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    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...

    Attacks Could Reverse Gains in Congo’s Ebola Fight, says WHO

    By JAMEY KEATEN and KRISTA LARSON Associated Press GENEVA (AP) — Attacks on Ebola treatment centers in eastern Congo threaten to reverse the gains being made against the current outbreak of the deadly virus, the...

    2 Ex-Cops Arrested in Killing of Black Brazilian Politician

    By PETER PRENGAMAN and ANNA JEAN KAISER Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Authorities arrested two former police officers Tuesday in the killing of Rio de Janeiro councilwoman Marielle Franco and her driver, a...

    The Latest: Silent Tribute to Crash Victims at UN Meeting

    By The Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 9:50 p.m. A U.N. official says thousands stood in silent tribute to victims of the Ethiopian Airlines crash at...

    Ethiopian Crash Victims Were Aid Workers, Doctors, Academics

    By The Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. A career ambassador. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian college professor and...

    Ethiopian Airlines Crash Kills 157, Spreads Global Grief

    By ELIAS MESERET and YIDNEK KIRUBEL Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — An Ethiopian Airlines jet faltered and crashed Sunday shortly after takeoff from the country's capital, carving a gash in the earth and...

    No Survivors in Ethiopian Airlines Crash en route to Kenya

    By Elias Meseret, The Associated Press A jetliner carrying 157 people crashed shortly after takeoff from the Ethiopian capital March 10, killing everyone aboard, authorities said. More than 30 nationalities were among the dead. It was not...

    The Latest: Plane Likely Held Major UN Summit Attendees

    By The Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu confirms that two Israeli citizens were among the 157 people killed in...

    Ebola Treatment Center in Congo is Attacked Again; 1 Dead

    By SALEH MWANAMILONGO Associated Press KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Heavily armed assailants again attacked an Ebola treatment center in the heart of eastern Congo's deadly outbreak on Saturday, with one police officer killed and health...

    50-Plus People Missing After Pipeline Explodes in Nigeria

    By HILARY UGURU, Associated Press WARRI, Nigeria (AP) — More than 50 people are missing after a leaking oil pipeline exploded and caused a stampede in southern Nigeria, a local official said Saturday. The blast early...

    Nigeria’s President Is Re-Elected, But Challenger Rejects It

    By CARA ANNA and KHALED KAZZIHA , Associated Press ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's president was declared the clear winner of a second term in Africa's largest democracy early Wednesday, after a campaign in which...
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