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FBI: Kenya airport fire caused by electrical fault

10/10/2013 5:31am
The Kenyan government says the FBI has determined that a massive fire that engulfed Nairobi's international airport in August was caused by an electrical fault.

Report: Congo rebels profiting from illicit gold

10/10/2013 7:21am
M23 fighters in eastern Congo are bankrolling their rebellion by smuggling illicit gold that is entering jewelry stores and banks worldwide, according to a report published Thursday.

Shell: New leaks close major Nigerian oil pipeline

10/10/2013 7:35am
Shell Nigeria says new leaks have forced it to close the Trans-Niger Pipeline that carries 150,000 barrels of crude daily, 10 days after the pipeline was reopened following repairs for leaks.

Fear grips Somali town raided by SEAL commandoes

10/10/2013 7:40am
The al-Shabab stronghold of Barawe, a coastal town in Somalia where U.S. Navy SEALs came ashore in a failed raid last weekend, is gripped by fear and tension as residents worry they'll be accused of spying and the insurgents ready for another attack.

Zimbabwe will back call for ICC pull out

10/10/2013 12:42pm
Zimbabwe's justice minister said Thursday his nation will back any calls for African nations that want to break ties with the International Criminal Court at the continentwide African Union summit this weekend in Ethiopia.