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Half of Liberians fear country could plunge back into war

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Half of all Liberians think their West African nation could plunge back into conflict more than a decade after civil war ended,...

Mozambique faces uncertainty as Renamo ends 1992 peace pact

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Mozambique's Renamo opposition movement said on Monday it was abandoning its 1992 peace accord with the ruling Frelimo party that ended the...

Militias could drag Libya into civil war: NTC chief

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Libya risks sliding into civil war unless it brings under control the rival militias which filled the vacuum left by Muammar Gaddafi's...

Liberian election under cloud after boycott

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Liberia's main opposition candidate said he might seek the annulment of a presidential run-off boycotted by his supporters, raising the prospect of...

Libyans want jobs from “grey men” of government

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Jobs, normality and democracy are high on the wish lists of Libyans questioned on the streets of their capital, but after months...

Sudan pumps 117,900 bpd oil since southern independence

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Sudan has been producing on average 117,900 barrels a day of oil since its former civil war foe South Sudan became independent...

Algeria ex-minister arrested in Geneva over war crimes

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A former Algerian defence minister has been arrested and questioned in Switzerland on suspicion of committing war crimes during Algeria's civil war,...

UN rights boss warns of possible civil war in Syria

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The United Nations top human rights official called for international action to protect Syria's civilians, saying its "ruthless repression" of anti-government protesters...

Liberia ends peaceful vote, braces for results

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Liberians wrapped up a peaceful presidential election -- the West African state's second since a civil war -- though worries remained that...

In Yemen, soldiers blur lines of peaceful protests

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The line between protesters and mutinying soldiers backing them is becoming increasingly blurred in Yemen's eight-month revolt against President Ali Abdullah Saleh's...

Lessons learnt from latest Op Copper deployment

The most recent Operation Copper deployment in the Mozambique Channel, in addition to providing valuable "on-the-job" training for both sailors and airmen,...