• This undated file photo released Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 on a social media site used by Islamic State militants, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows smoke from the detonation of the 2,000-year-old temple of Baalshamin in Syria's ancient caravan city of Palmyra. The nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra this week was the latest victim in the Islamic State group’s campaign of destruction of historic sites across the territory it controls in Iraq and Syria. Arabic at bottom reads, "The moment of detonation of the pagan Baalshamin temple in the city of Palmyra." (Islamic State social media account via AP, File)

    In Islamic State war, like others, heritage always a target

    CAIRO (AP) — A nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra this week was the latest victim in the Islamic State group’s campaign of destruction of historic sites across the territory it controls in Iraq and Syria.

  • Girl suicide bomber kills 5, injures 41 in northeast Nigeria

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  • In this photo taken Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, laboratory technician Mohamed SK Sesay, who contracted and survived Ebola but saw many of his colleagues die and now has joint and muscle pains and loss of sight, speaks to an Associated Press reporter in Kenema, Sierra Leone. Lingering health problems afflicting many of the roughly 13,000 Ebola survivors have galvanized global and local health officials seeking to determine how widespread the ailments are, and how to remedy them, with the World Health Organization calling it an emergency within an emergency. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

    With many Ebola survivors ailing, doctors evaluate situation

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Lingering health problems afflicting many of the roughly 13,000 Ebola survivors have galvanized global and local health officials to find out how widespread the ailments are, and how to remedy them.