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Dan Clay has organized a combined business trip and family reunion in an unlikely place for most people but one with special meaning for them: They're gathering in Rwanda, the African nation his wife and three children last saw while being whisked away by a military escort.
Investigators are hoping to learn the cause of the deadly explosion that leveled two New York City apartment buildings now that most of the rubble has been cleared away.
Unemployment in Nigeria is estimated at 24 per cent. Here scavengers in Lagos, Nigeria sort out iron and plastic to sell at the Olusosun dump site the city's largest dump.
Egypt's crackdown on Islamists has jailed 16,000 people over the past eight months in the country's biggest round-up in nearly two decades, according to previously unreleased figures from security officials.
Soldiers patrol northern Nigeria in this photo from last June. Violence has longed plagued the area, and more than 100 were killed this week by gunmen on motorcycles.
David Whyte, third from left, with his wife Sharon and son Andrew, left, is climbing Mount Kilinmanjaro in aid of Unique, which supports families with rare chromosome disorders like Otis Bennett, centre, with parents Samantha and Stefun and brother Jago DAVID Whyte spent a decade in the RAF as an engineer but is now facing his toughest physical ... (more)
A stampede among jobseekers taking a recruitment test in the national stadium in the Nigerian capital Abuja has left several people dead and injured.
While there was a heavy police presence, officers didn't violently disperse the young protesters from the "Barakat!" group like they did in similar demonstrations earlier this month.
Emergency workers removing debris from the site of a deadly explosion at two New York City apartment buildings were expected to reach the basement levels Saturday, clearing the way for investigators to search for... Emergency workers are still removing debris from the site of a deadly explosion at two New York City apartment buildings that killed ... (more)
Kenya's lead counterterrorism agency is working to stop another Westgate Mall-style terrorist attack - that many here believe Somali militants will try again - on a shoe-string budget: The Anti-Terror Police Unit in Nairobi has just $735 to spend this month.
A three-week-old elephant stands by its mother Vishesh in Ostrava's zoo, North Moravia, Czech Republic, on February 26, 2014.
PARIS: France urged Algeria on Friday to respect the right to peaceful demonstrations and free expression after Algerian police stopped an opposition march this week ahead of presidential elections.
The red-bearded jihadist who once warned that "every French national is a target" after France launched a military operation in northern Mali to oust the Islamic extremists from power has been killed by French forces, U.N. and Malian officials said Friday.
Just hours earlier her husband put her and their eight children, including newborn daughter Ashta, on a private plane to Central African Republic's capital in a desperate bid to save their lives.
France is warning that the European Union peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic can't start next week as scheduled because some countries haven't provided the troops they have promised.
The National Archives is releasing another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House, including previously unreleased records related to Vice President Al Gore's 2000 presidential campaign and the... The National Archives is releasing another 4,000 pages of documents from the Clinton White House, including previously unreleased records ... (more)