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  • Bill Clinton hopes to keep working _ whatever Hillary does

    Former U.S. President Bill Clinton made an impassioned appeal Thursday for modern health care in the Ebola-stricken countries of West Africa where his foundation works. He told The Associated Press afterward he hopes to keep working in Africa and...
  • South Africa denies $10-million bribe to secure 2010 FIFA World Cup

    South Africa denies $10-million bribe to secure 2010 FIFA World Cup
    South African Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula on Thursday vehemently denied allegations that South Africa bribed FIFA officials with $10 million to secure soccer’s World Cup in 2010, and accused the United States of going “beyond its borders&...
  • Burundi: Catholic bishops withdraw support for elections

    Catholic Church leaders said on Thursday they no longer support the Burundi government's decision to hold elections next month amid political unrest over President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term. The European Union also said it was suspending...
  • FIFA corruption investigation details rate cards for bribery

    FIFA corruption investigation details rate cards for bribery
    The Justice Department on Wednesday unsealed its 165-page indictment alleging widespread corruption of top officials in FIFA, soccer's world governing body. The case offers tantalizing allegations of what amounts to the current bribery rates for...
  • South Africa's 2010 WCup bid implicated in corruption probe

    When South Africa won the right to host Africa's first World Cup, it was seen as a heartwarming reward for Nelson Mandela and a country that had shaken off decades of apartheid. Today, the picture seems very different. The image of South Africa's...
  • Sudan refused aid to injured peacekeeper, who died, UN says

    A new U.N. report says Sudan's government "refused to allow" an emergency medical evacuation for an injured peacekeeper who died the same day, the latest sign of worsening relations as Sudan's president wants the mission out of the country. The...
  • Paris leaders want fast expulsion of migrants from tent camp

    In the shadow of the famed Sacre Coeur basilica, hundreds of migrants have poured into a makeshift tent camp on a bridge over Eurostar train tracks to Britain — the country that many see as a cherished final destination. After many agonizing...
  • Burundi urges citizens to donate money to pay for elections

    Burundi's government is asking Burundians to donate money to pay for elections as some foreign donors warn of aid cuts if President Pierre Nkurunziza runs for a third term, a presidential spokesman said Wednesday. Demonstrators were in the streets...
  • Ethiopia: Partial results show ruling coalition in huge win

    Ethiopia's ruling coalition won a sweeping victory in parliamentary elections, according to partial results released Wednesday. Western countries said the vote was peaceful but criticized what they described as restrictions on civil liberties. Early...
  • Many UN council members want Burundi elections postponed

    The United Nations Security Council president says "the predominant opinion" of members is that Burundi's elections should not take place as scheduled in late June. Lithuania's U.N. Ambassador Raimonda Murmokaite, who leads the council this month, said...
  • Int'l court case against Ivory Coast ex-1st lady admissible

    International Criminal Court appeals judges upheld a ruling Wednesday that the court can prosecute Ivory Coast's former first lady on charges including murder and rape linked to violence that left 3,000 people dead after the country's disputed 2010...