Kenya To Host Largest Ivory Burn To Combat Elephant Poaching
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Aissatou Sanogo and her late husband, Souleymane Diaby. Ofeibea Quist-Arcton/NPR hide caption

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She Told Her Husband She Didn't Want Him To Leave For Europe
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Police In Cairo Use Tear Gas To Break Up Protests Against Egypt's Government
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Charity To Amp Up Direct Aid Mission In Impoverished East Africa
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Handout picture dated 1997 and released in 2012 by the UN shows ancient manuscripts displayed at the library in the city of Timbuktu. Al-Qaeda has destroyed ancient texts it considers idolatrous. Evan Schneider/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Timbuktu's 'Badass Librarians': Checking Out Books Under Al-Qaida's Nose
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Amid Calls To Ramp Up Fight Against Boko Haram, UN Ambassador Meets Girl Escapees
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In Chad, U.N. Ambassador Power Visits Anti-Extremist Command Center
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Cameroon Trip To Discuss Boko Haram Threat Begins On A Tragic Note
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Sa'a, a pseudonym she uses for her safety, poses for a photo after an interview with NPR. She was one of more than 250 girls kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram in 2014. Sa'a, 20, escaped by jumping off a moving truck. She began studying at a college in the U.S. in January. Brandon Chew/NPR hide caption

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From Boko Haram Captive To U.S. College Student
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UN Ambassador Tours West Africa To Highlight Boko Haram Threat
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China Breaks Ground On Naval Base In Africa
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Morocco's King Mohammed VI waves during a ceremony at the royal palace in the capital Rabat in 2014. Following the Arab uprisings of 2011, the king introduced limited changes and a new constitution. But critics say freedom of expression and other rights have been curtailed in recent years. Abdeljalil Bounhar/AP hide caption

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Morocco Boasts Stability, But Critics Say The Price Is High
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High school students in Tanzania gather in a Mental Health Listening Club — first comes the soap opera, then the chance to ask questions about topics like depression. Omar Dabaghi-Pacheco for Farm Radio International hide caption

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A woman speaks at a support group for residents of a community in Bong County, Liberia, who are suffering the psychological aftermath of the Ebola crisis. International Medical Corps set up the group to complement the medical services it has offered to patients. Crystal Wells/International Medical Corps hide caption

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U.S. Lawmakers Renew Calls To Find Nigerian Girls Captured By Boko Haram
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Kenya Faces Lawsuit From Taiwan Over Release Of Prisoners To China
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The husbands ran when Boko Haram took over the Nigerian village of Gwoza. Fati, 22, was one of the wives left behind. After five months, she and other women escaped and now live in a camp for displaced people. Because of the stigma of being a Boko Haram abductee, she says she sometimes is "verbally abused" by other residents. But she's found one good friend. International Alert/ UNICEF hide caption

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