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It's a drone delivery! This copter is ferrying medicine from a pharmacy to the headquarters of Deutsche Post in Bonn, Germany, part of a test of drone capabilities. Andreas Rentz/Getty Images hide caption

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A man hammers a wall with elections posters at an open market in Kano, Nigeria, on Friday. The country is preparing for presidential elections on Saturday. President Goodluck Jonathan faces former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and 13 other candidates in what is seen as the closest presidential race since the end of military rule in 1999. Goran Tomasevic/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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As Nigeria Votes, The Specter Of Boko Haram Hangs Over The Election

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A Nile Project concert in Al Azhar Park, Cairo, Egypt, 31 January, 2013. Courtesy of Matjaz Kacicnik/Nile Project hide caption

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Egyptian Singer, Meet Burundi Bassist. Play Among Yourselves!

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The most recent propaganda videos from Boko Haram have higher production values than in the past and other similarities to ISIS-produced videos. Boko Haram/Sendvid hide caption

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Boko Haram Takes A Page From ISIS Propaganda Playbook

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An armored vehicle used by Boko Haram militants captured by the Nigerian military in Maiduguri, Borno state, late last month. The extremist group appears to be expanding its operations into neighboring countries in an effort to establish an independent Islamic state. EPA/Landov hide caption

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Migrants who survived a shipwreck are escorted as they arrive at the Lampedusa harbor on Wednesday. Some 300 others drowned in the latest such disaster triggered by people fleeing conflicts in North Africa. Antonio Parrinello/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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A year after his cancer diagnosis, Henning Mankell is working on a new novel, and he just directed Shakespeare's Hamlet in his adopted country of Mozambique. Pep Bonet/NOOR/Redux hide caption

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Protective gloves dry out at a treatment center for Ebola patients in Lunsar, Sierra Leone, about 60 miles from the capital of Freetown. Although the Ebola epidemic is leveling off, new cases are still being reported. Courtesy of Joel Selanikio hide caption

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Death Becomes Disturbingly Routine: The Diary Of An Ebola Doctor

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