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Hamilton leads Mercedes one-two in practice for Saudi GP

Jeddah, Lewis Hamilton set the pace ahead of team mate Valtteri Bottas as they completed a one-two for Mercedes on the opening day of practice for the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix on Friday, while Ferrari's Charles Leclerc walked away from a heav...

Killings, Kidnappings Send Thousands of Nigerians Fleeing to Niger

GENEVA — The U.N. refugee agency says more than 11,500 Nigerians have fled to neighboring Niger over the last month, seeking refuge from increasingly violent, deadly attacks by armed groups.In November, armed groups repeatedly attacked villages in Soko...

FAO Food Price Index rises in November

The barometer of food commodity prices in international markets rose for the fourth consecutive month in November, led by strong demand for wheat and dairy products, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported today.The F...

UN Human Rights Chief Makes First Visit to Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO — The United Nations’ human rights chief has called for increased efforts to protect the vulnerable in Burkina Faso’s growing conflict with Islamist militants. Rights groups say Burkina Faso has struggled to uphold human right...

Two Soldiers Killed in Militant Attack in Benin, Army Says

COTONOU, BENIN — Two soldiers were killed and several more were wounded when Islamist militants attacked a border security post in northern Benin on Wednesday night, the army said.The raid in Porga region was the second in Benin this week. Islamist mil...