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Miracle in the Sahara: Oasis Sediments Archive Dramatic History
A marvel of nature, the lakes of Ounianga in the Sahara Desert have lasted thousands of years and withstood dramatic climate change. Now, a German geologist has analyzed lakebed sediments to shed light on a spectacular chapter in human history. "Water," says Stefan Kröpelin, "water as far as the
Alive After All? U.S. Offers $5M for Mokhtar Belmokhtar
It’s been two months since the Chadian army claimed to have killedterrorist leader Mokhtar Belmokhtar, but apparently the U.S. government isn’t sold and instead has just announced a $5 million reward for information leading to his location. The U.S. State Department announced today that ...
US Seeks to Confirm Report of Terror Leader's Death
Chadian Military Claims to Have Killed Mokhtar Belmokhtar, Linked to Algerian Plant Attack
US Will Set Up Drone Base in Niger
The U.S. is establishing a Predator drone base in Niger that will assist the French military operation in Northern Mali but could also mark the beginning of a longer term surveillance mission in Western Africa. President Obama notified senior Congressional leaders Friday that a force of
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An Indian Jammu and Kashmir Armed Police (JKAP) soldier stands guard in central Srinagar, April 20,2012. Unidentified gunmen shot dead Sukhpal Singh of the Jammu and Kashmir police, in downtown Srinagar today. An armed insurgency against Indian rule in Kashmir has claimed 47,000 lives since...
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Chad Conflict Rages On
Fighting raged on for a third day Monday in Chad's capital, N'Djamena, as rebels sought to take control of the oil-rich African nation. Gunfire and explosions were heard throughout the city and there were reports of looting over the weekend as chaos and fear reigned. American officials in Chad,
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New U.S. Air Strike on Somalia
SOMALIA U.S. Stages 2nd Airstrike in Somalia; Ethiopians Leaving Capital A U.S. Air Force AC-130 gunship staged an airstrike against suspected al-Qaeda operatives in southern Somalia on Monday, the second such attack this month, U.S. officials said Tuesday. ( Washington Post ) IRAQ NEWS Fatal Crash