African Donkeys Taken, Killed to Feed Chinese Demand

African Donkeys Taken, Killed to Feed Chinese Demand

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS J oseph Kamonjo Kariuki, 37, known in his Kenyan village as “Joseph of the Donkeys,” thinks three of his animals were victims…

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Southern White Rhino Could Save Nearly Extinct Relative

Southern White Rhino Could Save Nearly Extinct Relative

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A southern white rhino that became pregnant through artificial insemination increases hopes that a nearly extinct close relative, the northern white rhino,…

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Kenyan Show Encourages Farming

Kenyan Show Encourages Farming

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS As a student, Leah Wangari imagined a glamorous life as a globe-trotting flight attendant, not toiling in dirt and manure. Born and…

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Morocco Launches First Surveillance Satellite

Morocco Launches First Surveillance Satellite

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Morocco launched its first observation satellite, which will be used for military activities, border and coastline surveillance, and monitoring desertification. The Mohammed…

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U.N. Moves to Reform peacekeeping missions

U.N. Moves to Reform peacekeeping missions

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The United Nations Security Council has backed reforms to reduce inefficiencies, corruption and abuse in far-flung peacekeeping operations. Although many peacekeeping missions…

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Joint Patrol Signals New Era in Mali

Joint Patrol Signals New Era in Mali

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Malian Soldiers and former Tuareg rebels staged their first joint patrol in northern Mali, a key step in a 2015 peace agreement…

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Naval Exercise Turns Real When Tanker is Hijacked

Naval Exercise Turns Real When Tanker is Hijacked

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS What was supposed to be a naval training maneuver off the coast of West Africa turned into a rescue mission when pirates…

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Benin Joins Fight Against Boko Haram

Benin Joins Fight Against Boko Haram

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Benin’s president vowed to contribute 800 troops to a regional force to combat the Nigeria-based Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. Thomas Boni…

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