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Boeing unveils deal to boost Moroccan aerospace industry
TANGIERS, Morocco (AP) -- Boeing Co. has signed an agreement with Morocco's government that the North African kingdom hopes will create 8,000 jobs and an additional $1 billion a year in export revenue....

UN report says Sudan violates Darfur sanctions
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Sudanese government continues to violate sanctions imposed by the Security Council over their actions in Darfur, according to a U.N. report....

Confidential UN report details South Sudan threats, violence
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) -- The U.N. ambulance carried an urgent patient: a local woman in labor. South Sudan government soldiers stopped the ambulance 15 times at checkpoints in the capital, Juba. The Aug. 2 journey, which usually takes 15 minutes, lasted nearly two hours....

It's a girl! Philly Zoo determines baby gorilla's gender
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Workers at the Philadelphia Zoo have finally determined the gender of a baby gorilla born last month, and it's a girl....

US military says it kills 4 al-Shabab fighters in Somalia
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The U.S. military says it has killed four al-Shabab extremists in Somalia in what it calls airstrikes in self-defense....

Gunmen shoot dead Somalia journalist in capital: Colleague
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A colleague says unidentified gunmen have shot dead a journalist in Somalia's capital....

South African official blames students for worker's death
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The death of a South African university worker who was hospitalized after a student protest has deepened tensions over unrest roiling campuses across the nation....

Toll from Egypt migrant boat sinking rises to more than 200
ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) -- Rescue workers on Tuesday pulled dozens of bodies from the hold of an Egyptian fishing boat that sank in the Mediterranean Sea carrying hundreds of migrants trying to make it to Europe, bringing the toll from the disaster to more than 200 dead....

Egypt's president defends military's economic role
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's president on Monday rejected criticism that the military's growing economic involvement was distracting it from its core duties, an issue that recently moved center stage when the armed forces said it would intervene to end shortages of baby formula....

Islamic State militants kills 5 civilians in Egypt's Sinai
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Egyptian officials say Islamic State militants have killed five Egyptian civilians and dumped their bodies, wearing orange jumpsuits, in a restive corner of the Sinai Peninsula....