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Texas couple indicted on charges they enslaved Guinean girlThe son and daughter-in-law of a former West African leader have been indicted on charges that they enslaved a girl from their native country while living in Texas.
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Somali officials: Airstrike kills or hurts several al-ShababSomali officials: Airstrike kills or wounds several al-Shabab leaders; children reported dead
The Associated Press7 hours ago
At least 27 dead after boat capsizes on river in CongoAt least 27 dead after boat capsizes on river in Congo; overcrowded boats are common
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Liberia investigating $100 million in missing new bank notesLiberia investigating $100 million in newly printed bank notes that disappeared from port
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Zimbabwe inquiry into post-election killings beginsZimbabwe inquiry into post-election killings begins as commission members sworn in
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Rwanda's president to newly freed prisoners: Be carefulRwanda's president to newly freed prisoners: Be careful or find yourselves back behind bars
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Ethiopia's stunning reforms now challenged by deadly unrestEthiopia's stunning reforms challenged by deadly unrest; 'defining moment for this country'
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, a South Sudanese refugee recounts her experience, at a women's center focusing on sexual and gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda. A new report by Amnesty International released Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018 says South Sudan government soldiers and allied militia targeted civilians by raping them, burning them alive, running them over with armored vehicles and hanging them in trees. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Report: South Sudan troops raped, killed while peace pursuedReport: South Sudan troops raped, killed civilians while peace deal was pursued
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Nigerian president condemns Boko Haram killing of aid workerNigerian president condemns Boko Haram killing of aid worker, vows safe return of all held
The Associated Press1 day ago
Niger says Italian priest kidnapped near Burkina Faso borderNiger says Italian priest kidnapped near Burkina Faso border; several extremist groups active
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 14, 2018, houses are partially submerged on flooded streets after a heavy downpour in Koton Karfe, Nigeria. Nigerian authorities say 100 people have died in flooding after heavy rains in recent days. (AP Photo)
100 die in Nigeria flooding as toll expected to rise100 die in Nigeria flooding as toll expected to rise; outlook worse than for 2012 disaster
The Associated Press1 day ago
Zimbabwe's opposition walks out during president's speechZimbabwe opposition walks out during president's speech; he vows to fight 'medieval' cholera
The Associated Press1 day ago
Amnesty: 'Horrific' violence in Cameroon Anglophone regions'Horrific escalation' of violence in Cameroon's Anglophone regions ahead of vote, Amnesty says
The Associated Press1 day ago
Red Cross says Boko Haram has killed aid worker in NigeriaThe International Committee of the Red Cross says Boko Haram extremists have killed a humanitarian aid worker abducted earlier this year during an attack on Kala Balge town in northern Nigeria's Borno State
The Associated Press2 days ago
Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia listens to a question during a joint press conference held in Algiers with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Algeria, Monday, Sept.17, 2018. Merkel is visiting Algeria for a day to promote bilateral ties and discuss migration and the situation in neighboring Libya. (AP Photo/Anis Belghoul)
Merkel, Algerian officials discuss migration, LibyaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is visiting Algeria to promote bilateral ties and discuss migration and the situation in neighboring Libya
The Associated Press2 days ago
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