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    At least 56 people were killed by two female suicide bombers in camp for internally displaced persons in northeast Nigeria. No group has yet taken responsibility for the attacks, but officials blame local extremists. 

     
    LAST UPDATE : Feb 10, 2016, 3:24 PM EST
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  • Malian “Queen of Song” Khaira Arby at the Festival au Désert near Timbuktu in 2012. (Malian “Queen of Song” Khaira Arby at the Festival au Désert near Timbuktu in 2012. Source: Anteros01/Wikimedia Commons)

    by Erin Wright After jihahist encroach, the country is getting back its rhythm.Africa,Al-Qaeda,culture,Islamic extremism,Mali,music,Sharia law,Toumani Diabaté,Tuareg rebels,Erin Wright

    Published Date : Feb 08, 2016, 10:14 AM EST
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    By Erin Wright African leaders ultimately felt uneasy about setting a precedent that could come back to haunt them.Africa,African Union,Burundi,civil war,Pierre Nkurunziza,United Nations Security Council,Erin Wright

    Published Date : Feb 03, 2016, 9:17 AM EST

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