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
The ANC and its leadership must get back on track and put the country and its people first again, writes NEC member Lindiwe Sisulu.
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!
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.
Sergey Lavrov, Sigmar Gabriel say there is 'no alternative' to political, diplomatic solutions
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
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.
HONOLULU - A smartphone-controlled car rental service is coming to Honolulu.
The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported (http://bit.ly/2xatEYp ) Thursday that Servco Pacific Inc. and Toyota have partnered
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minneapolis City Council is voting on naming a new police chief in the wake of last month’s fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman by an officer responding to he
NAIROBI (Reuters) - As disputes raged over the presidential results from Kenya's election last week, a little-noticed democratic revolution blossomed in the layer of government directly underneath.
NEEDHAM, Mass. - Gunnar Birkerts, an internationally acclaimed modernist architect who designed buildings including the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, the Corning Museum of Glass in Corning, New
Syria's official SANA news agency also reported that Okayrbat had been encircled
NEW YORK (AP) — Tiny Fey has returned to “Weekend Update” on “Saturday Night Live” to discuss the violence surrounding a white nationalist rally near her alma mater’s
Grenade attacks on two bars killed at least three people and wounded 27 others in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura.
Come September, the reality may hit that prospects for sweeping US tax cuts have stalled
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BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's army and its allies have encircled an Islamic State (IS) pocket in central Syria after a series of advances in the desert region, state media, a Hezbollah military media uni
The mother of a woman who was killed while demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, has said she will not speak to President Donald Trump because of comments he ma
Justice Minister Michael Masutha appealed a North Gauteng High Court decision last year setting aside his refusal to grant Walus parole.
Suspected members of Somalia's Al-Shabaab Islamist group beheaded at least three men overnight in an attack on a Kenyan village, authorities said on Friday, a month after nine were killed in a similar
The Chinese authorities had ordered the publishing house to censor more than 300 articles related to sensitive issues or its site risked being shut down.