Congolese women wait for food to be distributed at the Mugunga III camp for displaced people outside the eastern town of Goma on Dec. 2. Jerome Delay/AP hide caption

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Congo Fighting Leaves A Fragile City On Edge

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A Child Of The Slums Becomes A 'Queen' Of Chess

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Egyptian President Continues Bold Moves Amid Public Scrutiny

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Islamist Militant Groups On The Rise In Africa

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Gen. Carter Ham is head of the U.S. African command. An Army brigade from Fort Riley, Kan., will begin helping train African militaries beat back a growing terrorist threat posed by al-Qaida. AP hide caption

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U.S. Military Builds Up Its Presence In Africa

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Kenyan Susan Oguya created an app to help farmers in her homeland. Shown here in the office of her company, M-Farm, she also belongs to the group Akirachix, which seeks to bring more Kenyan women into the tech world. Gregory Warner hide caption

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Kenyan Women Create Their Own 'Geek Culture'

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Egyptians wait in line to vote on a new draft constitution in Giza, south of Cairo, on Saturday. Gianluigi Guercia/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Will The History Books Say About Egypt's New Constitution?

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State Department Concedes Errors In Benghazi Consulate Attack

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Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., led a Senate hearing Thursday on the Sept. 11 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Chris Stevens speaks to the media in Benghazi, Libya, in 2011. Stevens, the U.S. ambassador to Libya, was killed on Sept. 11 of this year. Three U.S. government officials resigned Wednesday following a report that cited inadequate security. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Benghazi Report Faults State Department

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China Launches Media Campaign In Nairobi

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Polling station officials count ballots in Cairo on Dec. 15, at the end of the first day of vote in a referendum on a new constitution. AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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