- With a history of ethnic tension, Guinea holds election Updated: Oct-09-15 2:07 pm
DAKAR, Senegal - Guinea's president faces an electoral rematch Sunday as ethnic clashes that marked the last presidential election threaten to resurface.
- Mali's government releases rebels in exchange for soldiers Updated: Oct-03-15 1:01 pm
DAKAR, Senegal - Mali's government has exchanged 30 separatist rebels for the release of 16 soldiers, the government and a rebel group said Saturday, a move that shows progress after violence in August threatened to disrupt a peace accord.
- The Latest: Iran again summons Riyadh envoy over hajj crush Updated: Sep-25-15 12:20 pm
MECCA, Saudi Arabia - The latest developments on the crush and trampling to death of hundreds of Muslim pilgrims near a holy site in Saudi Arabia, the worst hajj disaster in a quarter-century (all times local).
- UN Ebola response now planned to continue into 2016 Updated: Sep-23-15 11:55 am
DAKAR, Senegal - The United Nations is now planning for its Ebola response to last into mid-2016, suggesting the battle against the virus that has killed more than 11,000 people won't be over by year-end, according to a report Wednesday.
- Senegalair jet collided with Boeing before crash Updated: Sep-10-15 12:26 pm
PARIS - French accident investigators say a Senegalair jet that crashed into the Atlantic, killing all seven people on board, had a midair collision with a Boeing 737 before the accident.