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Indonesian terror network 'larger than thought'
Indonesian terror network 'larger than thought'
The terror network blamed for the Jakarta hotel bombings is "larger and more sophisticated" than thought, a think tank said on Thursday as police...
Somali pirates a growing threat to shipping
Somali pirates a growing threat to shipping
Rapidly spreading lawlessness as Somalia collapses in the worst fighting for two nearly decades is fuelling a wave of piracy that increasingly...
Kenya athletes seek Olympic healing after tribal violence
Kenya athletes seek Olympic healing after tribal violence
They were the pride of Kenya, but the country's athletics community could not escape the worst of the post-election tribal violence after disputed...
Iraq begins sixth year of chaos, bloodshed
Iraq begins sixth year of chaos, bloodshed
The United States-led war on Iraq that toppled the brutal regime of dictator Saddam Hussein entered its sixth year on Thursday with millions of...
Iraqi militia told to cease fire after clashes
Iraqi militia told to cease fire after clashes
One of Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr's senior aides ordered his Mehdi Army militiamen on Thursday to observe a ceasefire after they clashed...
Kenya's Wangari Maathai sees war on the horizon
Kenya's Wangari Maathai sees war on the horizon
Kenya's political rivals are haggling over a settlement to the crisis sparked by disputed elections, but if the squabbling doesn't bear fruit, the...
Kenya govt agrees to PM post
Kenya govt agrees to PM post
Kenya's government said on Thursday it agreed in principle to creating a prime minister's post demanded by the opposition, in a possible breakthrough for a political crisis some worry could explode into violence again....
Sudan at turning point after rebel attack
Sudan at turning point after rebel attack
An unprecedented Darfur rebel attack on Khartoum is a turning point that could persuade Sudan's rulers to negotiate seriously with their foes or...
Sudan starts key census amid dispute
Sudan starts key census amid dispute
Sudan on Tuesday shut down for its first census in 15 years, a milestone in the peace deal that ended Africa's longest civil war but clouded in...
Problems loom ahead of Sudan census
Problems loom ahead of Sudan census
Cash-flow problems and logistic headaches are blighting preparations for Sudan's census, a cornerstone of the fragile peace ending a devastating...
Liberals, Islamists clash over Morocco 'gay wedding'
Liberals, Islamists clash over Morocco 'gay wedding'
When rumours of a "gay wedding" spread through the northern Moroccan town of Ksar el Kebir, the only evidence produced was a video on YouTube of a man dancing suggestively in women's clothes....
Growing danger of coup in Zimbabwe
Growing danger of coup in Zimbabwe
There is a growing danger of a coup by military hardliners in Zimbabwe to prevent opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai from toppling President...

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