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West Africa leaders vow to wage 'total war' on Boko Haram | Reuters

PARIS (Reuters) - West African leaders on Saturday agreed to work together to wage “total war” on Boko Haram saying the Nigerian Islamist group had become a regional al Qaeda that threatened all of them.<p>Nigeria’s neighbours Chad, Cameroon, Niger and Benin, and Western officials, met in Paris to …

Africa investors looking beyond negative headlines -World Bank

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Investors in Africa are increasingly able to see beyond negative headlines of violence in nations like South Sudan, Nigeria and Kenya, but they also seek more protection against risk for their business ventures, a senior World Bank official said.<p>“There was a time when …

Ukraine Officials Hold 12 Former Riot Police Officers Over Kiev Violence

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Ukrainian officials have detained 12 members of the country's now defunct, but much-feared riot …

4 dead, including shooter, at Fort Hood

Authorities have identified the man who opened fire at Fort Hood in Texas on Wednesday, killing three people before committing suicide, as Specialist Ivan Lopez.<p>Sixteen more people were injured Wednesday when he opened fire at Fort Hood, the sprawling Army post in Texas still on edge after a mass …