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Saturday, February 6, 2016
Morocco unveils massive solar plant in Sahara Desert
Morocco's King Mohammed VI unveiled one of the world's biggest solar plants Thursday, taking advantage of the Sahara sunshine and a growing global push for renewable energy.
Friday, February 5, 2016
The body of a missing Italian student was found with signs of torture, including multiple stab wounds and cigarette burns, by the side of a highway on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital, an investigating prosecutor told The Associated Press on Thursday.
Thursday, February 4, 2016
Blast blows hole in airplane, forces emergency landing in Mogadishu
An explosion and fire blew a gaping hole in a commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu's international airport late Tuesday, officials and witnesses said.
Pilot of plane hit by explosion describes unfolding scene
The pilot of a passenger plane that was damaged in an explosion and fire over Somalia described on Wednesday how the crew jumped into action to fly the plane back to Mogadishu airport and keep the passengers calm even as smoke enveloped the passenger cabin and wind rushed through a hole blown through the fuselage.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Nigerian separatists have hijacked a merchant ship and threatened to blow it up with its foreign crew if authorities do not release a detained leader agitating for a breakaway state of Biafra, military officers said Tuesday.
Students attending Burundi's public universities are going without breakfast because the government can no longer afford it, underscoring the fragile state of Burundi's economy amid violent unrest.
Drought hits S. Africa's biggest wildlife park
Hippos in South Africa's biggest wildlife park are increasingly grazing during the day rather than staying in rivers and pools as usual, a sign of an intensifying drought expected to kill some animals in the weeks ahead.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016
Nigeria has reinstated a general implicated in mass murder, underlining the government's "monumental failure" to stamp out impunity for war crimes, Amnesty International said Monday.
Monday, February 1, 2016
Oxfam: US$1.9B in Ebola aid not delivered by donors
International donors have failed to deliver US$1.9 billion in promised funds to help West African countries recover from the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people and decimated already weak health care systems, the U.K.-based charity Oxfam said Sunday.
Boko Haram burning kids alive in northeast Nigeria, claims witness
A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children among people burned to death in the latest attack by Nigeria's homegrown Islamic extremists.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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