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Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorialsEditorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the U.S. and abroad
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 file photo, hundreds of newly trained al-Shabab fighters perform military exercises in the Lafofe area some 18 km south of Mogadishu, in Somalia. Somali intelligence officials say the largest U.S. military airstrike against al-Shabab extremists in Somalia in nearly a year largely destroyed a training camp on Friday, Oct. 12, 2018 and killed more fighters than the U.S. announced. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File)
US airstrike wiped out al-Shabab camp, intel officials sayUS airstrike wiped out al-Shabab training camp, killing more than 75: Intelligence officials
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Police officers and rail workers stand by a derailed train Tuesday Oct.16, 2018 near Sidi Bouknadel, Morocco. A shuttle train linking the Moroccan capital Rabat to a town further north on the Atlantic coast derailed Tuesday, killing several people and injuring dozens, Moroccan authorities and the state news agency said. (AP Photo/Abdeljalil Bounhar)
7 killed, almost 80 injured in Morocco train derailmentAt least seven dead after shuttle train linking Moroccan capital to a town further north derails
The Associated Press1 day ago
IS-linked extremists kill abducted health worker in Nigeria'Utterly devastating': IS-linked extremists kill another abducted health worker in Nigeria
The Associated Press1 day ago
US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fightersUS military airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters, deadliest in nearly a year
The Associated Press1 day ago
US military says airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters, deadliest in nearly a yearUS military says airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters, deadliest in nearly a year
The Associated Press1 day ago
UN concerned about Angola's expulsion of 200,000 CongoleseUN concerned about Angola's expulsion of 200,000 Congolese migrants
The Associated Press1 day ago
This photo taken with a phone on Friday, Oct 12, 2018, shows the More Than Me Academy in Monrovia, Liberia. Liberia's government on Tuesday announced is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care. (AP Photo/Jonathan Paye-Layleh)
Liberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapesLiberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapes of dozens of girls by local staffer
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Morocco train that derailed was shuttleThe official Moroccan news agency says a train that derailed Tuesday was a shuttle linking the capital, Rabat, to the town of Kenitra, further north on the coast
The Associated Press1 day ago
Ethiopia's new Cabinet 50 percent women, including defenseEthiopia's new Cabinet is 50 percent women, including ministers of defense, peace
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh shows his inked finger before voting in Banjul, Gambia. Gambia has launched a truth, reconciliation and reparations commission, launched Monday Oct. 15, 2018, to lay bare abuses committed under the 22-year rule of former leader Yahya Jammeh, with President Adama Barrow declaring the country's "dark days" are over. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
'Dark days' over: Gambia launches truth, reconciliation body'Dark days' are over as Gambia launches truth, reconciliation commission to probe Jammeh era
The Associated Press2 days ago
Nigeria: IS-linked extremists kill abducted health workerNigeria says IS-linked extremists kill abducted health worker despite Red Cross' urgent plea
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 file photo, Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh shows his inked finger before voting in Banjul, Gambia. Gambia has launched a truth, reconciliation and reparations commission, launched Monday Oct. 15, 2018, to lay bare abuses committed under the 22-year rule of former leader Yahya Jammeh, with President Adama Barrow declaring the country's "dark days" are over. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
'Dark days' over: Gambia launches truth, reconciliation body'Dark days' are over as Gambia launches truth, reconciliation commission to probe Jammeh era
The Associated Press2 days ago
US military airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab fightersUS airstrike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab fighters; more than 2 dozen such strikes this year
The Associated Press2 days ago
An armed soldier stand guard at Zobe junction during the anniversary an explosion in the capital of Mogadishu, Somalia, Sunday Oct. 14, 2018. Somalia is marking the first anniversary of one of the world's deadliest attacks since 9/11, a truck bombing in the heart of Mogadishu that killed well over 500 people. The Oct. 14, 2017 attack was so devastating that the al-Shabab extremist group that often targets the capital never claimed responsibility amid the local outrage. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Somalia marks 1 year since devastating Mogadishu bombingSomalia marks 1 year since Mogadishu bombing, among world's deadliest attacks since 9/11
The Associated Press3 days ago
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