Burkina Faso Mosque Attack Claims 16

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Armed men stormed a mosque in the volatile north of Burkina Faso as worshippers were at prayer, killing 16 people and sending residents fleeing, security sources and locals said Saturday.

The …

Burkina Faso Mosque Attack Claims 16

OUAGADOUGOU, BURKINA FASO - Armed men stormed a mosque in the volatile north of Burkina Faso as worshippers were at prayer, killing 16 people and sending residents fleeing, security sources and locals said Saturday.

The …

Botswana Braces for High-Stakes Election Later This Month

GABORONE, BOTSWANA - Election fever is mounting in Botswana as voters prepare to go to the polls October 23.

Former president Ian Khama has formed a breakaway party following policy differences with his handpicked successor, …

UN Peacekeeper Killed, 4 Wounded in Mali Mine Attack

BAMAKO - A U.N. peacekeeper was killed and four others wounded on Sunday when their vehicle hit an explosive device in northern Mali, the U.N. mission (MINUSMA) said.

The identity of the attackers was not …

UN Peacekeeper Killed, 4 Wounded in Mali Mine Attack

BAMAKO - A U.N. peacekeeper was killed and four others wounded on Sunday when their vehicle hit an explosive device in northern Mali, the U.N. mission (MINUSMA) said.

The identity of the attackers was not …

South Sudan Athlete Trains for World Games in Doha

KAMPALA, UGANDA - Runner William Yach Majok carries a nation's pride on his shoulders as he prepares for the World Athletics Championships, which begin Friday in Doha, Qatar.

The middle-distance runner will be South Sudan's …