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INTERNATIONAL

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More than 58,000 Haitians Refugees Granted Temporary Reprieve

Following Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly’s recent decision to extend immigration benefits for Haitians residing in the U.S. under a Temporary Protected...

Freed Nigerian Schoolgirls Finally Reunited with Families after 3 Years

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunited with their families Saturday...

Nigeria Identifies 82 Freed Chibok Girls; Parents Await Word

Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian newspapers published the names Monday of 82 Chibok schoolgirls set free three years after being kidnapped by Islamic extremists, but...

Nigerian President ‘Delighted’ to Meet Newly Freed 82 Chibok Schoolgirls

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari expressed joy at meeting Sunday with the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed after being held captive...

Author and Conservationist Kuki Gallmann Shot in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Italian-born author and conservationist Kuki Gallmann was shot at her Kenyan ranch and airlifted for treatment after herders invaded...

Italy Plucks 2,000 Migrants from the Mediterranean Sea

ROME (AP) — Italian rescue ships have plucked some 2,000 migrants from unseaworthy smugglers' boats off the coast of Libya, with hundreds of them...

As Famine in Africa Looms, US Senators Seek More Efficient Food Aid

BIDI BIDI CAMP, Uganda (AP) — As President Donald Trump seeks to cut foreign aid under the slogan of "America First," two U.S. senators...

Shame of the U.N.

Janila Jean said she was a 16-year-old virgin living in Jacmel, Haiti when a U.N. peacekeeper from Brazil raped her at gunpoint and left...

Bring Back Our Girls’ Group to Nigeria Government: Obtain Release of the Chibok Girls

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Nigeria's government must speedily negotiate the release of 195 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls held by Boko Haram Islamic extremists for nearly three...

Paris Exhibition Explores Racism Amid Tensions in France

PARIS (AP) — A UNESCO-backed Paris exhibition exploring the psychology behind racism aims to shed light on why racist acts in France are on...

Worst Humanitarian Crisis Hits as Trump Slashes Foreign Aid

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine,...

London Attacker Cheerful, Joking on Eve of Deadly Rampage

BIRMINGHAM, England (AP) — Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with...