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Priest abductors in Cameroon seek prisoner release

11/15/2013 6:36am
A church official in northern Cameroon says the gunmen who kidnapped a French priest are demanding the release of members of an armed Islamic group who have been arrested.

Terror groups may target US interests in Kenya

11/15/2013 8:00am
The U.S. government is warning that a Kenyan terror group with links to the Somali group al-Shabab may seek to target the American private sector in Kenya.

Business unhappy as Nigeria emergency rule extends

11/15/2013 8:06am
Before Nigeria imposed a state of emergency in the northeast last May, bar owner Stephen Daniel poured drinks for dozens of people every night of the week. Now, after months of strict curfews and military roadblocks, he is lucky to serve a few stragglers on the weekends.

Ethiopian police crackdown on anti-Saudi protest

11/15/2013 8:15am
Ethiopian police used force Friday to disperse hundreds of people protesting against targeted attacks on Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia.

Nigerian military kills 9 insurgents in shootout

11/15/2013 10:45am
Nigeria's military says it has killed nine Boko Haram militants about 55 miles (85 kilometers) south of Maiduguri, the original home of the 4-year-old Islamic insurgency.

Nigerian convicted of deadly Boko Haram attack

11/15/2013 11:48am
A court has convicted a Nigerian member of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram of killing three people in a bombing and sentenced him to life in prison.

Dozens of Mali rebels seen arriving in Kidal

11/15/2013 1:03pm
Dozens of Tuareg rebels have returned to the troubled north Malian town of Kidal, prompting concerns about further unrest, residents said Friday.

Guinea vote results uphold ruling party victory

11/15/2013 6:31pm
A judicial official with Guinea's supreme court has issued final results from the country's divisive legislative election.