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Ex-US Rep. Mel Reynolds deported from Zimbabwe

02/24/2014 1:49am
Lawyers for former U.S. Rep. Mel Reynolds say he was deported to the U.S. after a paying a fine for violating Zimbabwe's immigration laws.

Cross-border raid kills 4 in Ivory Coast

02/24/2014 4:03am
State radio in Ivory Coast says four people were killed in a cross-border raid staged from neighboring Liberia.

Somali army invading Mogadishu homes after attack

02/24/2014 6:35am
Hooded soldiers carrying sniper rifles have unleashed a sweeping crackdown across Mogadishu in a hunt for militants and weapons after the country's al-Qaida-linked militants group's latest attack on the country's presidential palace.

Mali: 5 bodies discovered near military barracks

02/24/2014 7:50am
Mali's top prosecutor says five bodies were discovered in two graves near a military barracks outside the capital.

Respiratory failure named in deaths of 2 US SEALs

02/24/2014 8:50am
Police on the island nation of Seychelles say that two former U.S. Navy SEALs found dead aboard the ship Maersk Alabama died of respiratory failure and were suspected to have had heart attacks, possibly from drug use.

70 Muslims killed in Central African Republic town

02/24/2014 9:39am
Christian militiamen killed at least 70 people in the remote southwest of Central African Republic, at one point ordering a group of Muslims to lie on the ground and shooting them one by one, witnesses said Monday.

UN: 400,000 displaced by southeast Congo attacks

02/24/2014 9:44am
The U.N. says 400,000 people have been displaced in recent months by fighting involving local militia groups in Congo's mineral-rich southeast Katanga province.

Muslims seek refuge in C. African Republic church

02/24/2014 11:45am
The Christian militiamen know hundreds of Muslims are hiding here on the grounds of the Catholic church and now they're giving them a final ultimatum: Leave Central African Republic within a week or face death at the hands of machete-wielding youths.

Leaders, gays react to Uganda anti-gay bill

02/24/2014 1:43pm
A look at global reactions after Uganda President Yoweri Museveni signed an anti-gay bill that calls for harsh penalties, including 14 years in jail for first-time offenders, and life imprisonment as the maximum penalty for, among other offenses, repeated gay sex between consenting adults.