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Yemen Kills Another Al-Qaeda Leader in Overnight Raid

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In an overnight shootout, Yemeni security forces killed a wanted al-Qaeda commander suspected of …

Ukraine crisis boosts Russian patriotism

<b>Russia is marking the Soviet victory over the Nazis in World War Two with its annual Victory Day parade in Red Square. And, as the BBC's Steve Rosenberg reports from Moscow, the current crisis with neighbouring Ukraine has led to a surge of patriotism amongst Russians.</b><p>At the Museum of the Great …

China Unveils $12 Billion in Extra Aid For Africa

BEIJING - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang unveiled extra aid for Africa totaling at least $12 billion on Monday, and offered to share advance technology with the continent to help with development of high-speed rail, state media reported.<p>Li pledged the additional funding in a speech at the Organisation …

Somalia: African solutions for African problems? | Africa

One of the most potent intoxicants in Africa today is the canned phrase "African solutions for African problems".<p>While "ASAP" is an acronym that connotes a timely and efficient result, most if not all, operations that are veiled with the romantic motto, have proven that they are not indigenously …