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Topic - Gabon
Central African Republic's new premier warned Saturday that his nation's capital "remains a battlefield" where murderous mobs armed with machetes are slaughtering scores of civilians. He urged the international community to step up its aid to the beleaguered country.
A growing number of terrorist groups in Africa are turning to the illegal trade of elephant tusks to finance their operations, cashing in on a massive demand for ivory spurred by a burgeoning, wealthier middle class in Asia.
As rebels advance in the Central African Republic, France has deployed an additional 180 troops to protect its interests.
Former South African President Nelson Mandela was released Wednesday from a hospital after being treated for a lung infection and having gallstones removed, a government spokesman said. But the 94-year-old anti-apartheid icon will continue to receive medical care at home.
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Gabon's president says he won't let the Central African nation descend into chaos following violent clashes between police and demonstrators who back a recently returned opposition leader.
At the Olympics, Spain's European and world soccer titles aren't much help.
Nearly 12 million school children across South Africa have kicked off celebrations marking the 94th birthday of Nelson Mandela, the country’s deeply loved anti-apartheid icon, with resounding choruses of “Happy Birthday.”
FIFA will be studying cardiac arrest cases involving soccer players to learn what caused Bolton's Fabrice Muamba to collapse during a match.
Zimbabwe's black-empowerment minister said Wednesday he will proceed with a takeover of the country's biggest platinum mine if the South African owners don't comply with orders to hand over more stakes in the company to blacks.
In an embarrassing setback, the Justice Department gave up Tuesday on its high-profile prosecution of nearly two dozen businessmen charged in the first undercover sting the government used to enforce a 35-year-old law against foreign bribery.
An Ethiopian court convicted two Swedish journalists Wednesday of supporting terrorism after the pair illegally entered the country with an ethnic Somali rebel group.
The Palestinians have yet to lock down a nine-vote majority in the U.N. Security Council for their statehood bid, raising U.S. hopes that it could be spared the embarrassment of using its veto power in defense of an increasingly isolated Israel.
This week was supposed to be a big deal at the United Nations, where the 66th General Assembly convened to watch a motley collection of men (and the occasional woman) try to look important in a big town making with the big talk.
There is squabbling in the White House. President Obama's approval rating has dipped to unprecedented lows in the polls, and he has not a clue what to do about it. Within the president's team there are the pragmatists led by David Plouffe and William M. Daley, who favor small gestures. I mean really small gestures. They would favor free-trade agreements, possibly with Gabon, perhaps the Maldives. They also favor improved patent protections for investors, assuming they can find investors, and something about Michele's garden. At least I thought it was about Michele's garden. At any rate, it was small. Maybe they were advocating growing cherry tomatoes.