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JOHANNESBURG (AP):First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa's many attractions.Trump referred to...

BANJUL (AP):The military intervention looked imminent. West African troops were poised to push into Gambia as Yahya Jammeh, the tiny nation's leader for more than 22 years, refused to cede power after losing elections. President-elect Adama Barrow...

SRINAGAR, India (AP):Tensions have soared along the volatile frontier between India and Pakistan in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, as rival troops shelled villages and border posts for a third day yesterday.Three civilians and two...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) :The South African city of Cape Town announced new water restrictions yesterday to combat drought, saying it was looking more likely that it will have to turn off most taps on 'Day Zero', or April 21.Mayor Patricia de Lille said 60...

BERLIN (AP):German lawmakers have refused to let the nationalist, anti-migration Alternative for Germany party's candidate sit on a parliamentary committee that oversees the country's intelligence services.Alternative for Germany, or AfD, won seats...

MADRID (AP):The smugglers took Rodriguez Tankeu's savings and disappeared, leaving the 25-year-old bewildered near Tripoli, the Libyan capital. The former car mechanic headed to Algeria, where he saw, one by one, all the spots on engine-powered...

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump's use of the terms 'fake news' and 'enemy of the people' is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Senator Jeff Flake said...

BUDAPEST (AP):A new set of laws might tax and possibly sanction Hungarian groups assisting illegal migration which receive foreign funding, Hungary's government said yesterday.Such groups would have to register with the courts, and if they get more...

BERLIN (AP):The chancellors of Germany and Austria glossed over differences on migration yesterday, seeking instead to focus on the need to secure the European Union's external borders and fight the reasons why people flee their homes. Germany was...

KAMPALA (AP):Uganda's government says it is preparing a response to the court challenge filed by a lawyers' association against a new law removing a presidential age limit from the constitution.The change allows 73-year-old President Yoweri Museveni...
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