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Hospitals: Death toll in Nigeria militant attack rises to 48Hospital officials say the death toll from an ambush in northeastern Nigeria has risen to 48 people
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Ethiopia to give ID cards to Rastafarians long statelessEthiopia to give national ID cards to Rastafarians long seen as stateless there; 'Overjoyed'
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace hold hands at a rally in Lupane about 170 Kilometres north of Bulawayo, Zimbabwe, Friday, July 21, 2017. Mugabe's rally is his first since his return from a routine medical review in Singapore. The world's oldest leader has launched a series of rallies targeting the youth ahead of Presidential elections set for 2018. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Wife of Zimbabwe's leader tells Mugabe to name successorWife of 93-year-old Zimbabwe leader tells Mugabe to name successor; next election in 2018
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Poacher in DiCaprio documentary acquitted of several chargesAfrican poacher in DiCaprio documentary acquitted of several wildlife trafficking charges
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Boko Haram ambushes oil convoy in Nigeria, killing 10Officials say Boko Haram extremists ambushed an oil exploration convoy in northern Nigeria, killing at least 10 people and abducting several others who were later rescued
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Congo rebel leader, wanted for crimes, surrendersThe United Nations mission in Congo says that the leader of a rebel group who is wanted for crimes against humanity has surrendered in the country's North Kivu province
The Associated Press22 hours ago
UN says Congo military 'elements' dug dozens of mass gravesUN says Congo military 'elements' dug dozens of mass graves amid violence in Kasai region
The Associated Press1 day ago
Women salvage useful materials from the rubble of a collapsed building in a densely populated neighbourhood in Lagos, Nigeria, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. A four-story residential building collapsed in Nigeria's largest city and killed people, emergency officials and an Associated Press photographer in Lagos said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
At least 8 dead in building collapse in Nigeria's LagosAt least 8 killed in residential building collapse in Nigeria's largest city, Lagos
The Associated Press1 day ago
The Latest: Rescue efforts end in Nigeria building collapseThe Latest: Rescue efforts end in Nigeria building collapse after 8 bodies found
The Associated Press1 day ago
2 Moroccan peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic2 Moroccan peacekeepers killed in Central African Republic as sectarian violence spreads
The Associated Press1 day ago
US-Somalia mission detains suspected al-Shabab associateUS-Somalia military mission detains suspected al-Shabab associate who once lived in the US
The Associated Press1 day ago
Burundi's exiles call world's attention to deadly crisisBurundi's exiles call world's attention to deadly political crisis as leader remains in power
The Associated Press1 day ago
Islamic extremists kill 5 in Burkina Faso's northBurkina Faso's government says suspected jihadis have killed at least five people in three different villages in the country's volatile north
The Associated Press2 days ago
Ailing Nigeria president gives thanks for nationwide prayersNigeria's ailing president gives thanks for nationwide prayers; 'I am making good progress'
The Associated Press2 days ago
This Wednesday, March 29, 2017 photo shows the Word of Faith Fellowship church in Sao Joaquim de Bicas, Brazil, through a car window. Over the course of two decades, the U.S.-based mother church took command of this and another congregation in Brazil, applying a strict interpretation of the Bible and enforcing it through rigorous controls and physical punishment. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
"They kept us as slaves": AP reveals claims against churchAP investigation reveals the Word of Faith Fellowship church in North Carolina used two congregations in Brazil as a supply of young laborers who were forced to work in the US for little or no pay while being subjected to physical or verbal assaults
The Associated Press2 days ago
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