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    On Cyclone-Shattered Island in Mozambique, Shock and Debris

    By Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, The Associated Press Cyclone Kenneth in northern Mozambique ripped the island of Ibo apart. Nearly a week after the storm roared in, Associated Press journalists found widespread devastation. The aerial approach to the island...

    In South Sudan, Midwives Bring Down Deaths Despite the Odds

    By SAM MEDNICK Associated Press JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — Seated in a stifling hallway in South Sudan's main hospital, the midwife recounted the day she watched a young mother bleed to death after giving...

    Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Might be Declared Global Emergency

    By JAMEY KEATEN and MARIA CHENG Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — A top Red Cross official said Friday he's "more concerned than I have ever been" about the possible regional spread of the Ebola virus...

    International Court Judges Reject Afghanistan Investigation

    By MIKE CORDER Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — In a decision decried as a "devastating blow for victims," International Criminal Court judges on Friday rejected a request by the court's prosecutor to open an investigation...

    Sudanese Army Says it Holds President, Won’t Extradite Him

    By MAGGIE MICHAEL Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — The Sudanese army will not extradite deposed President Omar al-Bashir but will put him on trial at home, the military said Friday as it defended its seizure...

    Mozambique Cholera Cases Jump to 139 a Day After Outbreak

    By CARA ANNA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Cholera cases in Mozambique among survivors of a devastating cyclone have shot up to 139, officials said, as nearly 1 million vaccine doses were rushed to the...

    Study: Many in Ebola Outbreak Don’t Believe Virus is Real

    By KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — One out of four people interviewed in eastern Congo last year believed Ebola wasn't real, according to a new study, underscoring the enormous challenges health care...

    New Zealand’s Darkest Day: 36 Minutes of Terror

    By NICK PERRY, KRISTEN GELINEAU and JULIET WILLIAMS Associated Press CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — On March 15, New Zealand changed. Some are calling it a loss of innocence, a reminder that distance doesn't bring...

    Ethiopians Hold Mass Funeral Ceremony for Crash Victims

    By ELIAS MESERET Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Thousands mourned the Ethiopian plane crash victims on Sunday, accompanying 17 empty caskets draped in the national flag through the streets of the capital as...

    Fresh Rallies Against al-Bashir as Sudan Secures $300M Loans

    By SAMY MAGDY Associated Press CAIRO (AP) — Hundreds of Sudanese took part in anti-government protests in the capital and other cities on Sunday as the government announced it had secured $300 million in loans...

    Cyclone Idai Hits Mozambique, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Killing 140

    By FARAI MUTSAKA Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi have been hit by a vicious cyclone that has killed nearly 150 people, left hundreds more missing and stranded tens of thousands...

    Grieving Families Given Earth From Ethiopian Crash Site

    By ELIAS MESERET and ANGELA CHARLTON Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — As investigators in Paris started studying the cockpit voice recorder of the crashed Ethiopian Airlines jet Saturday, grieving family members were given...

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