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Nigerian state vaccinations defy attack fears

10/04/2013 3:42am
Nigeria's northern Kano state is starting to vaccinate 3 million children against polio and measles with tight security because of fears of attack by Islamic extremists.

Madagascar investigates deaths on tourist island

10/04/2013 8:16am
France, the United States and some other countries have advised their nationals to avoid travel to a tourist island in Madagascar after the deaths of two Europeans and a local man who were attacked by a mob that reportedly suspected them of organ-trafficking.

Riots in Kenya after cleric, 3 others, killed

10/04/2013 10:36am
Gunmen killed a Muslim cleric and three others in a hail of bullets in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa, a year after the imam's predecessor was killed in the same manner and on the same road and nearly the same spot.

Libya apologizes for attack on Russian embassy

10/04/2013 12:21pm
The Libyan government has apologized for the mob attack on the Russian Embassy in Tripoli that prompted Russia to evacuate all of its diplomats and their families from the North African nation.