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French army describes 'underhanded' extremist attack in MaliThe French army says a deadly extremist attack on a U.N. military camp in northern Mali was "particularly sophisticated and underhanded."
The Associated Press5 days ago
South Sudan's refugee flow is often a children's crisisSouth Sudan's refugee flow is often a children's crisis; many youth left alone
The Associated Press5 days ago
A military vehicle carries the coffin of struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, after her funeral service at the Orlando Stadium in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 14, 2018 on route for burial. Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of 81. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
'Winnie!' South Africa bids farewell to Madikizela-Mandela'Winnie!' South Africa bids emotional farewell to anti-apartheid icon Madikizela-Mandela
The Associated Press6 days ago
The Latest: Anti-apartheid icon Madikizela-Mandela is buriedThe Latest: Anti-apartheid icon Madikizela-Mandela buried after tens of thousands at funeral
The Associated Press6 days ago
Uganda 'considering' Israel's request to take 500 migrantsUganda 'positively considering' Israel request to take 500 deported migrants; 1st sign of deal
The Associated Press7 days ago
Uganda says 11 lions killed by suspected poisoning in parkUganda says 11 lions killed by suspected poisoning in popular wildlife park
The Associated Press7 days ago
In Africa, US special forces shifting approach on extremismUS special forces: Africa's fight against extremism to be 'frustratingly, unsatisfyingly slow'
The Associated Press7 days ago
Bomb blast at packed Somalia stadium kills 5 football fansBomb blast at packed Somalia stadium kills 5 football fans as al-Shabab claims responsibility
The Associated Press8 days ago
Bomb blast at packed Somalia stadium kills 5 football fans as al-Shabab claims responsibilityBomb blast at packed Somalia stadium kills 5 football fans as al-Shabab claims responsibility
The Associated Press8 days ago
Ethiopia's new leader makes rare outreach to oppositionEthiopia's new leader makes rare outreach to opposition, calls for 'peaceful dialogue'
The Associated Press8 days ago
Gunmen kidnap German humanitarian worker in western NigerGunmen kidnap German humanitarian aid worker in western Niger near border with Mali
The Associated Press8 days ago
Global executions down; sub-Saharan Africa 'beacon of hope'As global executions decline again, sub-Saharan Africa is called a 'beacon of hope'
The Associated Press8 days ago
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