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Libyan denies US charges over #Benghazi attack

Ahmed Abu KhattalahA Libyan man has denied he was involved in a 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, during his first appearance before a US court since his capture.

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#Sudan apostasy woman given US embassy refuge

A Sudanese woman facing death threats after her apostasy death sentence was overturned has been given refuge at the US embassy in Khartoum, the woman's husband said.

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#Benghazi consulate attack suspect lands in US

Benghazi consulateA Libyan man accused of leading the 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi has arrived in the US and is due to face his first court appearance, US officials have said.

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CAR's rival factions prepare for peace talks

The two main factions in the Central African Republic's conflict have taken a tentative step towards ending violence that has killed thousands and forced more than a million people to flee their homes.

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#Ebola 'threatens more West African nations'

West African nations including Mali, Ivory Coast, Senegal and Guinea Bissau should prepare for the arrival the deadly Ebola virus, the World Health Organisation said.

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South Africa braces for major workers' strike

South Africa's largest union has called for more than 200,000 engineering and metals workers to lay down tools for higher wages from July 1, just days after the mining sector ended a five-month strike.

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Scores dead in surge in CAR violence

The death toll in the Central African Republic (CAR) has risen to almost 70 in just four days, according to a peacekeeping officer, following a surge of violence in the country.

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#Sudan death row woman charged with forgery

A Sudanese Christian woman who faces death threats after a court cleared her of apostasy has been charged with forgery while trying to leave the country, a lawyer has said.

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#WHO calls urgent 11-nation meeting on #Ebola

The World Health Organisation has called an 11-nation meeting to address what it considers to be the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.

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#Al-Shabab gunmen attack hotel in #Somalia

At least two Djiboutian soldiers and two al-Shabab fighters have been killed in an attack on a hotel used by African Union troops in Somalia, the AU has said.

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