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Latest Senegal Items
Pop star Youssou Ndour, one of Africa's most famous musicians, submitted his application late Wednesday to be a candidate in the Feb. 26 presidential election.
South African rangers say they have found eight dead rhinoceroses that were stripped of their horns, an unprecedented one-day toll.
Kenya's military said its forces killed three militant fighters from al-Shabab in a battle in Somalia.
World music icon Youssou Ndour says he plans to run in Senegal's presidential election next month, challenging an 85-year-old incumbent whose plans to seek a third term have sparked violent protests.
By the time U.S. military forces left Somalia in 1994 after entering the lawless nation more than a year earlier to stop a famine, 44 Army soldiers, Marines and airmen had been killed and dozens more wounded.
The Justice Department cannot hold immigrants fighting deportation for years without bail hearings, a U.S. appeals court in Philadelphia ruled Thursday, echoing rulings in two other federal circuits.
Mauritanian soldiers patrolled the town of Bassiknou on Wednesday after al Qaeda-linked extremists attacked a nearby army base that houses an anti-terrorist unit, a military source said.
President Hamid Karzai on Sunday accused Pakistan of firing 470 rockets into two eastern Afghan provinces over the past three weeks, a deadly rain of artillery that Afghan officials said killed 36 people, including 12 children.
Greeks seething after two years of belt-tightening reacted in anger on Thursday about a new round of tax rises and spending cuts worth some $5.4 billion, which they said would again hit honest taxpayers hardest.