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U.N peacekeepers offload a coffin from a truck with the remains of a Tanzanian peacekeeper killed by rebels, during a memorial ceremony in Beni, eastern Congo, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Congo says military offenses will be launched against rebels killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo. (AP Photo/Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro)
UN promises justice in Congo against peacekeeper attacksThe United Nations Deputy Special Representative for Congo says military offenses will be launched against rebels who killed at least 15 Tanzanian U.N. peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo
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Car bomb kills journalist in Somalia capital, says witnessA Somali journalist has been killed by a car bomb in the capital late Monday, says a fellow journalist
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Gold coin worth $1,200 left in SC Salvation Army kettleAn anonymous person dropped a single gold coin worth about $1,200 in a Salvation Army kettle in South Carolina
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Kenya opposition group says protest mock inaugural postponedKenya's main opposition leader says his group is postponing a mock ceremony to inaugurate him as president until a later date
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 file photo, Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga leaves after making a statement to the media in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya's attorney general warned Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 that the opposition's move to "inaugurate" its leader Raila Odinga next week to protest the recent presidential election would amount to treason. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Kenya president says no talks with defiant opposition leaderKenya's president rules out talks with defiant opposition leader who plans mock 'inauguration'
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FILE - In this Friday Nov. 30, 2012 file photo, Two UN soldiers stand guard in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. Rebels attacked a United Nations peacekeeping base in eastern Congo, killing at least 14 peacekeepers and wounding 40 others Friday Dec. 8 2017, in the worst violence against the mission in this Central African country in years. Deputy spokesman Farhan Haq in New York said the peacekeepers were mainly from Tanzania, and that at least five Congolese soldiers also were killed in the assault blamed on one of the region's deadliest rebel groups. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay File)
15 UN peacekeepers killed, over 50 hurt in Congo attack15 UN peacekeepers killed, over 50 hurt in Congo attack, deadliest for UN in nearly 25 years
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this undated photo provided by Stony Brook University, Professor Patrice Nganang is shown. According to advocacy group PEN America, the Cameroonian-American writer and university professor has been detained in Cameroon on Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, as he tried to leave the country after criticizing the government. ( Stony Brook University via AP)
US writer is detained in Cameroon, meets with lawyerCameroon detains US writer who criticized government over Anglophone protests
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The Latest: Tanzania president in shock over UN Congo attackThe Latest: Tanzania president shocked by Congo rebel attack that killed 14 UN peacekeepers
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Tanzania arrests 3 more over online video of women kissingTanzania arrests 3 more over video of women kissing amid crackdown on promoting homosexuality
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UN chief says attack on peacekeepers in Congo is worst in recent UN history and a war crimeUN chief says attack on peacekeepers in Congo is worst in recent UN history and a war crime
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UN spokesman says 14 peacekeepers killed, over 40 injured in attack in CongoUN spokesman says 14 peacekeepers killed, over 40 injured in attack in Congo
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'Large number' of UN peacekeepers killed and wounded in Congo attack: UN peacekeeping chief'Large number' of UN peacekeepers killed and wounded in Congo attack: UN peacekeeping chief
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FILE- In this Tuesday , Dec. 5, 2017 file photo, Nigerian returnees from Libya wait to be registered by officials upon arrival at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos Nigeria .Hundreds of West African migrants who had been stranded in Libya are returning home as worried governments repatriate them amid outrage over slave auctions. Another 164 migrants returned to Nigeria early Friday, Dec. 8, 2017 the latest group to be repatriated with help from the European Union and the International Organization for Migration. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)
Hundreds of West African migrants return home from LibyaHundreds of West African migrants return home from Libya amid outrage over slave auctions
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South Africa's deputy 'would believe' Zuma rape accusationSouth Africa's deputy 'would believe' young woman's rape accusation against president Zuma
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UN condemns 'heinous' sale of migrants in Libya as slavesThe U.N. Security Council is condemning the sale of African migrants into slavery in Libya as "heinous abuses of human rights" that may constitute crimes against humanity
The Associated Press4 days ago
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