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Peacekeepers left more than 6,000 children in Liberia'Children they left behind': More than 6,000 Liberians fathered by peacekeepers come of age
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
Italian woman kidnapped by gunmen along Kenya's coastKenya's police chief says gunmen have kidnapped an Italian volunteer along Kenya's coast
The Associated Press1 minute ago
Kenya police say gunmen have kidnapped an Italian national and wounded five Kenyans near the coastal town of MalindiKenya police say gunmen have kidnapped an Italian national and wounded five Kenyans near the coastal town of Malindi
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Tutu awards prize to US school shooting survivorsA group of young Americans who campaigned against gun violence after surviving a deadly shooting at their Florida school have received a prize from former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu
The Associated Press18 hours ago
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, second from left, with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, left, meets politicians during a welcome ceremony in Cape Town, South Africa, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. The German President is on a three day visit to South Africa. (AP Photo)
South African president praises German investmentSouth Africa's president says Germany is an important economic partner which he hopes will expand its investment here
The Associated Press21 hours ago
FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three members of a Kansas militia group who were charged with plotting to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants in Garden City, Kan. Attorneys for the three men have asked the court to bar at sentencing any victim impact statements, arguing no one was actually hurt. Prosecutors say the men are trying to "minimize their actions and de-personalize their crimes." (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Judge weighs Somali immigrants' testimony in bomb plot caseJudge won't immediately rule whether to allow testimony from Somali immigrants who lived at Kansas apartment complex targeted in bomb plot
The Associated Press1 day ago
Members of Ethiopia's Jewish community gather to protest the Israeli government's decision not to allow all of them to emigrate to Israel, leaving their families divided between the two countries, at the synagogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Representatives of the 8,000 Jews in Ethiopia urged the Ethiopian Jews living in Israel to think carefully before voting for Israel's ruling party, the Likud, over the delays in repatriation to Israel. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
Ethiopia Jews protest Israeli government's emigration delaysHundreds of Ethiopian Jews gathered in the capital, Addis Ababa, to protest the Israeli government's decision not to allow all of them to emigrate to Israeli, leaving their families divided between the two countries
The Associated Press1 day ago
Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan appears at the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture in Johannesburg, South Africa, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Gordhan is expected to reveal details surrounding former president Jacob Zuma's trillion-rand nuclear procurement campaign as well as other corruption practices. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South African minister notes worry about graft prosecutionsCabinet minister in South Africa cites concerns that efforts to prosecute people allegedly involved in corruption under former president Zuma are falling short
The Associated Press1 day ago
Madagascar heads to runoff election on Dec. 19In Madagascar, two former heads of state qualified for the second round of the presidential election, to be held on Dec. 19
The Associated Press2 days ago
Judge frees Somali immigrant who was detained 9 monthsA federal judge has freed a Somali immigrant who was held for nine months in a New Hampshire jail
The Associated Press3 days ago
Congo rebels attack, burn homes near UN base in eastCongo's army spokesman says rebels have burned homes and a car in a neighborhood in the country's east where U.N. peacekeeping forces have a base
The Associated Press3 days ago
African leaders applaud Ethiopia prime minister for reformsAfrica's leaders applauded Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for making substantial reforms in his country as they met to consider improvements to the continent-wide body at a summit that started Saturday
The Associated Press3 days ago
Arms dealer convicted in LA of trying to buy, sell missilesAuthorities say a black-market arms dealer who tried to buy anti-aircraft missiles and sell them to clients in the Middle East has been convicted of conspiracy in Los Angeles
The Associated Press4 days ago
UN chief reports significant results against rebels in CongoThe U.N. peacekeeping chief says a joint military operation by U.N. and Congolese forces to rout rebels from their strongholds in the Ebola-hit northeast Congo has "achieved quite significant results" and is still under way
The Associated Press4 days ago
FILE  - In this Sunday, May 1, 2016 file photo, former circus lions walk inside an enclosure at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in Vaalwater, South Africa, after 33 rescued lions from various circuses in Peru and Colombia were relocated to live out the rest of their lives in the private sanctuary. More than two-dozen lions that were rescued from South American circuses and transferred to a South African big cat refuge could be on the move again after a legal dispute. Animal Defenders International, a group that airlifted the lions to South Africa in 2016, secured a court order in Nov. 2018 allowing the removal of the lions from the Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary in Vaalwater. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, File)
South American circus lions still unsettled in South AfricaMore than two dozen lions that were rescued from South American circuses and transferred to a South African big cat refuge could be on the move again after a legal dispute
The Associated Press4 days ago
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