At least 2,295 teachers have been killed and more than 1,400 schools have been destroyed in the conflict, it added
Prisoner release comes days after Sudanese President al-Bashir ordered all political prisoners in the country freed immediately
Democratic Republic of Congo government says it objects to Geneva aid conference, disputes severity of humanitarian crisis
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack
China remains world's top executioner, though exact number of executions remains uknown
Approximately 9,200 have had status revoked; for many, Rwanda represents unfamiliar and unknown
Amnesty International sees region leading worldwide trend, calls it a 'beacon of hope'
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Five US senators visited Burkina Faso, Niger, South Africa and Zimbabwe to underscore the importance of US-Africa relations
Rwanda has raised tariffs on clothing in defiance of US pressure; in response, US says it will suspend duty-free status for clothing manufactured in Rwanda under AGOA
German news agency dpa cites Help organization's deputy manager Bianca Kaltschmitt as saying a colleague in Niger was kidnapped on Wednesday
US senator tells Thomas Hushek administration's strategy on ending the crisis is a mystery