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More than 18,000 vie for Congo's 500-seat...

KINSHASA - More than 18,000 candidates will battle for 500 seats in the Democratic Republic of Congo's (DCR) parliamentary elections, set for Nov. 28,...

Liberia president extends lead, short of...

MONROVIA - President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has extended her lead in Liberia's election but remains short of the outright majority required for a first-round...

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Libyan govt beefs up security after clashes...

TRIPOLI- Libya's new government beefed up security in Tripoli on Saturday with extra roadblocks and house-to-house searches after fighting in the capital...

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U.N. urges world to protect civilians in...

Syrian forces shot dead at least six people protesting against President Bashar al-Assad on Friday, activists said, and the United Nations called for international...

Court clerk becomes UK bribery act's first...

LONDON - A court officer has become the first person to be convicted under Britain's new Bribery Act.

Strong quake briefly halts Russian oil supplies...

MOSCOW - A strong earthquake struck Russia's Far East near the Chinese border on Friday, shaking buildings hundreds of kilometres (miles) away, briefly...

Kenya fuel prices rise on weak shilling

NAIROBI - Kenya's energy regulator increased pump prices for petrol, diesel and kerosene from mid-October to mid-November, citing a weak shilling , volatile...

Re-energized Chavez floods Venezuela's airwaves...

CARACAS - Of many surreal moments in the life and times of Hugo Chavez, the flamboyant Venezuelan leader's encounter with a puppet of himself this week...

Egypt to review church permit disputes after...

CAIRO - Egypt said on Thursday it would launch a review of disputed permits for churches in a bid to head off sectarian violence, days after 25 people...

Gunmen kidnap two Spanish aid workers from...

Gunmen kidnapped two Spanish women working for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) at Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp on Thursday, the third abduction of Westerners...

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Fighting human trafficking in Uganda...

It explains why in 2000 the United National General Assembly adopted a Palermo Protocol that allows each country to fight the various forms of trafficking in their country.