Rwandan President Paul Kagame was sworn in Friday for a third term in office after a crushing election win that rights groups criticized over irregularities and voter intimidation.
Suspects in Spain's twin terror attacks were preparing an even bigger assault but were thwarted in their plans and forced to act quickly, police said Friday.
The head of an Islamic police brigade deployed by extremists controlling a city in northern Mali in 2012 went on trial Friday accused of cutting off victims' hands and publicly whipping women.
Grenade attacks on two bars killed at least three people and wounded 27 others in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, police and hospital sources said on Friday.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called Germany's ruling politicians "enemies of Turkey" who deserve to be rejected by German-Turkish voters.
Germany will hold a general election on 24 Septe
Massoud Barzani, General Joseph Leonard Fotel discuss fight against ISIL, planned referendum on region’s independence
Turkey’s new military operation in Syria, directed against terrorist organizations, has been prioritized on the day’s agenda
The ANC and its leadership must get back on track and put the country and its people first again, writes NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Finland say they have shot a man in the leg after he was suspected of stabbing several people in the western city of Turku. Finnish broadcaster YLE says several
MAYFIELD, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say a man was wounded in a shooting involving police officers in Kentucky. Police said in a statement that officers from the Mayfield Police Department responded to
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Rev. Francis X. DiLorenzo, who served as bishop of the Diocese of Richmond for 13 years and made a return to conservative values his top priority, has died. He was 75 years
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department says at least one American was killed and one injured in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils, Spain. The department said Friday that diplomats from the U.S.
Truls Gulowsen, head of Greenpeace Norway, disputed the Coast Guard`s right to board the ship and urged Norwegian authorities to be more worried about climate change.
HELSINKI (Reuters) - Several people were stabbed in the Finnish city of Turku, police said on Friday, adding they had shot at and arrested one person.
Port Elizabeth police arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at the Pick n Pay in Linton Grange.
Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens is calling for the resignation of a Missouri legislator who posted on Facebook, 'I hope Trump is assassinated!
KINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say an environmental conservation officer has shot and killed a coyote believed to have attacked a woman walking along a rural New York trail. The Washington Coun
The 59-year-old Kagame, who was re-elected with nearly 99 per cent of the vote, took a swipe at critics who regularly highlight repression and lack of freedoms in the tiny east African nation.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire authorities say they have confirmed the true identity of a suspected serial killer. In January, authorities said that a man who died in a California prison in 201
BOSTON (AP) — Organizers of a counterprotest to what’s being called a free speech rally in Boston say they expect as many as 20,000 to 30,000 people to join them. Boston-area leaders of Black
Sergey Lavrov, Sigmar Gabriel say there is 'no alternative' to political, diplomatic solutions
LOWER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A driver was forced to gun his engine and jump a drawbridge that began rising as he crossed it with his family. Terence Naphys, of West Deptford Township, had paid the t
NEW YORK (AP) — “These are the times that try men’s souls,” was written more than two centuries ago, but given events this week, they could have popped up in any blog or tweet in
PITTSFIELD, Maine (AP) — Maine Gov. Paul LePage has criticized traditional education during the unveiling of a new vocational school, describing classroom teachers as “a dime a dozen.”
ABUJA (Reuters) - More than 100 girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 are ready to return to normal life after being released and receiving psychologi
South Africa is planning to grant diplomatic immunity to Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe, allowing her to return to Harare and avoid prosecution for the alleged assault of a 20-year-old model, a go
The President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan has urged the Turkish population of Germany not to support the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) at the elections
NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Stocks are opening with small losses as a steep slump for farm equipment maker Deere hurts industrial co
MIAMI (AP) — Hunters have killed 500 Burmese pythons during an elimination program in the Florida Everglades. Officials who are overseeing the program tell local news outlets that Miami snake hunte
At least 14 people are dead and more than 100 others are injured following two possible terror attacks in Spain.
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SEATTLE (AP) — Olympic National Park officials say a juvenile gray whale is stranded on a beach in the park. Officials with the park and NOAA Fisheries said Thursday the whale is believed to have b
SHANGHAI/LONDON (Reuters) - Cambridge University Press, one of Britain's most respected academic publishers, has blocked online access in China to hundreds of scholarly articles and book reviews on Ch
The North Gauteng High Court on Friday dismissed former finance minister Pravin Gordhan's application for a declaratory order.