Pat Wilkins didn't plan to live in Ghana. But the former New Yorker is now so much a part of the society that, as one Ghanaian puts it, "We don't even see her as an American. She is family to us."
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Ali Charaf Damache, known as "Black Flag," arrives at the courthouse in Waterford, Ireland, in 2010. Damache appeared in a Philadelphia federal courtroom Friday on terrorism-related charges.
The missing teens are Aristide Irambona, 18 (clockwise from top left), Nice Munezero, 17, Audrey Mwamikazi, 17, Don Ingabire, 16, Richard Irakoze, 18, and Kevin Sabumukiza, 17.
DC Metropolitan Police Department
In this photo released by China's Xinhua News Agency, ships carrying Chinese military personnel depart a port in Zhanjiang. The country dispatched members of its military to Djibouti on Tuesday to man its first overseas military base.
Uwani Musa Dure, 25, is one of the scores of mostly women and children who fled Gwoza and have recently returned. She now lives at a settlement for the displaced — and is searching for family members abducted by Boko Haram.