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Somalia’s army chief: Raid killed civilians, not extremists

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - Somalia's army chief says civilians, not extremists, were killed in a military operation Friday that both the United States and...

27 dead after Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian villages

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Residents in Nigeria's northern Borno state say attacks by Boko Haram extremists on several villages in the past week have...

Angola’s ruling party claims a narrow victory in recent election

  Photo: The party flag for the MPLA, Angola's ruling party. Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons. Polls have just closed on Angola's election and the ruling MPLA...

The Latest: US to probe claims of Somali civilians killed

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The Latest on a deadly military raid in Somalia (all times local):8:25 p.m.The U.S. military says it will look into...

US to limit visas from 4 nations that won’t take deportees

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is poised to impose visa restrictions on four Asian and African nations refusing to take back their citizens...

US to limit visas from 4 nations that won’t take deportees

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is poised to impose visa restrictions on four Asian and African nations refusing to take back their citizens...

The Latest: Angola opposition party claims vote is narrow

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The Latest on Angola's election (all times local):3:30 p.m.The main opposition party in Angola says its own partial tally from national...

Zimbabwe’s 1st lady was combative long before assault case

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is again in the spotlight after South Africa granted her diplomatic immunity despite...

Angola’s ruling party claims victory in election: Report

JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Angola's ruling party said Thursday it won a majority in the country's election with five million votes counted so far, opening...

Orphaned kids build new lives after Sierra Leone’s mudslides

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) - Seven-year-old Ali Mansaray must build a new life for himself after surviving the mudslides and flooding that killed nearly...