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    At Scene of South Sudan Mass Rape, ‘No One Could Hear Me’

    By SAM MEDNICK, Associated Press NHIALDIU, South Sudan (AP) — Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were...

    Nobel Peace Winners Demand Action Against Sex Abuse

    By DAVID KEYTON, Associated Press OSLO, Norway (AP) — One of the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says the attention the prize has drawn to sexual violence against women in war zones must...

    Concert Stampede in Italy Leaves 6 Dead, Over 50 Hurt

    By DIANA MALTAGLIATI and FRANCES D'EMILIO, Associated Press CORINALDO, Italy (AP) — Teenagers panicked before a rap concert at a jammed Italian disco, setting off a stampede that killed five of them and a mother who...

    Supplies Low For Shelters Helping Migrants as Holidays Near

    By RUSSELL CONTRERAS, Associated Press LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — An exhausted Alonzo Juan Jose sat still on a cot inside a shelter in southern New Mexico. For six days, the 24-year-old migrant from Huehuetenango, Guatemala,...

    Oprah Offers Rousing Tribute to Mandela in S. Africa Visit

    By CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oprah Winfrey on Thursday delivered a rousing tribute to Nelson Mandela, a century after he was born, and urged the youth of South Africa and beyond to overcome...

    Congo’s Ebola Outbreak Now 2nd Largest in History, WHO Says

    By CARA ANNA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak is now the second largest in history, behind the devastating West Africa outbreak that killed thousands a few years ago, the World Health Organization...

    Africans Played Key, Often Unheralded, Role in World War I

    By ANDREW MELDRUM, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Amid the fanfare marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, little has been said about crucial participants in the conflict: Africans. More than 1 million...

    In South Sudan, a New Approach in Ending Child Soldiers’ Use

    By SAM MEDNICK, Associated Press JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — After coming face to face with "unpredictable" gun-waving children almost 25 years ago, the former commander of the failed U.N. peacekeeping mission during the Rwandan...

    Zimbabwe’s Mugabe No Longer Able to Walk, President Says

    By FARAI MUTSAKA, Associated Press HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's 94-year-old former president Robert Mugabe is no longer able to walk as his health declines, his successor said Saturday. President Emmerson Mnangagwa told ruling party supporters...

    With Child Coming, It’s Off to the Suburbs for Harry, Meghan

    By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Like many a couple before them, Prince Harry and his wife Meghan are moving to the suburbs ahead of the anticipated birth of their first child. Officials said...

    Tutu Awards Prize to US School Shooting Survivors

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A group of young Americans who campaigned against gun violence after surviving a deadly shooting at their Florida school have received a prize from former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu. Tutu said...

    Central African Republic Militia Leader Appears at ICC

    By MIKE CORDER, Associated Press THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Central African Republic militia leader and lawmaker who goes by the nickname Rambo told the International Criminal Court on Friday he was beaten and...
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