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Kenya Charges Top Officials With Fraud Over New $3B Railway

NAIROBI - A Kenyan court on Monday charged the heads of the agency that manages public land and of the ...


INSIGHT-'Put up and shut up': polygamy breeds poverty for Kenyan women and children

NAIROBI, Aug 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was after 21 years of marriage and six children together that Joyce's ...


Kenyan shilling little changed, activity subdued

NAIROBI, Aug 14 (Reuters) - The Kenyan shilling was little changed against the dollar on Tuesday amid subdued buying activity ...


Africa

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Kenyatta's War on Corruption: Lasting Legacy or Political Theater

NAIROBI - Two top-ranking officials in Kenya were charged with corruption this week in a $3 billion Chinese-built railway project, ...

Danes to Fence German Border to Stop Boars with Swine Fever

COPENHAGEN - Denmark is to erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to keep out wild boars, in ...

New Amnesty International Leader's 1st Move Targets Zimbabwe

JOHANNESBURG - Amnesty International's new leader said Wednesday his first act is writing to Zimbabwe's next president about the disappearance ...

Black Americans Aren't Buying Omarosa's Turn Against Trump

WASHINGTON - For years, Omarosa Manigault Newman stood at Donald Trump's side, making her deeply unpopular with African-Americans who see ...

Malta Lets European Migrant Ship Safely Dock After 4 Days at Sea

The United Nations on Wednesday welcomed Malta's agreement to allow a European rescue ship carrying 141 migrants to dock at ...

Sierra Leone Remembers Mudslide Victims

FREETOWN, SIERRA LEONE - Sierra Leone's President Julius Maada Bio on Tuesday joined dozens of survivors of a mudslide that ...

North Africa

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Malta Lets European Migrant Ship Safely Dock After 4 Days at Sea

The United Nations on Wednesday welcomed Malta's agreement to allow a European rescue ship carrying 141 migrants to dock at ...

Lavish Court Spending in Poor W. Virginia Triggers Scandal

CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA - A $42,000 antique desk. A $32,000 blue suede sectional sofa. A $7,500 inlaid wooden floor map ...

As Forgiveness Sweeps Ethiopia, Some Wonder About Justice

ADDIS ABABA - Ethiopia has released thousands of prisoners as a new prime minister reverses decades of security abuses. No ...

Ebola Death Toll in DRC at 41 as New Drug in Use

BENI, DRC - Forty-one people have died in the latest outbreak of Ebola in DRC, health authorities said on Tuesday, ...

As 5-Year Anniversary of Rabaa Massacre Looms, Egypt Comes Under Fire

HAVANA - As the five-year anniversary of Egypt's Rabaa massacre comes Tuesday, some human rights groups say the country has ...

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Dozens killed in second bus tragedy in three days in Ecuador

QUITO, Ecuador - In what became the second highway tragedy in less than three days in Ecuador, a bus rammed ...


Roadside bomb targets Saudi-backed local Yemeni governor

ADEN, Yemen - A targeting roadside bomb exploded in Yemen's southern city of Aden, targeting the convoy of a local ...


Iran unveils next-generation short-range ballistic missile

TEHRAN, Iran - Amid rising tensions with the U.S., after the country’s President Donald Trump withdrew from the Iran nuclear ...


Patients, staff flee Spanish hospital after it catches fire

MADRID, Spain - A hospital in the Canary Islands was set ablaze by a patient’s relative on Monday night, which ...


Hundreds injured after platform at Spanish festival collapse

MADRID, Spain -  A city in northwestern Spain, which had been hosting a popular annual seaside music festival, witnessed tragedy ...


Largest earthquake ever rocks Alaska’s North Slope

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The National Tsunami Warning Center in Palmer said that Alaska’s North Slope experienced the largest ever earthquake ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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