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Attacker Drives Van into Barcelona Crowd; 13 Dead, 50 Hurt

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A white van jumped up onto a sidewalk and sped down a pedestrian zone Thursday in Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas...

Zimbabwe President’s Wife Accused of Assault in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was in South Africa on Thursday as his wife faced accusations of assaulting a young model and...

Death Toll Rises Amid Kenya’s Rioting over Disputed Vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's post-election violence worsened Saturday as police used tear gas on a convoy of opposition officials in the capital and...

Boko Haram Extremists Storm Nigeria Village, Killing 7

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Authorities in northern Nigeria say Boko Haram extremists have killed at least seven people in an attack on a village...

Kenya Election Official Tortured, Killed Days Before Vote

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An official crucial to running Kenya's presidential election next week has been found tortured and killed, the electoral commission chairman...

Kenya: Intruder Killed at VP’s Home after 18-Jour Siege

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A lone intruder who managed to enter the home of Kenya's deputy president was killed more than 18 hours after...

14 Dead after Suicide Bombing in Northeastern Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Nigeria say at least 14 people are dead after a suicide bombing blamed on the Boko Haram...

Teens Bond over Shared History of Suffering from Terrorism

WATERVILLE, Maine (AP) — Diana Macharia never knew Sri Lanka was an island shaped like a teardrop when she was growing up in Kenya....

Immigrants Wept, Pleaded for Water and Pounded on the Truck

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas...

Driver Charged in Smuggling-Related Deaths of 10 Immigrants

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in...

Young Black Man Dies During Police Chase, Investigation Launched (VIDEO)

The UK’s police watchdog is investigating whether excessive force was used on a young black man who died after he was wrestled to the...

Two of the Six Burundi Teens Missing from D.C. Tech Competition Found In Canada

Two members of a Burundi robotics team who went missing July 20 after an international competition in Washington, D.C. have been found safe in...