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Wednesday, April 23, 2014


Rwandan president says he is not ready to rule out third term

1 hour 15 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Richard Valdmanis BOSTON (Reuters) - Rwandan President Paul Kagame said on Tuesday it was too early to say whether he will seek a third term as head of the east African state, adding "whatever will happen, we'll have an explanation." Articles in pro-government newspapers in recent years have raised the prospect of him staying on after his mandat...

Ivory Coast ex-rebel profiting from banned diamond trade: U.N. experts

1 hour 14 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Joe Bavier ABID (Reuters) - A senior Ivory Coast army officer is breaking a diamond embargo and may be using profits to buy arms, U.N. experts have found, dealing a potentially embarrassing blow to government efforts to have the ban lifted. Ivory Coast is the only country in the world still subject to a U.N.-imposed ban on diamond exports but it...

Libya starts voter registration for general elections

1 hour 12 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya will start registering voters for general elections, officials said on Tuesday, in the first concrete step indicating a vote will take place later this year. In February, the Libyan parliament, the General National Congress (GNC), agreed to hold early elections, in an apparent effort to assuage Libyans fru...

South Sudan peace talks delayed as rebels deny massacre

1 hour 8 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Carl Odera and Michelle Nichols NAIROBI/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - South Sudan peace talks were delayed again on Tuesday as United Nations peacekeepers battle to protect some 22,000 civilians at a base in Bentiu, where dead bodies lined the dusty streets after an ethnic massacre during rebels' seizure of the oil town. The U.N. base, guarded by 5...

Rhino horns worth $5.2 mln stolen in South Africa

1 hour 2 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Rhino horn stock piles worth over $5.2 million have been stolen from a South African game park office, the raided tourist agency said on Tuesday, in the first known theft of its kind. Thieves on Monday broke into the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency and cut into a strong box, making off with 112 pieces of rhino horn, weighing 80,135 kilograms. "...

Search for South Korea ferry victims moves to cabins

38 minutes ago - Fox News

NYPD's Twitter outreach campaign backfires

38 minutes ago - Fox News

Could warning system have saved lives in devastating Washington landslide?

38 minutes ago - Fox News

Missouri executes man for 1993 murder of couple

38 minutes ago - Fox News

Ericsson in $260 million first-quarter profit

1 hour 39 minutes ago - Yahoo News
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Wireless equipment maker Ericsson says first-quarter profit increased to 1.7 billion kronor ($260 million) mainly because of restructuring and licensing income even as revenue fell by 9 percent compared to the same period a year earlier

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