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Former Hostage Held by Al Qaeda Describes 6-Year Ordeal in the Sahara
Johan Gustafsson, a Swede kidnapped at gunpoint in Timbuktu, Mail, by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in 2011 and recently freed, tells of his captivity and his conversion to Islam.
09/25/2017 12:14 AM
3 United Nations Soldiers Are Killed in Northern Mali
The West African country has become one of the United Nations’ deadliest peacekeeping missions, with more than 130 fatalities in four years.
09/25/2017 04:07 AM
Global Health: World Health Officials Describe Progress Against Tetanus, H.I.V. and Malaria
Tetanus in babies has been eliminated from the Americas, experts said. Malaria treatment will be expanded in Africa; new HIV drugs will be available there, too.
09/22/2017 08:32 PM
Vows: A Chorus of Mazel Tovs in Uganda
About 1,500 people, including politicians, family and friends, traveled from throughout Uganda to attend the celebration of five Jewish couples.
09/22/2017 01:22 PM
Nine Elephants in Botswana Are Electrocuted by Power Line
The elephants died after they knocked into the line and the power came into contact with water from a broken pipe, officials said.
09/21/2017 08:48 PM
Matter: Clues to Africa’s Mysterious Past Found in Ancient Skeletons
An analysis of DNA recovered from fossils thousands of years old hints at enormous migrations that shaped the continent.
09/21/2017 04:00 PM
Kenya Court Says It Nullified Election Over Possible Hacking
It said the electoral commission had failed to instill confidence in the results, but the justices stopped short of calling the vote rigged.
09/20/2017 03:16 PM
Live Briefing: At U.N. General Assembly, Signing a Nuclear Pact and Debating Another
The United Nations General Assembly is convening for its second day, in the wake of President Trump’s combative remarks on North Korea and Iran. Here are the highlights.
09/21/2017 01:23 AM
Live Briefing: At U.N., Trump Singles Out ‘Rogue’ Nations North Korea and Iran
The 193-member United Nations is gathering for the 72nd session of the General Assembly. Here are the highlights.
09/19/2017 10:38 PM