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Africa

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  • South African police arrest thousands in raids

    At around 1 a.m. on Thursday morning, South African police entered a Cape Town neighborhood notorious for gang violence. It was one of several nationwide raids, in response to last month's attacks on foreigners in the country, officials said in a...
  • WHO: Cholera kills 30 Burundi refugees in Tanzanian camp

    A cholera outbreak has killed at least 30 people in a Tanzanian refugee camp for Burundians, a World Health Organization official said Thursday, underscoring the dire circumstances of masses of people who are fleeing political unrest. Cholera is...
  • Connecticut LGBT Film Festival: 10-Plus Movies Over 9 Days

    Connecticut LGBT Film Festival: 10-Plus Movies Over 9 Days
    When Nelson Mandela was elected president of South Africa in 1994, he set in motion the adoption of a new constitution, with an emphasis on equality of rights and opportunities. This openness was not just intended for blacks. It extended to LGBT citizens,...
  • IS affiliate in Egypt vows to attack judges over executions

    The leader of an Islamic State affiliate in Egypt has vowed to kill judges and security forces in retaliation for the execution of six suspected militants earlier this week. Abu Osama el-Masri, the leader of the group calling itself the Sinai Province,...
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices, check websites for details and restrictions: AQUATICA: "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starts at $24 when tickets are purchased online. Aquatica "Any Day" passes start at $37 when...
  • Around the Park: Students follow prize-winning journalist's steps with global bazaar

    Around the Park: Students follow prize-winning journalist's steps with global bazaar
    Through the magic of imagination, St. Martin-in-the-Field Episcopal School preschool students Quinn Kremzner, Skylin Burnett and Presley Davis crossed the Ethiopian border into Djibouti on May 7 at 2:05 p.m. with teacher Karen Wollentin. Passports and...
  • Tunisian gov't: 60 citizens released in Libya, many remain

    A Tunisian official says that around 60 citizens of his country have been released from detention in Libya, leaving more than 100 still under arrest. On Saturday, Tunisia's consul in Tripoli, Brahim Rezgui, said 172 Tunisians had been arrested by the...
  • Asia's migrants: More boat people deserve help from those nearby

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, May 20: It would be easy to think that the situation of the 4,000 Asian migrants on rickety boats near the Myanmar-Bangladesh coast is comparable to those seeking to cross...
  • Embittered, Moroccan leaves family for Islamic State

    Journalists and activists in Morocco during the heady days of the Arab Spring knew Anas Haloui, a slight, serious, wispy-bearded man in his 30s who would bombard them with emails about the plight of jailed Islamists. Unlike many Salafis, as followers...
  • South Sudan: Casualties as UN compound is bombed

    Four civilians, including a woman and a child, were killed on Tuesday when two mortar bombs exploded inside a U.N. compound in the town of Melut in South Sudan's Upper Nile state, the U.N. reported on Wednesday as rebel forces and government troops...
  • AP Source: House panel subpoenas Hillary Clinton confidant

    A longtime confidant of Hillary Rodham Clinton has been subpoenaed to testify before a special House panel investigating the deaths of four Americans at the U.S. diplomatic post in Benghazi, Libya, according to an official familiar with the probe. This...