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S. Leone editors held after maligning president

10/21/2013 7:15am
A Sierra Leone police official says two journalists have been arrested after publishing an article stating that the president "behaves like a rat."

South Africa robbers use police uniforms

10/21/2013 9:51am
South African police say there has been an increase in robberies reportedly committed by people in police uniforms and using vehicles with emergency lights.

What to know about global elder abuse and neglect

10/21/2013 9:52am
Elder abuse and neglect is a growing problem across the world, as populations age faster than ever before. By the year 2050, there will be more old people on earth than children for the first time in history, because of rising life spans and falling birth rates. The question is, who will care for them?

S. Leone: Lukoil finishes 1st oil exploration well

10/21/2013 2:43pm
Sierra Leone's government says Russia's Lukoil has completed its first exploration well off the coast of the West African nation, confirming the presence of "high-quality oil."

UN says Congo peace talks stalled again

10/21/2013 4:29pm
High-level peace talks to end fighting in eastern Congo have stalled because of disagreements over amnesty, disarmament, integration and security arrangements for the M23 rebels, U.N. envoys said Monday.