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Top UN official warns of famine in South Sudan

02/11/2014 5:38am
The top United Nations aid official in South Sudan is warning of a potential famine if residents aren't able to plant and harvest crops.

State radio:Algerian military plane crash kills 99

02/11/2014 6:47am
Algerian state radio says a military transport plane has crashed in the east of the country killing all 99 aboard.

South Africa issues Nelson Mandela stamp

02/11/2014 7:41am
When Nelson Mandela won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1993, South Africa's post office issued a stamp with his image. It released another when Mandela was inaugurated as South Africa's first black president in the following year. Then one more when the former president turned 90 in 2008.

US embassy in Uganda warns of terror threat

02/11/2014 12:20pm
The U.S. Embassy in Uganda is warning of a specific terrorist threat in the country's capital, Kampala.

3 years after Mubarak, reports of abuses in Egypt

02/11/2014 2:12pm
On the third anniversary of the day Hosni Mubarak stepped down as Egypt's president after an 18-day uprising, the government blocked access to Tahrir Square on Tuesday and letters emerged from activists reporting that they have been beaten and subjected to other abuses by police after being arrested in a string of protests in late January.