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5 Dead in Vehicle, Knife Attack at British Parliament

LONDON (AP) — A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into...

The Latest: Multiple Incidents Near UK Parliament

(Updated-3/22/2017) LONDON (AP) — The Latest on reports of an incident outside Britain's parliament (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh suspended its...

UN Report: South Sudan Experiencing Genocide & Ethnic Cleansing

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A new United Nations report describes South Sudan as teetering on the edge of genocide and experiencing ethnic cleansing, a...

Report: African Women Ahead as Lawmakers, But Face Violence

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — African women have made significant progress including higher female participation in many legislatures than in Britain and the United States...

Somalia: 110 Dead from Hunger in Past 48 Hours in Drought

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's prime minister said Saturday that 110 people have died from hunger in the past 48 hours in a single...

Two-Time Haitian President Rene Preval Dies

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Rene Preval, the only democratically elected president of Haiti to win and complete two terms, has died at age 74. Current...

Rwandan Man Involved in 1994 Genocide Gets 15-Year Sentence

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — A Rwandan man who lied to gain entry into the U.S. after helping slaughter scores of people during his...

Maryland Woman Detained in Gambia Returns to US

FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman imprisoned last year while visiting her native Gambia is back with her family in the United States. News...

Brazil’s Carnival Kicks off with Parades and Street Parties

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Revelers all over Brazil were getting Carnival celebrations started Friday, taking to the streets to dance samba, drink beer...

Famine Declared in Part of South Sudan, 1 Million on Brink of Starvation

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Famine has been declared in two counties of South Sudan, according to an announcement by the South Sudan government and...

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...