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War-weary Darfuris see grim future with or without U.N. peacekeepers

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TABIT, Sudan - Caught in a forgotten war between rebels and government forces and beset by bandits who roam the lawless roads, villagers in Darfur say their lives can scarcely get any worse if Sudan insists on international peacekeepers leaving their region.

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Over 25 killed in attack on Nigerian fishing community

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - More than 25 people, mostly fishermen, have been shot dead in a remote community in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, the heartland of Islamist group Boko Haram, police and witnesses said on Sunday.

World, 23 Nov 2014

Zimbabwe's Mugabe tightens grip on party, to choose successor

HARARE - Zimbabwe's president Robert Mugabe has changed the constitution of his ruling ZANU-PF party to allow him to directly appoint his deputies, giving the 90-year-old sole power to anoint his successor, party sources said on Sunday.

World, 23 Nov 2014

Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus

NAIROBI - The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it had staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead, while sparing Muslim passengers. | Video

World, 22 Nov 2014

Suspected Islamist fighters in Mali kill two children, abduct 10

BAMAKO - Suspected Islamist fighters kidnapped 10 children and killed two others who tried to escape near two towns in Mali on Saturday, capping a week of violence in the West African country's desert north, a senior Malian military official said.

World, Mali 22 Nov 2014

Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus

NAIROBI - The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it had staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead, while sparing Muslim passengers.

World, 22 Nov 2014