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UN 'Horrified' by Video Showing Killing of Experts in Congo
The United Nations said on Monday it was horrified by a video screened by the government of Democratic Republic of Congo that appeared to show the brutal killing of two U.N. investigators.
Congo's government showed the film to reporters in Kinshasa on Monday, saying it showed mem...
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US Offers Training as Somalia Fights for Security
The U.S. and the African Union agree that the time for Somalis to take over security responsibility in their country is swiftly approaching.
During a conference call organized by U.S. Africa Command in Stuttgart, Germany, General Thomas Waldhauser, Commander of AFRICOM, said the...
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US: Famine Could Be Cause of Uptick in Piracy off Somalia
U.S. officials are reluctant to label a recent spike in piracy off the waters of Somalia as a trend. 
"We're not ready to say there is a trend there yet, but we'll continue to watch," Marine General Thomas Waldhauser said Sunday at a news conference at a military base in the tiny...
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Photos Show Violence, Death in South Sudan Village
The identity of the man is unknown. The circumstances of his passing are unclear. All that appears certain is that the man suffered a hideous, violent death.
The photos of the man were taken on or about April 12, a little more than a week after men wearing uniforms of the South S...
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Congressman, Senator Concerned About Somalia Aid Cuts
Two members of Congress are expressing concern over President Donald Trump's plan to slash foreign aid as parts of Somalia and nearby countries move closer to famine.
Speaking in Minneapolis at a forum on the drought situation in the Horn of Africa, U.S. Representative Tom Emmer...
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US to Continue Training Regional Troops Against Lord's Resistance Army
The United States said on Thursday it would maintain training for east and central African regional forces to prevent warlord Joseph Kony's rebels from regrouping, despite plans to pull troops from operations hunting the insurgents.
About 100 U.S. military personnel have been pro...
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