March 15, 2016

Ferguson council could soon accept DOJ reform deal

By Alan Scher Zagier THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ The Ferguson City Council could soon accept a U.S. Justice Department plan to overhaul its embattled […]
March 14, 2016

Ivory Coast: Extremists kill 14 civilians, 2 special forces

By Robbie Corey-Boulet THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GRAND-BASSAM, Cote d’Ivoire _ Armed men attacked an Ivory Coast beach resort Sunday, killing at least 16 people and sending […]
March 14, 2016

Nigerian president accused of overstating Boko Haram losses

By Haruna Umar THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ABUJA, Nigeria _ Nigeria’s president has exaggerated the military’s success against Boko Haram, say officials in northern Nigeria in response […]
March 11, 2016

Africa builds expertise in science, tech, engineering, math

By Carley Petesch THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   DAKAR, Senegal _ Evelyn Gitau became hooked on chemistry in high school in Kenya. Alta Schutte remembers nearly losing […]
March 11, 2016

Guyana to boost relief efforts amid worsening drought

  GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ Guyana says it is creating a special task force to improve relief efforts amid a prolonged drought that has shriveled crops across […]
March 11, 2016

Dubai official warns of ‘clash of civilizations’ over Trump

By Jon Gambrell THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DUBAI, United Arab Emirates _ A top security official in Dubai warned Friday of a “clash of civilizations” if U.S. […]
March 11, 2016

Canadian prime minister brings ‘Trudeaumania’ to White House

By Darlene Superville And Rob Gillies THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brought “Trudeaumania” to America on Thursday and the verdict was […]
March 10, 2016

Guyana returns guns to Amerindians for hunting, protection

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ Amerindians in Guyana who turned in their illegal guns under an amnesty program are getting them back to help fend off attacks by […]
March 10, 2016

Stronger US Canada ties on menu for Trudeau Obama talks

By Rob Gillies And Kevin Freking THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promised Thursday to make it easier […]
March 10, 2016

Kenyan man sentenced to death for extremist attack

By Tom Odula THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NAIROBI, Kenya _ A Kenyan court in the coastal city of Mombasa Thursday sentenced to death a suspected extremist for […]
March 9, 2016

Charges withdrawn against Mandela grandson accused of rape

By Lynsey Chutel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ Criminal charges have been withdrawn against one of Nelson Mandela’s grandsons accused of raping a teenage girl, a […]
March 8, 2016

WHO: Sexual transmission of Zika more common than thought

By Jamey Keaten And Maria Cheng THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GENEVA _ Sexual transmission of the Zika virus is more common than previously thought, the World Health […]