02/02/2014 8:12amWitnesses say heavily armed rebels fled a key town not far from Central African Republic's capital as French and African peacekeepers deployed.
02/02/2014 8:16amFrance's ambassador to the United Nations says Mali's peacekeeping mission will reach full troop strength in July, one year after it took over peacekeeping activities.
02/02/2014 9:31amHeavily armed rebels fled a key town not far from Central African Republic's capital as French and African peacekeepers deployed on Sunday, witnesses said, though a rebel commander warned they were likely to return.
02/02/2014 9:43amPolice opened fire on Muslim youths wielding daggers at a mosque linked to recruiting Islamic extremists, and at least one officer and a young man were killed Sunday, witnesses and officials said in the coastal resort and port city of Mombasa.
02/02/2014 12:55pmSouth Africa's main opposition party said Sunday a plan to join forces with another opposition group to challenge the ruling party in elections this year has collapsed, just five days after the leaders of the two groups held an upbeat news conference to announce they were merging their campaigns.