlete takes notes or sits with hands clasped, occasionally covering his face, head bowed, as though troubled by the graphic accounts of how he fatally shot his girlfriend last year.
Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change on Friday suspended a senior official who had asked party leader Morgan Tsvangirai to quit, a move which has divided a party recovering from election defeat last year.
South Africa expelled three Rwandan diplomats it linked to a raid by gunmen on a dissident exiled Rwandan general's home and Rwanda ordered out six South African envoys in retaliation, a diplomatic source said on Friday.