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    Looting Follows Protests in Haitian Capital

    By The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Looters are pillaging burned and vandalized shops in Haiti's capital following two days of violent protests over the government's attempt to raise fuel prices. Journalists have seen young...

    Protesters Riot at Best Western Hotel in Haiti’s Capital

    By The Associated Press PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Demonstrators have attacked a Best Western Premiere hotel in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods of Haiti's capital. A journalist from The Associated Press reports seeing about several hundred...

    Mali’s Presidential Campaigns Begin Under Extremist Threat

    By The Associated Press BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Campaigning for the July 29 presidential election has begun in Mali as the deadly threat from extremists linked to al-Qaida and the Islamic State group becomes a...

    D.C. Girls Represent America In Street Child World Cup in Moscow

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO FIFA World Cup frenzy may be fading for male stars after the tournament ends next weekend; but it’s just heating up for nine teenage girls from D.C....

    Ndaba Mandela’s Memoir Reveals Lessons Learned from Madiba

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO "Always stay humble. Be a leader. Don’t drive a Jaguar because you don’t want people to know how wealthy you are." Those are some of the critical lessons...

    Nigeria: ‘Deeply Unfortunate Killings’ as 86 Reported Dead

    By The Associated Press LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's presidency late Sunday announced  "deeply unfortunate killings across a number of communities" in central Plateau State as one report cited police as saying 86 people were...

    Zimbabwe Leader Calls Assassination Attempt ‘Cowardly Act’

    By FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's president was unscathed Saturday by an explosion at a campaign rally that state media called an attempt to assassinate him, later visiting his two injured...

    UK Service Celebrates ‘Windrush Generation’ From Caribbean

    By The Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May joined more than 2,000 people at London's Westminster Abbey on Friday to celebrate the contribution of immigrants from the Caribbean, 70 years to...

    Racist Tropes on Ramadan TV Anger Black Arabs

    By The Associated Press DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In an attempt to capitalize on what's become a ratings bonanza for Arabic satellite channels during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, two comedies struck...

    1 Dead After Attack at Huge Rally for Ethiopia’s New PM

    By ELIAS MESERET, Associated Press ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support...

    Lawmaker Warns Russian Women to Avoid Sex With World Cup Tourists

    By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor A Russian lawmaker made headlines recently after advising Russia women not to have sex with foreign tourists visiting the country for the World Cup games. According to reports, Tamara Pletnyova, head...

    Dennis Rodman Still Salty Over Obama and North Korea

    By Perry Green, AFRO Sports Editor, [email protected] Dennis Rodman broke down in tears during an emotionally dramatic interview with CNN on June 11, where the former NBA star bashed former President Barrack Obama for not taking North...

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