Egypt Policemen Back On Trial In Brutality Case

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Africa's Independence, 50 Years Later

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A hydroelectric plant in Ethiopia. The country hopes to harness the waters of the Blue Nile to export hydropower and to irrigate crops. Dawit Nida hide caption

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Ethiopia Claims High Ground In Right-To-Nile Debate

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U.S. Bolsters Presence In Sudan Ahead Of Critical Vote

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Seychelles Sinks As Climate Change Advances

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Somalia's Prime Minster Resigns Amid Tensions

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Insurgents Step Up Fight Against Somali Government

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Mystery On The Nile: Just Whose River Is It?

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Susan Rice, U.S. Ambassador To United Nations: Situation In Sudan Is 'Precarious'

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A new report says the biggest threat against the U.S. now comes in the form of homegrown terrorists. But in many ways, trying to catch homegrown terrorists is more complicated: The suspect could now be an MBA from Connecticut -- like Times Square attempted bomber Faisal Shahzad (above) -- or a college student from Minneapolis. AP/Orkut.com hide caption

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U.N. Report: More Than 500 Rapes In Eastern Congo

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Africa School Teaches Ethical Leadership

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Clinton: Situation In Sudan A 'Ticking Time Bomb'

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