Rescued migrants are seated next to a coast guard boat in the city of Khoms, around 120 kilometers (75 miles) east of Tripoli, Libya, Oct. 1, 2019.
Spokesman Ayoub Gassim says the migrants were returned to shore and would be taken to a detention center in the capital, Tripoli
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 10:47
A Sudanese resident of the Kalma camp for displaced people near Niyala, the provincial capital of South Darfur state, displays his scars, Oct. 9, 2019.
For Jamal Ibrahim, whose sisters were raped by militiamen in Darfur, only the handover of Sudan's ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir to the International Criminal Court can bring peace to the restive Darfur region
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Sun, 10/20/2019 - 09:47
FILE - South Sudan's President Salva Kiir sits with ex-vice president and former rebel leader Riek Machar before their meeting in Juba, South Sudan, Sept. 11, 2019.
Riek Machar returned to the country Saturday to meet with President Salva Kiir less than a month before their deadline to form a unity government after a five-year civil war
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Sat, 10/19/2019 - 08:35
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South Sudan-sponsored peace talks between the Sudan government and armed rebel groups get under way in Juba with both sides agreeing on an agenda
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 17:51
Amir Abdelghani, 59, was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in the conspiracy headed by the Egyptian cleric Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman to target the United Nations, FBI offices and other New York City landmarks. (Source -
Amir Abdelghani was one of 10 people implicated in conspiracy to target UN building and other landmarks
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 13:03
Children look at a child, unseen, as he  reacts after being vaccinated at the town of  Liboi, Kenya, Wednesday, July 27, 2011…
President Uhuru Kenyatta calls it a major milestone in the fight against non-communicable diseases
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 12:27
Schoolchildren are taught in makeshift classroom in Maroua, Cameroon, April 15, 2019.
The schools are meant to replace the government-run schools that have been shut down for the past three years
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Fri, 10/18/2019 - 12:08