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World Jun 05Burkina Faso says at least 100 civilians killed in attack
Gunmen killed at least 100 people in a northern Burkina Faso village, the government said Saturday, in what was the country’s deadliest attack in years. As of Monday, the death toll reached at least 132 people, according to security officials.
World Apr 27Wildlife preservationist Rory Young and two reporters killed in Burkina Faso
The two journalists were working with the wildlife campaigner on a documentary about poachers in a national park bordering Benin when they were attacked by gunmen.
World Mar 07At least 15 dead, 400 wounded in Equatorial Guinea blasts
A series of explosions at a military barracks in Equatorial Guinea killed at least 15 people and wounded more than 400 others on Sunday, authorities said.
World Jul 27Virus-linked hunger tied to 10,000 child deaths each month, UN finds
In a study published Monday, four U.N. agencies said failing to act now will have devastating long-term consequences not just for the children, but for society as a whole.
World Feb 14South Sudan ignores reports on oil pollution and birth defects
The oil industry in South Sudan has left a landscape pocked with hundreds of open waste pits, the water and soil contaminated with toxic chemicals and heavy metals, according to four environmental reports obtained by The Associated Press.
World Jul 20War-weakened South Sudan tries to prepare for Ebola
With the deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo now an international emergency , neighboring South Sudan and its war-weakened health system is a major concern, especially after one case was confirmed near its border. Health experts say there is an urgent…
World Jun 14UN report: Record number of South Sudanese face critical lack of food
Almost two million people are near starvation nine months after a peace deal ended a five-year civil war in South Sudan.
World Aug 30Oil-rich South Sudan to resume production in war-hit region
Civil war-torn South Sudan says it will resume oil production in a key region next month to make up for more than $4 billion of revenue lost during years of fighting.