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Mali: 800 workers chased from mine by 8 gunmen

02/23/2014 8:39am
A miner says that armed men closed a large salt mine in northern Mali by forcing more than 800 workers to leave.

Tutu urges Uganda's Museveni against anti-gay bill

02/23/2014 8:47am
South Africa's retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Sunday made an impassioned plea to Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni not to sign into law a harsh Anti-Homosexuality Bill that calls for a life sentence for some same-sex relations.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe celebrates 90th birthday

02/23/2014 10:51am
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, celebrating his 90th birthday before thousands of people at a soccer stadium Sunday, said he felt like a young boy and urged the nation to shun homosexuality.