09/28/2013 4:23amVoters waited in long lines and a special security force patrolled in all-terrain vehicles on Saturday as polls opened in Guinea for hotly contested legislative elections that have sparked fears of violence in the West African nation.
09/28/2013 7:38amThe volunteers kept bringing food, boxes upon boxes of cookies and bottled water. After shoppers and workers were mowed down by al-Qaida-linked militants at a mall in Kenya's capital, a Hindu religious center 600 meters (yards) away became a place where responding soldiers, police and others could get tea, food and rest.
09/28/2013 7:51amGhana says it has resolved a dispute with Argentina that began with last year's seizure of an Argentinian naval ship over a massive debt claim.
09/28/2013 10:51amSuicide bombers blew up their vehicle near a military camp in Mali's northern Mali city of Timbuktu, killing themselves and injuring multiple soldiers, the camp's commander said Saturday.
09/28/2013 11:13amSomeone has dropped a shopping bag just outside the Nakumatt supermarket, and a bottle of juice has shattered. Cranberry, it looks like, or maybe cherry. The liquid leaks from the plastic bag and across the tile floor, puddling in fist-sized splotches of red.
09/28/2013 11:19amFifteen feet farther and my car would have been crushed.
09/28/2013 12:55pmSuicide bombers blew up their vehicle near a military camp in Mali's northern city of Timbuktu, killing two civilians and wounding seven people, the camp's commander said Saturday.
09/28/2013 2:31pmIslamic extremists published the first video of a French engineer kidnapped in Nigeria in December, showing a white-bearded man backed by an armed militant appealing for negotiations for his "safe release," according to the SITE Intelligence Group.