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Paris Protesters Decry Police Abuse; Some Clash with Police

PARIS (AP) — Paris police sprayed tear gas at bottle-throwing demonstrators on the margins of a rally Saturday meant to support a young black...

Gangs of French Youth Clash with Police in Paris Suburb

PARIS (AP) — A peaceful demonstration protesting the alleged rape of a Black youth by police has degenerated, with small groups setting at least...

Zimbabwe to US Critics: ‘Go and Hang on a Banana Tree’

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — U.S. critics of Zimbabwe's human rights record "can go and hang on a banana tree," a Zimbabwean official said in...

Report: At least 13,000 Hanged in Syrian Prison Since 2011

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian authorities have killed at least 13,000 people since the start of the 2011 uprising in mass hangings at a prison...

Refugees: A world Away from Loved Ones, Anxious and in Limbo

President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees from certain countries has brought stress, desperation, worry and confusion to a number of families in the...

6 Counts of Murder for Quebec Mosque Attack Suspect

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — A French Canadian known for far-right, nationalist views was charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts...

Nigerian Gunmen Attack Convoy on Northeast Highway, 7 Killed

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Gunmen believed to be Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamic extremists attacked a convoy of motorists along a recently secured highway, killing...

Throngs Cheer New President’s Triumphant Return to Gambia

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — President Adama Barrow returned triumphantly to Gambia on Thursday, nearly two months after winning an election disputed by the country's...

Official: 236 Dead at Refugee Camp Mistakenly Bombed by Nigeria’s Air Force

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The death toll from the bombing of a refugee camp by Nigeria's air force has climbed to 236, a local...

In Zimbabwe, Losing Husband Can Mean ‘Losing Everything’

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — For many Zimbabwean women, the death of a husband means much more than losing a spouse. What follows is usually a...

Gambia’s Ex-Leader Made off with Millions, Luxury Cars

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Exiled Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh stole millions of dollars in his final weeks in power, plundering the state coffers and...

Official: Nigeria Mistakenly Bombs Camp, Kills More Than 100

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday,...