January 2, 2016

Somali al Qaida affiliate uses Donald Trump clip to recruit American Muslims

By Abdi Guled THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOGADISHU, Somalia _ Al-Qaida’s East African affiliate has released a recruitment video targeting American blacks and Muslims that includes a […]
January 2, 2016

2 ex premiers running neck to neck in partial results of Central African presidential vote

By Hippolyte Marboua THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGUI, Central African Republic _ Two former prime ministers are running neck-and-neck in presidential elections to end years of violence […]
January 1, 2016

Haiti’s president says postponed runoff election will be held on Jan 17

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haitian President Michel Martelly has announced that a postponed presidential runoff vote will be held on Jan. 17. Martelly says he received two […]
December 30, 2015

US marshals say ‘affluenza’ teen likely won’t be deported for weeks as Mexico sends mom home

By E. Eduardo Castillo And Michael Graczyk THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MEXICO CITY _ The Texas teenager known for using an “affluenza” defence in a fatal drunken-driving […]
December 30, 2015

No bloodshed, no dispute: Belgium, Netherlands to exchange land because it ‘makes sense’

By Raf Casert THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VISE, Belgium _ Throughout history, borders have caused unfathomable bloodshed, ageless feuds and decades-old legal disputes, which makes plans for […]
December 30, 2015

Chicago officer who shot black teen 16 times in 2014 pleads not guilty to murder charges

By Carla K. Johnson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ A white Chicago police officer charged with murder in the 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan […]
December 30, 2015

Queen’s honours list recognized stage and screen stars along with Ebola fighters and others

By Gregory Katz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Queen Elizabeth II’s New Year honours list makes knights and dames out of some of Britain’s best loved […]
December 28, 2015

Burundi’s political rivals gather in Uganda to try to negotiate an end to violence

ENTEBBE, Uganda _ Representatives of Burundi’s government and the opposition are in Uganda for negotiations aimed at ending political violence. Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, whose decision […]
December 28, 2015

Chicago police shooting of grandmother, teen draws criticism from community

By Michael Tarm THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ Bettie Jones, known in her Chicago neighbourhood for her work with anti-violence community groups, was killed by police […]
December 28, 2015

A 5.6 strong earthquake hits near Martinique; no damage reported

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique _ A magnitude-5.6 earthquake has struck off the west coast of the French Caribbean island of Martinique, but no damage has been reported. Authorities […]
December 28, 2015
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Severed head of escaped prisoner found in Jamaica; police hunt for body, other escapees

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ Jamaican officials say the severed head of a murder suspect who escaped from jail has been found along railroad tracks in […]
December 24, 2015

Tapped by president, little known businessman stands chance of becoming next Haiti leader

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A decision to postpone a presidential runoff in Haiti could help the leading candidate address what may […]