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Former US Envoy Calls for Nuanced Diplomacy

American diplomacy often requires a delicate process of balancing competing needs and objectives, says a former U.S. ambassador to Nigeria who has cited that nation’s fight against the Boko Haram extremist group as an example. John Campbell, author o…

Burkina Faso’s Teen Miners Brave Danger to Strike Gold

In Burkina Faso, many children who left school following threats by Islamic militants are working in the country’s informal gold mines, where they risk being harmed by accidents.Here in Bouda, a dusty, noisy gold mine in northern Burkina Faso, miners …