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Hundreds of thousands of people have fled their homes. How did this crisis start, and is it a genocide in the making?
Boko Haram and Ansaru are blamed for thousands of deaths in northeastern and central Nigeria.
In 1996, bodies piled up in the Mugunga refugee camp. Today, 72,000 people still live there.
The movement ends its 20-month rebellion after U.N.-backed Congolese forces proclaim victory.
The first U.N. offensive combat force might be the best chance for peace after more than 5 million deaths.
Congo and Rwanda trade accusations amid renewed clashes between army and rebels.
Drought-tolerant corn is off-limits as groups debate the best approach for easing hunger across Africa.
Peruvian scissors dancers, Glasgow helicopter crash, China launches lunar rover and more.
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After years of leading the peacekeeping mission in Congo, India is scaling back on its military commitments.
The country is struggling to regain stability.
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