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Streets of Ferguson quiet after two nights of racial unrest

Streets of Ferguson quiet after two nights of racial unrest

A couple of dozen protesters huddled in the falling snow outside police headquarters in the St. Louis suburb, in sharp contrast to the hundreds who took the streets on Monday in a night of arson, looting, sporadic gunfire and clashes with police.
Former Rwandan rebels transferred to Congo transit camp

Former Rwandan rebels transferred to Congo transit camp

The ex-fighters belong to the FDLR, a Hutu militia implicated in Rwanda's 1994 genocide and blamed by the United Nations and human rights groups for atrocities in eastern Congo.
Sierra Leone seeks U.S. military help to fight Ebola

Sierra Leone seeks U.S. military help to fight Ebola

The worst recorded Ebola outbreak has killed at least 5,689 people, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday, as the virus has overwhelmed African countries with weak infrastructure and healthcare systems.
West struggles with Russia's 'ambiguous warfare' tactics

West struggles with Russia's 'ambiguous warfare' tactics

When Estonia was the victim of a cyber attack in 2007 and blamed Moscow, the Kremlin responded that it could not always control patriotic Russian hackers.
Nigeria's parliament says Shell should pay $4 bln for 2011 oil spill

Nigeria's parliament says Shell should pay $4 bln for 2011 oil spill

The non-binding decision comes after years of analysis by various Nigerian state agencies, which have proposed a range of fines as high as $11.5 billion.