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From left to right, defendants Rashid Charles Mberesero, Sahal Diriye Hussein, Hassan Aden Hassan and Mohamed Abdi Abikar, sit in the dock to hear their verdict at a court in Nairobi, Kenya Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The Kenyan court found Mberesero, Hassan and Abikar guilty of conspiracy to commit a terror attack after phone records and handwriting linked them to the 2015 Garissa University assault that killed 148 people, while a fourth person, Sahal Diriye Hussein, was acquitted. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
3 guilty in Kenya Garissa University attack that killed 1483 found guilty in Kenya's Garissa University attack in 2015 that killed 148
The Associated Press6 hours ago
38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central MaliAt least 38 dead in latest intercommunal violence in central Mali, authorities say
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this photo taken Tuesday, May 28, 2019, LGBT refugees from Burundi, Rwanda and Congo lie on a mattress in one of the rooms they share in the house where they take shelter in a low-income neighborhood of the capital Nairobi, Kenya. LGBT refugees allege they have been harassed by police in recent weeks in Kenya, which is a rare regional haven for the gay community yet maintains that gay sex is illegal. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)
LGBT refugees allege harassment in Kenya, a rare safe havenLGBT refugees allege harassment in Kenya, a rare safe haven but where gay sex remains illegal
The Associated Press14 hours ago
About 160 dead after days of Congo intercommunal violenceGovernor says about 160 dead after days of intercommunal violence in northeastern Congo
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Case delayed for mom who accused Egyptian man of kidnappingA court appearance has been delayed for a West Virginia woman charged with falsely reporting that an Egyptian man tried to kidnap her daughter from a shopping mall
The Associated Press2 days ago
30 killed in Nigeria suicide bombing while watching TV matchAuthorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least 30 people have been killed by a suicide bomber
The Associated Press2 days ago
In this June 13, 2019 photo, a migrant woman reads a Bible as she rests inside the Portland Exposition Building in Portland, Maine. Maine's largest city has repurposed the basketball arena as an emergency shelter in anticipation of hundreds of asylum seekers who are headed to the state from the U.S. southern border. Most are arriving from Congo and Angola. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Record number of African migrants coming to Mexican borderPeople fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers
The Associated Press2 days ago
Security forces stand near the wreckage of an official vehicle that was destroyed in a bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, June 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
11 killed, 25 hurt as explosions rock Somalia's capital11 killed, 25 wounded as explosions rock Somalia's capital; al-Shabab claims responsibility
The Associated Press4 days ago
8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia's capital8 killed, at least 16 wounded as explosions rock Somalia's capital
The Associated Press4 days ago
'We are trapped': Zimbabwe's economic crunch hits passports'We are trapped': Zimbabwe's economic crunch hits passports as people sleep in line for days
The Associated Press4 days ago
10 Kenyan police officers killed in blast near Somalia10 Kenyan police officers killed when vehicle strikes explosives near border with Somalia
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Officials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali borderOfficials say 10 Kenyan police officers are killed when vehicle strikes explosives near Somali border
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Record number of South Sudanese face critical lack of foodRecord number of South Sudanese face critical lack of food, months after end of civil war
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2 Canadian women abducted in Ghana are rescued2 Canadians abducted in Ghana are rescued as country sees increase in kidnappings for ransom
The Associated Press7 days ago
Mali's government sharply lowers massacre death toll to 35Mali's government sharply lowers death toll in village massacre to 35, down from 95
The Associated Press7 days ago
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