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Suspect in Mali journalists killing did jail time

11/07/2013 10:27am
The man who authorities have identified as the lead suspect in the recent kidnapping and murder of two French radio journalists in Mali has had previous run-ins with the law, officials said Thursday.

Teen's rape galvanizes support in Kenya

11/07/2013 10:48am
A wave of outrage has grown in Kenya since word has spread that a 16-year-old girl was gang raped and thrown into a pit latrine in this western Kenyan town, with the alleged attackers told to cut grass at a police post, and then let go.

International flights return to Northern Nigeria

11/07/2013 10:52am
International commercial flights have resumed in northern Nigeria after a two-year suspension and despite calls for a continuation of emergency rule in parts of the region, an aviation official said Thursday.