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World NowAs Malala Yousafzai lay in a Pakistani hospital recovering from gunshot wounds, the United Nations on Thursday marked its first International Day of the Girl Child....
World NowMali and neighboring Niger are facing swarms of locusts, left uncontrolled while Libya and Algeria grappled with conflicts of their own....
TribLocal - ElmhurstMark Dyer of Elmhurst was honored as a local hero at the 10th Annual American Red Cross of Greater Chicago Heroes Breakfast in Chicago. Sixteen …...
World NowThe Mexican government Wednesday exposed what it said was a plot to sneak a son of Moammar Kadafi into this country, a plan foiled when authorities busted an international smuggling ring....
World NowA hunger emergency looms in the Sahel: Half a million children face starvation in the Sahel if help doesn’t arrive on time, according to humanitarian agencies. A recent UNICEF survey in the Sahel forecast a million cases of severe malnutrition...
World NowThe Tuareg are nomadic people in much of the central Sahara and Sahel. They’ve been romanticized as “the blue men of the desert” because of the indigo dye used in their traditional flowing garments. They have a common language, Tamasheq,...
World NowSeif Islam Kadafi: The International Criminal Court says it will “intercept” any aircraft linked to a mercenary-backed scheme to shield Seif Islam Kadafi, son of deceased Libyan dictator Moammar Kadafi, from arrest....
World NowREPORTING FROM BEIRUT -- Forces loyal to Libya’s provisional government have captured Seif Islam Kadafi, the fugitive son and onetime heir apparent of Libya’s late ruler, Moammar Kadafi, according to news agency accounts from Libya. A...
Lincoln ParkParker students will get the chance to partner with schools in Niger on conservation projects as part of the grant....
Babylon & BeyondOfficials on Libyan state television have often labeled Qatar and the United Arab Emirates “traitors” for supporting the anti-Kadafi rebels....
NIAMEY, Niger — Suicide bombers in Niger detonated two car bombs simultaneously on Thursday, one inside a military camp in the city of Agadez and another in the remote town of Arlit at a French-operated uranium mine, killing 26 people and injuring...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe tiny skeletal hand jutted from the sand as if beckoning the living to the long dead. For thousands of years, it had waved unheeded in the most desolate section of the Sahara, surrounded by the bones of hippos, giraffes and other creatures typically...
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