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  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 11/23

    An Iraqi woman is kissed by a nun at a funeral for two slain Christian brothers in Mosul, 225 miles north of Baghdad, Iraq. Gunmen shot and killed two Christian brothers Monday in a northern Iraqi city in the latest in a spate of attacks targeting the religious minority, Iraqi police said. A lawmaker called on Iraq's government Tuesday to better protect its dwindling Christian community and lambasted other nations that have offered asylum to fleeing Christians as meddling in Iraq's problems.

  • Halloween brings major elections to West Africa

    Africa Monitor Halloween brings major elections to West Africa

    West Africa has several critical votes on the horizon that could indicate whether democratic progress is substantial and real. Cote d'Ivoire and Niger both hold votes on Halloween Sunday.

  • In Pictures Eid al-Fitr around the world

    Boys pull a ram into the Atlantic Ocean to wash it in preparation for sacrifice, on the Eid al-Adha feast, in Dakar, Senegal, Oct. 26, 2012. The Eid al-Adha festival, known locally as Tabaski, celebrates Abraham's willingness to sacrifice his son.

  • In Pictures Every Day is a Flag Day

    “Ekan” chases his motorcycle adorned with Indian national flags as he practices stunts for a daredevil show to celebrate India’s Independence Day in Bhubaneswar, India.

  • Why African cities turn to Ivory Coast boat buses

    Global News Blog Why African cities turn to Ivory Coast boat buses

    The inner-city boat buses of Abidjan, Ivory Coast, have caught the eyes of other African cities struggling with their traffic problems.

  • Sex abuse by peacekeepers still a problem, says report

    A Save the Children report says that efforts to prevent the abuse of children in Haiti, Ivory Coast, and South Sudan are falling short.

  • Terrorism & Security Rise in food prices sparks unrest

    Sub-Saharan Africa has been particularly hard hit by the rising global food costs.