Suicide Bombers Attack Niger Military Barracks, Uranium Mine
VOA has learned that one attacker in Agadez remains on the loose and
is holding a few officers hostage at a military base in Agadez
Doctors Without Borders Shuts Clinic in Northern Nigeria
Decision comes after five gunmen hijacked an aid vehicle on Saturday
Rape Plagues Ivory Coast Long After Conflict's End
Such attacks now are occurring outside context of armed conflict,
and they show security situation for country’s women remains bleak
UN, World Bank Say Development is Key to Congo Peace
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon visits Goma in eastern DRC,
accompanied by World Bank President Jim Yong Kim
Analysis: Salafists Crackdown Tests Tunisia's Stability
Secular Tunisians fear for civil liberties, order as radical
Islamists reject moderate Islamist-led government, elections
HRW: Mozambique Families Displaced by Foreign Mining
Report highlights plight of more than 1,400 families who were moved
to make way for foreign coal mining operations in the province of
Haitian girl's 'big school' dream
The light that streams through the narrow slit in the concrete wall
is an ever-present reminder of the earthquake that struck her home
in Haiti in 2010 and devastated the already impoverished country.
Still, Rose Matrie has big dreams for her future.
'Sickening attack' shakes Britain
Two men used a meat cleaver to hack a British soldier to death in
broad daylight before dumping his body in the middle of a London
road. "This British soldier is an eye for an eye, a tooth for
tooth," said one of the attackers.
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Syria tension destabilizing Lebanon
(CNN) -- An uneasy calm prevailed Thursday morning
in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli where days of clashes
between supporters and opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
left 16 people dead and wounded more than 156.
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Map: Regional rivalries
Bergen: 9 myths about drones and Guantanamo
(CNN) -- On Thursday, President Barack Obama is
scheduled to deliver a major speech in Washington about his
administration's counterterrorism policies, focusing on the
rationale and legal framework for the controversial CIA
drone program and his plans to wind down the prison camp at
Blogger sentenced to Turkish prison for blasphemy
Istanbul (CNN) -- A Turkish-Armenian blogger vowed
to appeal a day after an Istanbul court sentenced him to more than a
year in prison for blasphemy.
Ill woman at center of abortion debate in El Salvador
San Salvador, El Salvador (CNN) -- A 22-year-old
woman in El Salvador, pregnant and suffering from illnesses, has
become a flashpoint in the country's debate on abortion.
Stockholm sees fourth night of rioting
(CNN) -- Sweden's capital endured a fourth
consecutive night of rioting Wednesday, with fires and clashes with
authorities decreasing in the original flashpoint in the northern
suburbs but increasing to the south, police said.
Japanese man becomes oldest to climb
Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) -- An 80-year-old Japanese
man on Thursday became the oldest person to reach the top of Mt.
Everest, officials said.
Prostitutes gunned down in troubled
Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- Gunmen shot dead five
people, including four prostitutes, in Pakistan's troubled
Balochistan province Thursday morning, police said.
5-year-old girl killed by suicide jumper in
Seoul, South Korea (CNN) -- A 5-year-old South
Korean girl was killed when a man who jumped from his 11th floor
apartment landed on top of her, police said.
Uranium mine attacked by suicide bombers in
Suicide bombers struck a mine run by French nuclear group
Areva and a military barracks in Niger on Thursday, killing and
wounding several people in separate attacks.
Obama defends U.S. drone policy, war on
UNITED States (U.S.) President Barack Obama has as...