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Over 1,000 feared dead after cyclone slams into Mozambique

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the... read more »

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Anguished families of crash victims find nothing to bury

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — It was too much to bear. She feared she would have nothing of her loved one,... read more »

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Airlines ground Boeing jet after plane crashes in Ethiopia

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — Airlines in Ethiopia, China, Indonesia and elsewhere grounded the Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliner Monday after... read more »

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Ethiopian crash victims were aid workers, doctors, academics

They worked to bring food to the hungry, medicine to the sick and clean water to people living in areas... read more »

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Ethiopian Airlines crash kills 157, spreads global grief

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian Airlines jet faltered and crashed Sunday shortly after takeoff from the country’s capital,... read more »

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Death toll in Nairobi attack climbs to 21, plus 5 attackers

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The death toll from an extremist attack on a luxury hotel and shopping complex in Nairobi... read more »

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Al-Shabab’s former No. 2 leader runs for office in Somalia

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The normal-looking campaign rally in Somalia’s capital this month was anything but. Dozens of people in... read more »

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Zimbabwe’s political crisis deepens after disputed election

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The ruling party and the main opposition group both declared Thursday they won Zimbabwe’s presidential election... read more »

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Riots shake Zimbabwean capital as election results delayed

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Rioting erupted Wednesday in Zimbabwe’s capital as opposition supporters clashed with police and army troops over... read more »

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Rescue group: Libya left migrants to die in Mediterranean

MADRID (AP) — A migrant aid group has accused Libya’s coast guard of abandoning three people in the Mediterranean Sea,... read more »

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Africa’s iconic baobab trees dying off at alarming rate

CROOKS CORNER, South Africa (AP) — Africa’s ancient baobab, with its distinctive swollen trunk and known as the “tree of... read more »

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3 killed in attack on West African counterterror force’s HQ

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A car packed with explosives detonated at the headquarters of a new, five-nation West African counterterror... read more »

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South Sudan’s warring sides agree to permanent cease-fire

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan’s warring parties on Wednesday agreed to a permanent cease-fire to take effect in... read more »

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Algeria abandons 13,000 migrants in the Sahara in waves

ASSAMAKA, Niger (AP) — From this isolated frontier post deep in the sands of the Sahara, the expelled migrants can... read more »

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Israel warns Gazans to avoid border in Friday protest

KIBBUTZ NAHAL OZ, Israel (AP) — The Israeli military on Thursday said it dropped leaflets across the Gaza Strip, warning... read more »

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Israel hits dozens of Iranian targets in Syria after barrage

BEIRUT (AP) — The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked nearly all of Iran’s military installations in neighboring Syria... read more »

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Rare dinosaur discovery in Egypt could signal more finds

MANSOURA, Egypt (AP) — A skeleton has been unearthed in Egypt’s Western Desert, whose ancient sands have long helped preserve... read more »

Angelina Jolie with daughters Zahara (left) and Shiloh at the 2015 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards. Her daughter, Zahara was adopted from Ethopia back in 2005 when she was six months old.
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Ethiopia bans foreign adoptions

Ethiopia is one of the biggest source countries for international adoptions by US citizens, accounting for about 20% of the... read more »