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Cameroon train crash kills more than 70, injures 600
ESEKA, Cameroon (AP) -- Authorities in Cameroon rushed more than 600 injured people to hospitals in the country's two main cities Saturday in an effort to save lives a day after an overcrowded train derailed, killing more than 70 people....
Mauritanian released from Guantanamo won't pursue complaints
NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) -- A Mauritanian who returned home Monday after being held at the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for nearly 14 years says he will not file complaints against the United States or Mauritania....
Somali pirate says 26 Asian sailors freed after 4 years
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A Somali pirate says 26 sailors who were held hostage for over four years have been released after ransom was paid....
Cameroon's transport minister says at least 53 people killed, 300 wounded in train derailment
ESEKA, Cameroon (AP) -- Cameroon's transport minister says at least 53 people killed, 300 wounded in train derailment ....
Malawi leader dismisses health rumors after a month away
LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) -- Malawi's 76-year-old leader has dismissed rumors of a health crisis after being away from the country for a month, saying doctors told him his vital organs are like those of a 30-year-old....
Burkina Faso says another coup plot foiled by authorities
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Authorities have thwarted another coup plot in Burkina Faso blamed on forces loyal to the former longtime President Blaise Compaore, the country's security minister said Friday....
South Africa's move on ICC raises concerns of African exodus
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa on Friday reversed its early support for the International Criminal Court and said it will withdraw from it, raising concerns of a possible African exodus that would undermine a human rights tribunal accused by some leaders of unfairly targeting the continent....
Suspected militants gun down Egyptian army officer
CAIRO (AP) -- Suspected Islamic militants on Saturday gunned down a senior Egyptian army officer near his home in an eastern Cairo suburb, according to two security officials....
Reports: High-level Syrian delegation arrives in Egypt
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian media is reporting that a high-level Syrian delegation has arrived in Cairo for talks with unnamed senior officials....
Egypt inches toward IMF bailout as shortages, prices enrage
CAIRO (AP) -- For two weeks now, the shelf once piled with bags of sugar - for better or worse Egypt's most loved commodity - has stood empty at this grocery store in bustling downtown Cairo....
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