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FILE - In this Monday, March 27, 2017 file photo, relatives of six aid workers who were ambushed and killed grieve as they wait to collect and bury the bodies of their loved ones, outside the morgue in Juba, South Sudan. Everyone and everything in the country is a target as attacks against health facilities and aid workers increase according to a new report released Monday, April 23, 2018 by the New York-based Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict, with at least 50 medical institutions attacked in 2016 and 2017. (AP Photo, File)
Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasingAttacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing, leaving many without care to die
The Associated Press20 hours ago
In this photo taken Sunday, April 15, 2018, Shebu Issa, an assistant at a Quranic school on the other side of the Agadez airport fence stands in the doorway of a Quranic school building in Agadez, Niger. On the scorching edge of the Sahara Desert, the U.S. Air Force is building a base for armed drones, the newest front in America's battle against the growing extremist threat in Africa's vast Sahel region. Three hangars and the first layers of a runway command a sandy, barren field. Niger Air Base 201 is expected to be functional early next year. (AP Photo/Carley Petesch)
US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fightUS quietly builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of growing extremism fight in Africa's Sahel
The Associated Press1 day ago
Israel's Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked speaks to members of Ethiopia's Jewish community, during a visit to a synagogue in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, April 22, 2018. Shaked visited the synagogue in a rare visit from the high office of Israel's government and her first trip to Africa. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
Israeli minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to IsraelIsrael's Justice minister vows to help Ethiopia's Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia
The Associated Press1 day ago
New South African church celebrates drinking alcoholLively new South African church celebrates alcohol; 'We drink for deliverance'
The Associated Press3 days ago
Police and protesters clash in the provicial capital of Mahikeng, South Africa in the North West province Friday, April 20, 2018. South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests. (AP Photo)
South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protestsSouth Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after violent protests in provincial capital
The Associated Press3 days ago
Al-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in MaliAl-Qaida claims deadly attack on French, UN forces in Mali, calling it retaliation
The Associated Press3 days ago
Zimbabwe nurses' strike a test of new governmentZimbabwe nurses' strike a test of new government after 16,000 fired for seeking more pay
The Associated Press3 days ago
South Sudan says military chief has died during Egypt visitSouth Sudan says military chief has died during Egypt visit; new pressure on president
The Associated Press3 days ago
FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa.  A Zimbabwean parliamentary committee on Friday April 20, 2018, as summoned former leader Robert Mugabe to explain past comments on alleged diamond looting, the first time a public institution has called him to account for such claims made during his 37-year rule.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, FILE)
Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond lootingZimbabwe's Mugabe faces parliament summons over alleged $15 billion in diamond looting
The Associated Press4 days ago
Burundi's new foreign minister once led violent youth groupBurundi names new foreign minister who once led violent youth group linked to ruling party
The Associated Press4 days ago
Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its nameTiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name; absolute monarch decrees eSwatini instead
The Associated Press4 days ago
Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its nameTiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name; absolute monarch decrees eSwatini instead
The Associated Press4 days ago
UN Security Council mourns death of Ivory Coast ambassadorThe Security Council have bid farewell to veteran diplomat Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, the Ivory Coast's ambassador to the United Nations who died just months after starting a two-year term on the U.N.'s most powerful body
The Associated Press4 days ago
New round of South Sudan peace talks is delayedNew round of South Sudan peace talks is delayed without explanation
The Associated Press5 days ago
FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three members of a Kansas militia group who were charged with plotting to bomb an apartment building filled with Somali immigrants in Garden City, Kan. A federal jury on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, found the three men guilty. All were convicted of one count of conspiracy to use a weapon of mass destruction and one count of conspiracy against civil rights. Wright was convicted of a charge of lying to the FBI. Sentencing is set for June 27. (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plotA federal jury has found three Kansas militia members guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees
The Associated Press5 days ago
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