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ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Survivors of a stampede in Ivory Coast that killed 61 people, most of them children and teenagers, after a New Year's Eve fireworks display at a stadium said Wednesday that barricades stopped them from moving along a main...
Reuters* Nigerian pirate gangs spreading across the oil-rich Gulf of Guinea * Regional navies, coastguards overwhelmed * Violence threatens economies of some of world's poorest nations * Western nations backing regional efforts to tackle problem By Joe...
Tags: Cameroon, Ghana, Prices, Government, Pretoria (South Africa)
ReutersROME (Reuters) - Usain Bolt's defeat by Justin Gatlin in the 100 metres at the Rome Diamond League meeting on Thursday is unlikely to cause the Olympic champion too much concern ahead of August's world championships. American Gatlin, bronze medallist...
Tags: Mo Farah, Usain Bolt, Allyson Felix, Rome (Italy), Ethiopia
firstname.lastname@example.orgSiriki Diabate left his four daughters, parents and three siblings behind in 2005 when he was forced to flee his native Ivory Coast after suffering a terrific beating by thugs who left him for dead. He was working for a local newspaper at the time,...
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
Tags: Arts, Entertainment, Artists, Customs and Tradition, Music
PARIS — A column of about 30 French tanks and several troop carriers, accompanied by a helicopter, crossed into Mali from Ivory Coast in an international mission to take control of the African nation’s north from Islamist extremists, French...
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — At least 60 people died and about 200 were injured Tuesday in a stampede that followed a fireworks display at a football stadium in the Ivory Coast capital, Abidjan, according to emergency officials. Most of the dead...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics
FrameworkTuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Cambodia, where people mourn the death of former King Norodom Sihanouk at the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh. Cambodians prayed for the soul of Sihanouk on Tuesday and world leaders sent their condolences as the...
FrameworkThe Week in Pictures from around the world....
Nestle, the world’s largest food company, said it would do more to eradicate child labor and other worker violations in its Ivory Coast cocoa supply chain after an outside report pointed out a range of problems. The West African country provides...
World NowSome major science textbook publishers for South Korea's secondary schools have deleted examples of Darwinism, bowing to petitions by a group that calls evolution "an unconfirmed theory."...
World NowSeven U.N. peacekeeping troops from the African nation of Niger were killed in an attack while on patrol in southwestern Ivory Coast, a U.N. spokeswoman said Friday....
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