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CAR mourners killed in grenade attack

Eleven people have died in the Central African Republic in a grenade attack at a funeral, according to the Red Cross.

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Gaddafi's son asks Libyans for forgiveness

Libyan state TV has aired footage showing Saadi Gaddafi, one of late dictator Muammar Gaddafi's sons jailed in Libya, apologising to the nation and asking for forgiveness.

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Ebola virus reaches Guinea's capital Conakry

Four cases of infection by the deadly Ebola virus have been confirmed in Conakry, Guinea's Health Minister Remy Lamah said, marking the first confirmed spread of the disease from rural areas to West African state's capital.

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Alarm raised over violence in Sudan's Darfur

The United Nations and the African Union have sounded an alarm over worsening violence in Sudan's western Darfur region, which is forcing hundreds of thousands of people to flee their homes and hampering the distribution of aid.

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Ivory Coast youth leader appears at ICC

A former minister and youth leader accused of involvement in murder, rapes and persecution during the violence after Ivory Coast's disputed 2010 elections has declared his innocence as he appeared for the first time at the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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Top Kenyan MP: Homosexuality like terrorism

Homosexuality in Kenya is as bad a problem as terrorism, the ruling party's parliamentary leader said, but argued against stepping up legal sanctions on the grounds that existing laws were tough enough.

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Kenya orders all refugees back into camps

Kenya has ordered all refugees living in urban areas to return to their camps in a bid to end attacks by armed groups carried out in retaliation for Kenya's intervention in neighbouring Somalia.

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W Africa scrambles to prevent Ebola spread

West African nations scrambled to contain an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus suspected to have killed at least 59 people in Guinea, with symptoms of the disease reported in neighbouring Sierra Leone and Liberia as well.

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US to give extra $83m in aid to South Sudan

The United States has said it is increasing its humanitarian aid to South Sudan to $411m, funneling it through UN agencies and non-governmental organisations (NGOs).

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More than dozen killed in fresh CAR violence

At least 18 people have been killed since Saturday in the Central African Republic capital of Bangui as a result of clashes involving armed groups and foreign peacekeepers, medical staff and residents said.

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