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  • Tourists stream out of Tunisia after massacre at beach resort

    Tourists stream out of Tunisia after massacre at beach resort
    As hundreds of frightened tourists fled Tunisia on Saturday, the North African country’s leaders announced stringent new security measures in response to a massacre at a popular Mediterranean resort that left at least 38 people dead, nearly two-...
  • Mali: Gunmen attack village near Ivory Coast border

    Gunmen identifying as Islamic extremists attacked and briefly occupied a village in southern Mali near Ivory Coast on Sunday before security forces drove them out, officials said. The attack was the second to be perpetrated in Mali's southern half over...
  • Conservationists to move 7 lions from South Africa to Rwanda

    A conservation group plans to move seven lions from South Africa to a national park in Rwanda, where it says the lion population was wiped out 15 years ago. The five female lions and two males will be transferred beginning Monday to Rwanda's Akagera...
  • Funerals held in Charleston for church shooting victims

    Funerals held in Charleston for church shooting victims
    Speaking at the funerals for three of the victims of a deadly attack on a historic African-American church in South Carolina, eulogizers said Saturday that the lives lost had become a catalyst for change. The services were held for Cynthia Hurd, Tywanza...
  • The Latest: Germany says 1 citizen killed in Tunisia attack

    The latest news from an attack on a beach resort in Tunisia (all times local): ___ 6:30 p.m. Germany's foreign minister says one German citizen has been confirmed killed and another wounded in the attack at a beach resort in Tunisia. Frank-Walter...
  • Tunisia weighs new security approach as tourists flee

    Thousands of tourists fled from Tunisia on Saturday after the country's worst terrorist attack killed 38 people — including 15 Britons — as the government struggles to prevent future jihadi attacks against the all-important tourism sector....
  • Mali: Gunmen attack military camp near Mauritania border

    Gunmen attacked a military camp in western Mali on Saturday, killing three soldiers as residents of a nearby village hid in their homes, officials and witnesses said. The attack began at around 5 a.m. (0500 GMT) at the camp near the village of Nara,...
  • Missing Clinton emails likely to raise new questions

    The State Department cannot find in its records all or part of 15 work-related emails from Hillary Rodham Clinton's private server that were released this week by a House panel investigating the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, officials said. The...
  • Bomber who ran away feeds fears extremists using captives

    A teenage girl strapped with explosives ran away from a crowded mosque this week, killing only herself and cementing suspicions that Boko Haram is using unwilling captives in its terror campaign in northeast Nigeria. The girl took off after her companion...
  • The Latest: At least 5 Britons killed in Tunisia attack

    The latest news from an attack on a beach resort in Tunisia (all times local): ___ 7.20 p.m British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says at least five Britons have been killed in the attack on the Tunisian resort of Sousse. Hammond said the British...
  • Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France

     Dozens killed in attacks in Tunisia, Kuwait and France
    A young man pulled a Kalashnikov from a beach umbrella and sprayed gunfire at European sunbathers at a Tunisian resort, killing at least 39 people — one of three deadly attacks Friday from Europe to North Africa to the Middle East that followed a...