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FILE - In this Thursday, April 20, 2017 file photo, Feyisa Lilesa, right, and Kenenisa Bekele from Ethiopia stand in front of the Tower Bridge in London. The Ethiopian marathon runner who made global headlines with an anti-government gesture at the Rio Olympics finish line has returned from exile, after sports officials assured him he will not face prosecution. Feyisa Lilesa's return from the United States on Sunday, Oct. 21, 2018 comes several months after a reformist new prime minister took office and announced sweeping reforms. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
Ethiopian marathoner who made Rio protest returns from exileEthiopian marathoner who made anti-government gesture at Rio finish line returns from exile
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Congo rebels kill 13, abduct a dozen children in community at center of deadly Ebola outbreakCongo rebels kill 13, abduct a dozen children in community at center of deadly Ebola outbreak
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'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak, health minister says'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak, health minister says
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Latest communal violence in central Nigeria kills 55Communal violence in central Nigeria kills 55; 'frequent resort to bloodshed' condemned
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Rights groups warn Ethiopia against return to repressionRights groups warn Ethiopia against return to repression; police said detainees 'brainwashed'
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South Africa highway crash kills at least 27, including kidsSouth Africa highway crash kills at least 27 people, including small children
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Africa's youngest billionaire free 9 days after abductionAfrica's youngest billionaire free 9 days after abduction from Tanzanian luxury hotel
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Red Cross assists in key prisoner release in South SudanRed Cross assists in 1st prisoner release in South Sudan since signing of 'final' peace deal
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Rwanda names 50 percent female Cabinet, following EthiopiaRwanda announces 50 percent female Cabinet, following Ethiopia; joins few countries worldwide
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South African city set to seize land in national 'test case'South African city plans to seize land in national 'test case' as millions live in shacks
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Man to face death penalty in birthday party stabbing rampageProsecutors say a man suspected of going on a stabbing rampage at a children's party, killing a little girl celebrating her third birthday and wounding eight others in Idaho, will face the death penalty
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Report: South Sudan armed opposition seized girls as 'wives'Report: South Sudan's armed opposition abducted girls as 'wives' or left them to be raped
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Zimbabweans watch the documentary, "Gukurahundi genocide:36 years later" during its screening in Harare, Wednesday, October 17, 2018. The screening of the documentary on massacres by the military in the 1980s ended in harsh exchanges, reflecting how the killings pose a challenge for a new president who preaches unity but refuses to apologize for his alleged role in one of the countrys deepest wounds.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
New Zimbabwe documentary on massacres takes aim at presidentNew Zimbabwe documentary on 1980s massacres takes aim at president's alleged role
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Uganda, at 'big risk' for Ebola, says Congo is managing wellUganda, at 'big risk' for Ebola, says neighboring Congo managing latest deadly outbreak well
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Ethiopia PM says soldiers' protest attempt to derail reformsEthiopia PM says troops' protest a move against reforms; 'some ... regretted I was not killed'
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