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Children use a deserted market stall into an exercise bench as business came to a standstill on the third day of protests over the hike in fuel prices in Harare, Zimbabwe, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. Streets are deserted in Harare on Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government's decision to more than double the price of fuel. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The Latest: Zimbabwe doctor group reports 68 gunshot woundsThe Latest: Zimbabwe doctors' rights group reports 68 gunshot wounds in crackdown on protests
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
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Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackersPolice in Kenya say the death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi has climbed to 21, plus the five militants killed
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Kenya's Interior Minister Fred Matiang'i as he gives a statement at the scene of yesterday's extremist gunmen attack, Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, in Nairobi, Kenya.  Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant group (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
The Latest: Kenya attack toll rises to 21, plus 5 militantsThe Latest: Kenyan police say hotel attack toll rises to 21, plus 5 militants
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Kenyan police: Death toll from extremist attack climbs to 21, plus five attackersKenyan police: Death toll from extremist attack climbs to 21, plus five attackers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Burkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremistsBurkina Faso's security ministry says a Canadian national has been kidnapped by suspected extremists near the West African nation's border with Niger
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Zimbabwe's state security minister says more than 600 people have been arrested countrywide for fuel price protestsZimbabwe's state security minister says more than 600 people have been arrested countrywide for fuel price protests
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Burkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremists, latest foreigner seized in SahelBurkina Faso says Canadian abducted by suspected extremists, latest foreigner seized in Sahel
The Associated Press3 hours ago
AP Explains: Who are al-Shabab attackers of Kenya hotel?AP Explains: Who are the al-Shabab attackers of the hotel in Kenya's capital?
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Gunmen attack villages in central Mali, kill 20 peopleThe spokesman for a Tuareg group in Mali says gunmen have attacked 2 villages in the country's central Menaka region near the border with Niger, killing at least 20 people
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Extremists attack hotel in Nairobi; al-Shabab claims role
Kenya's deadly hotel attack: A timeline of how it occurredKenya's deadly hotel attack: A timeline of how it occurred
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Zimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic and pastor Evan MawarireZimbabwe police arrest prominent government critic and pastor Evan Mawarire
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Kenya president says 14 innocent people were killed in Tuesday's attack on hotel complex; declares attack overKenya president says 14 innocent people were killed in Tuesday's attack on hotel complex; declares attack over
The Associated Press13 hours ago
An injured man on a stretcher is loaded into a medical vehicle to be taken to hospital after being being beaten by soldiers in the Sizinda Township, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019. Widespread reports of violence continued as Zimbabwe faced a third day of protests over what has become the world's most expensive gasoline. (AP Photo/KB Mpofu)
Zimbabwe police arrest 600 in harsh crackdown on protestsZimbabwe police arrest 600-plus people in harsh crackdown on protests over fuel price protests
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
Civilians flee the scene at a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. An upscale hotel complex in Kenya's capital came under attack on Tuesday, with a blast and heavy gunfire. The al-Shabab extremist group based in neighboring Somalia claimed responsibility and said its members were still fighting inside.  (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
The Latest: Nairobi attack survivors reunite with familiesDozens of people are reuniting with friends and family after being trapped for more than 12 hours in a hotel complex under attack in Kenya's capital
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Kenyan armed forces rescue people after an attack on a hotel, in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Extremists launched a deadly attack on a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital Tuesday, sending people fleeing in panic as explosions and heavy gunfire reverberated through the complex. A police officer said he saw bodies, "but there was no time to count the dead." (AP Photo/Brian Inganga)
Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotelAl-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel; 'What I have seen is terrible'
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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