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Moon sightings, politics play a part in Muslim holiday

BEIRUT (AP) - Muslims across the Middle East and beyond began Tuesday marking the Islamic holiday of Eid al-Fitr, one of the most celebrated...

African nations sign largest free trade agreement since WTO

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) - African leaders on Wednesday signed what is being called the largest free trade agreement since the creation of the World...

Donors pledge $510 million to West Africa’s Sahel region

BRUSSELS (AP) - International donors on Friday pledged 414 million euros ($510 million) to five impoverished countries in West Africa's Sahel region, much of...

EU pledges 50 million euros to African counterterror force

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union pledged an additional 50 million euros ($61 million) to a joint counterterror force in West Africa's vast Sahel...

3 US Army special operations commandos killed in Niger

WASHINGTON (AP) - Niger's President Mahamadou Issoufou has condemned the attack by Mali-based extremists in the country's west that killed several Niger soldiers and...

French presidential palace gets new tenant in first dog Nemo

PARIS (AP) - The French presidential palace has a new occupant. Nemo has taken his first steps as the country's "first dog" after being...

44 migrants die of thirst in Niger while crossing desert

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) - At least 44 migrants, including babies, have died of thirst after their vehicle broke down in the Sahara Desert as...

The Latest: Trump didn’t sound like conventional president

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Europe (all times local):10:55 p.m.President Donald Trump looked like...