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A family divided by Trump's travel ban races to reunite

Abdalla already lost one daughter. Now he's afraid of losing another. As Trump's travel ban looms, a father races to reunite his family.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 3:18 am
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Bodies of 74 migrants wash ashore in Libya

The bodies of 74 migrants have been recovered by the Libyan Red Crescent after washing up on the country's northwestern coast near the city of Zawiya.
Posted: February 22, 2017, 6:25 pm
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Car bomb in Somalia leaves dozens dead

At least 30 people were killed in a car-bomb blast at a market Sunday in Mogadishu, Capt. Abdirisak Mohamed, a senior Somali police officer, told CNN.
Posted: February 19, 2017, 8:46 pm
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Nearly 500 migrants storm border with Spain

Nearly 500 African migrants pushed their way across the border fence Friday morning from Morocco into the Spanish enclave of Ceuta, one of two Spanish enclaves in North Africa, a Spanish police source told CNN.
Posted: February 17, 2017, 11:25 pm
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Nigerian group asks Trump for $500M

A Nigerian economic and social rights group has written to the White House demanding the return of $500 million of stolen funds, which it claims are being held by the US.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 4:07 pm
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Mugabe, 93: I'll stand again

Posted: February 21, 2017, 1:37 pm
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Thousands of refugees face a locked door

David Andelman says a little-discussed portion of the president's executive order that sharply limits refugee admissions to the US is still in effect and will hurt America's image worldwide.
Posted: February 12, 2017, 10:49 am
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At least 17 die in Angolan football stampede

At least 17 people were killed and scores of others injured Friday after a stampede ahead of the opening match of the Angolan football league, state-run media reported.
Posted: February 11, 2017, 8:39 am
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Africa is young. Why are its leaders so old?

There is something unmistakably common in Africa: the continent's aging and long-serving presidents.
Posted: October 29, 2015, 8:05 pm
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Moroccan asylum seeker finds love in Greece

Carly Harris was a Mormon college student volunteering in November 2015 at a refugee camp on the Greek island of Lesbos. Soufiane El Yassami was a Muslim fast food worker fleeing Morocco in hopes of a better life.
Posted: February 15, 2017, 7:18 am
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