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A look at major terror attacks in East Africa

09/23/2013 7:29am
A look at the major terror attacks in East Africa, outside of Somalia:

Zimbabwe author shortlisted for Booker prize

09/23/2013 9:24am
An African teenager living in Detroit can't understand why her immigrant aunt is always dieting when people back home in Zimbabwe go hungry every day.

Delegation to assess reports that LRA is disarming

09/23/2013 2:40pm
A spokeswoman for the United Nations mission in Central African Republic says the government is sending a delegation to the east of the country this week to assess reports that fighters with the Lord's Resistance Army rebel group are disarming.

Website: al-Qaida branch replaces commanders

09/23/2013 4:39pm
A Mauritanian news agency says al-Qaida's North Africa branch has chosen replacements for two deceased commanders, including the former head of one of its most violent brigades who was killed in northern Mali in February.

Website: al-Qaida branch replaces commanders

09/23/2013 5:02pm
Al-Qaida's North Africa branch has replaced two commanders killed during France's intervention in northern Mali earlier this year, including the head of one of its most violent brigades who was known for his brutality and involvement in high-profile hostage-taking, a Mauritanian news agency reported Monday.