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Hurricane Irma Exposes Racial Tensions on Smashed St. Martin

MARIGOT, St. Martin (AP) — In the chaotic days after Hurricane Irma smashed St. Martin, the storm also exposed simmering racial tensions on the...

BP South Africa Appoints First Black Female CEO

JOHANNESBURG – BP Southern Africa (BPSA) on Monday appointed chartered accountant Priscillah Mabelane as its new chief executive. Mabelane is the first woman in the...

Kenya’s Supreme Court Throws Out President Uhuru Kenyatta’s Re-Election Victory

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election victory last month was thrown out Friday by Kenya's Supreme Court, which ordered new voting within...

German Prosecutor Expects to Charge Nurse with Possible 84 or More Patient Killings

BERLIN (AP) — German officials expect to bring new charges against a nurse already serving a life sentence for two murders after determining that...

South Africa Case is Opening Doors to Grim Apartheid Deaths

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Room 1026 of Johannesburg's Central Police Station looks like any mid-century office in need of a fresh coat of paint:...

2 White South Africans Convicted in Coffin Assault Case

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Two White South Africans accused of forcing a Black man into a coffin and threatening to set him on fire have...

New Exhibit at UK’s International Slavery Museum Focus’ on Abolition of Slavery

The International Slavery Museum in Liverpool, England, is honoring its 10th anniversary with a new exhibit that tells slaves’ personal stories and explores the...

Grace Mugabe Returns to Zimbabwe Despite Assault Claim

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from South Africa on Sunday despite calls that she be prosecuted...

Attacker Drives Van into Barcelona Crowd; 13 Dead, 50 Hurt

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas...

Zimbabwe President’s Wife Accused of Assault in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was in South Africa on Thursday as his wife faced accusations of assaulting a young model and...

Death Toll Rises Amid Kenya’s Rioting over Disputed Vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's post-election violence worsened Saturday as police used tear gas on a convoy of opposition officials in the capital and...

Boko Haram Extremists Storm Nigeria Village, Killing 7

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Authorities in northern Nigeria say Boko Haram extremists have killed at least seven people in an attack on a village...