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Turabi, influential Sudanese Islamist, freed from prison
In soccer, Somalis find a link to home
Africans improvise the movie house
Cellphone banking takes Kenya by storm
Who's failing – the student or the test?
More than aid money, Africa needs enterprise
Global News Blog
Greener travel? Japan tests pond scum as jet biofuel
Combat the terror of rape in Congo
Time to forcefully oust Mugabe
Insecurity drives farm purchases abroad
UN court convicts architect of Rwandan atrocities
Terrorism & Security
Ethiopian troops launch major offensives against Islamist insurgents in Somalia
Is slow food slowly changing?
What does Congo's Gen. Nkunda want?
Accused of a crime, a Rwandan refugee has her day in court
The lasting impact of 1983 Beirut attack
NBA teaches African girls the right moves on – and off – the court.
Designs for a better world emerge from M.I.T. summit
After two months of discord, finally a handshake
Key players in Kenya's peace deal
Africa's elders seize a leading role
A beginning for global Christian-Muslim compatibility
A water pump for the people
For Darfur, a step toward justice?
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Ukraine deal aims to stop violence: Can it work? (+video)
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The big test facing Iraq
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Confederate flag flap at N.Y. school: why debate is hardly settled (+video)
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