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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 Press13 hours ago
Ailing Nigeria president gives thanks for nationwide prayersNigeria's ailing president gives thanks for nationwide prayers; 'I am making good progress'
The Associated Press17 hours 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 Press1 day ago
Burundi school director: 6 teens likely seeking better lifeThe director of a school in Burundi says teenagers who disappeared after an international robotics competition in Washington probably left the East African nation because life is hard there and everyone wants more in life
The Associated Press1 day ago
Timeline of Justine Damond shootingTimeline of Justine Damond shooting in Minneapolis, compiled from police and investigative reports
The Associated Press1 day ago
Tanzania opposition figure charged after rebuking presidentProminent Tanzania opposition figure charged after calling president a dictator
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rescue workers remove the body of a victim after a suicide bomb attack at a camp for people displaced by Islamist extremist in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Monday, July. 24, 2017. Female suicide bombers attacked two camps for displaced people in northeastern Nigeria's main city, leaving many dead and injured Monday according to a civilian self-defense group. (AP Photo/Makama Sule)
At least 8 dead after suicide bombers hit camps in NigeriaAt least 8 dead after female suicide bombers attack camps in northeastern Nigeria
The Associated Press1 day ago
4 miners killed in tremor at South African gold mine4 miners killed in earth tremor at South African gold mine
The Associated Press1 day ago
A man read newspaper headlines, including stories on Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari meeting with ruling party governors, in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, July. 24, 2017. Nigeria's government has released a photo of President Muhammadu Buhari more than two months after he left for London for medical treatment amid growing health concerns. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
Nigeria releases 1st new photo of absent leader in 2 monthsNigeria releases 1st new photo of absent president in over 2 months as health concerns grow
The Associated Press1 day ago
New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire'New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire' as US, others step up military efforts
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, a sign promoting knowledge of gender issues hangs on the wall of a women's center for South Sudanese refugees who experienced sexual or gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda. Four years into South Sudan's devastating civil war, the world's youngest nation is reeling from sexual violence on a "massive scale," a new Amnesty International report says Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
South Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale,' report saysSouth Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale' amid war, report says; gang rape and castration
The Associated Press1 day ago
Brazilians funneled as "slaves" by US church, ex-members sayAP 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 Press1 day ago
UN: Moroccan peacekeeper killed in Central African RepublicMoroccan peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic as sectarian violence spreads: UN
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE - In this Saturday, June 3, 2017 file photo, a sign promoting knowledge of gender issues hangs on the wall of a women's center for South Sudanese refugees who experienced sexual or gender-based violence, run by the aid group International Rescue Committee, in Bidi Bidi, Uganda. Four years into South Sudan's devastating civil war, the world's youngest nation is reeling from sexual violence on a "massive scale," a new Amnesty International report says Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
South Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale,' report saysSouth Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale' amid war, report says; gang rape and castration
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE -- In this Jan. 25, 2015 file photo former Zambian president, Kenneth Kaunda, attends the inauguration ceremony of the Patriotic Front's Edgar Lungu, in Lusaka. Zambian media say 93-year-old Kaunda, the country's independence leader and former longtime president, has left a hospital after several days of treatment. State broadcaster ZNBC reports that Kaunda went home Saturday, July 22, 2017 from the hospital in Lusaka, the Zambian capital. He will return at an undisclosed time for previously scheduled tests. (AP Photo/Moses Mwape, File)
Former Zambian leader Kenneth Kaunda, 93, leaves hospitalZambian media say 93-year-old Kenneth Kaunda, the country's independence leader and former longtime president, has left a hospital after several days of treatment
The Associated Press2 days ago
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