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Red Cross Urges Nigerian Militants to Spare 2 Health Workers

The International Committee of the Red Cross made an urgent appeal on Sunday to an affiliate of the Islamic State organization in Nigeria to spare the lives of two abducted health workers. 302 more words

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Fears of Low Voter Turnout in Afghanistan Over Security 

Mohammad Habibzada

As concerns mount over the security of Afghanistan’s upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for Oct. 20, Afghan officials are downplaying the threats and saying that the country’s security forces are capable to securing thousands of polling stations across the country.

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Hundreds of Shi'ite Civilians Armed to Protect Mosques

In the face of growing threats posed by Islamic State, the Afghan government has taken extra precautions to protect Shi’ite religious minorities and their neighborhoods in the capital, Kabul. 49 more words

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Are Somali Troops Prepared to Lead the War Against al-Shabab?

As the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) prepares to implement the planned phased withdrawal of more than 21,000 troops fighting militant groups, including al-Shabab and the Islamic State in Somalia, some experts are concerned that the country may not be prepared to take on the task in the face of growing political divisions and lack of military equipment and training. 961 more words

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In Northern Mozambique, Nightfall Breeds Fear

At least 80 people have been killed in northern Mozambique since October in multiple attacks carried out by unknown assailants. Locals first suspected an armed Islamist group. 38 more words

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New Term, Same Old Foes for Mali's Keita

As he was sworn in to start a second term this week, Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita promised to address insecurity in the northern and central parts of the country, caused by a continued Islamist insurgency. 794 more words

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Al-Shabab Claims Deadly Somalia Suicide Car Bombing

At least six people died in a suicide attack in the Somali capital of Mogadishu after a car bomb detonated Sunday. The militant group al-Shabab took credit for the blast. 7 more words

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