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Algerian commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar "supervised" twin suicide bombings that killed at least 20 people in Niger, the Mauritanian news agency Al-Akhbar reported.
Brazil on Thursday said it will auction concessions to drill and explore an offshore oil field believed to hold up to 12 billion barrels of crude, the country's largest find.
Archeologists have found nearly 5,000 cave paintings made by hunter-gatherers in a northeastern Mexico mountain range where pre-Hispanic groups were not known to have existed.
South Africa's James Kingston posted a six-under par 66 to lead the first round of the European PGA Championship on Thursday on a day of frustration for Rory McIlroy.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde faces another day of questioning after being grilled for hours Thursday by French prosecutors who are deciding if she should be charged over a state payout to a disgraced tycoon during her time as finance minister.
President Barack Obama Thursday laid out new guidelines for drone strikes and launched a new bid to close Guantanamo Bay, warning that a "perpetual" US war on terror would be self defeating.