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A Malian soldier takes cover behind a truck during exchanges of fire with jihadists in Gao, northern Mali, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.
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EU Agrees to Train Mali Police, Extends Army Training Mission
Reuters | LUXEMBOURG — The European Union agreed on Tuesday to send civilian advisers to train and advise Mali's police while extending by two years a mission to train the army. | The decisions,... (photo: AP / Jerome Delay)
People stand around wreckage after a car bomb exploded in Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, Oct. 1, 2010.
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 The Washington Times 
Blast kills 71 in Nigerian capital: Police
Facebook | Follow @washtimes | Do you think the federal agents seizing and then releasing cattle last week from the Bundy ranch in Nevada will create a political headache for Senate Majority Leader Ha... (photo: AP / Felix Onigbinde)
Olympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius , in court Friday Feb. 22, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa, for his bail hearing charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.  Skynews 
Pistorius Accused Of 'Tailoring Evidence'
Oscar Pistorius has been accused of "tailoring his evidence" at his murder trial, where he denies murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. | Prosecutor Gerrie Nel repeatedly challenged the Paral... (photo: AP)
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a press conference with Jordans Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh in Amman, Jordan, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Kerry warned Thursday of a return to violence if faltering peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians ultimately fail. He also rejected suggestions that he scale back his ambition to salvage the talks and forge a final settlement and interim agreement.  Reuters 
Kerry urges end to South Sudan fighting in meeting with senior official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told a senior South Sudan official on Thursday that the Juba government needed to end the fighting in the African country, as the State Depart... (photo: AP / Jason Reed)
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UN approves 12,000-strong force for Central African Republic Stars and Stripes
UN approves 12,000-strong force for Central African Republic
The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously authorized a nearly 12,000-member peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic, where fighting between Christians... (photo: UN / Marco Dormino)
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A French soldier waves to children as his jeep patrols between the airstrip and a makeshift camp housing an estimated 100,000 displaced people, at Mpoko Airport, in Bangui, Central African Republic, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. The Guardian
UN votes to send peacekeeping force into Central African Republic
Security council authorises the deployment of up to 10,000 troops in attempt to stop violence spiralling into genocide | The mainly Muslim Séléka seized power a year ag... (photo: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)
Central African Republic conflict   MISCA   Photos   United Nations   Wikipedia : MISCA  
Bodies lay in the streets of Bangui, Central African Republic, Friday Dec. 6 2013, a day after gun battles between Seleka soldiers and Christian militias left over 100 dead and scores wounded. Stars and Stripes
Priest: 30 dead in Central African Republic clash
BANGUI, Central African Republic — Clashes between Christian and Muslim fighters in Central African Republic have left at least 30 people dead and forced others to flee... (photo: AP / Jerome Delay)
Central African Republic conflict   MISCA   Photos   Sectarian violence in Central African Republic   Wikipedia : Central African Republic conflict (2012present)  
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon arrives in the presidential lounge for the 2014 Winter Olympics opening ceremony, Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Stars and Stripes
UN may approve force for Central African Republic
UNITED NATIONS — France is predicting that the U.N. Security Council will vote unanimously Thursday to authorize a nearly 12,000-strong U.N. peacekeeping force for Cent... (photo: AP / David Goldman)
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In this March 5, 2011 file photo, an anti-government rebel sits with an anti-aircraft weapon in front an oil refinery, after the capture of the oil town of Ras Lanouf, eastern Libya. The Miami Herald
In Libya, politicians in fear of powerful militias
TRIPOLI, Libya -- In a humiliating video, Libya's top politician — the head of parliament — is seen begging with a militia commander, trying to explain to h... (photo: AP / Hussein Malla)
Al Qaida   Libya Conflict   Mideast Peace   Photos   Wikipedia: Aftermath of the Libyan Civil War  
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A Malian soldier takes cover behind a truck during exchanges of fire with jihadists in Gao, northern Mali, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.
EU Agrees to Train Mali Police, Extends Army Training Mission
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UN approves 12,000-strong force for Central African Republic
UN approves 12,000-strong force for Central African Republic