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NAIROBI Kenya’s high court on Tuesday temporarily lifted a government curb on protests in three main cities, until a full hearing can be held on...

NYANYADZI (Zimbabwe) In this drought-prone region of eastern Zimbabwe, relying on rain to grow crops no longer makes sense. That’s one reason Joseph Zviuya, a small-scale...

BAGHDAD/KIRKUK Iraqi government forces captured the Kurdish-held city of Kirkuk on Monday, responding to a Kurdish vote on independence with a bold lightning strike that...

RAQA (Syria) Once the last Daish group fighters are ousted from Syria’s Raqa, the unconventional forces battling the militants say they’ll have batteries and masking...

N’DJAMENA In a dusty alleyway in Chad’s capital, veiled women sell peanuts laid out on handkerchiefs and children bring home firewood on donkeys, as if...

MOGADISHU More than 300 people were killed by twin bomb explosions in Mogadishu, an official said on Monday, as locals packed hospitals in search of...

NAIROBI Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in the capital during a crackdown following elections in August, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said...

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM A new legislation will be proposed in Israeli to shield future prime ministers from investigations while in office, an official said on Monday,...

BAGHDAD Kurdish Peshmerga fighters rejected a warning from an Iraqi paramilitary force to withdraw from a strategic junction south of Kirkuk, which controls the access...

BEIJING Chinese leader Xi Jinping is expected to tighten his grip on power at a Communist Party conclave this week, cementing his stature as the...