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Belgian king expresses regret for violence in colonial rule

BRUSSELS (AP) - For the first time in Belgium's history, a reigning king expressed deep regret Tuesday for the violence carried out by the...

Belgian king expresses regret for violence in colonial rule

BRUSSELS (AP) - For the first time in Belgium's history, a reigning king expressed deep regret Tuesday for the violence carried out by the...

In Belgian town, monuments expose a troubled colonial legacy

HALLE, Belgium (AP) - For a long time, few people in the small Belgian town of Halle paid much attention to the monuments. They...

The Latest: Data show more infected men, women deprioritized

JOHANNESBURG - An international aid group says coronavirus data in some countries show a sharp discrepancy between cases in men and women amid concerns...

Veteran AP video, photo-journalist in Congo dies of COVID-19

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - John Bompengo, who covered Congo's political turmoil as a freelance photographer and video journalist for The Associated Press over the...

Longtime AP video journalist in Congo dies of COVID-19

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - John Bompengo, who covered Congo's political turmoil as a freelance photographer and video journalist for The Associated Press over the...

Islamic extremists attack 3 towns in northeastern Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Three attacks by Islamic extremists, including an assault on Monguno, a military garrison town, have killed more than 40 people...

Sudan militia leader in custody on Darfur war crimes charges

BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - In a significant breakthrough in the pursuit of justice for crimes in Darfur, Sudanese militia leader Ali Kushayb,...

Burundi says president Nkurunziza has died of heart attack

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza has died of a heart attack at age 56, the government announced Tuesday, ending a 15-year-rule...

A top Rwanda genocide suspect died years ago, DNA test shows

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) - One of Rwanda's most wanted fugitives in the country's genocide died 20 years ago, the international tribunal overseeing justice efforts...