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The Latest: 115 reported dead after attack on Malian villageA group representing ethnic Peulhs in central Mali says the provisional death toll from morning militia attack has risen to 115
The Associated Press14 hours ago
A police vehicle drives past wreckage after a suicide car bomb attack on a government building in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, March 23, 2019.  Al-Shabab gunmen stormed the government building after a suicide car bombing, killing at least five people including the country's deputy labor minister, police said, in the latest attack by Islamic extremist fighters in the Horn of Africa nation. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Extremists attack Somalia govt office, minister among 5 deadSomalia security forces beat back attack on government building by Islamic extremists that leaves 5 dead, 10 wounded
The Associated Press15 hours ago
In this photo taken Friday, March 22, 2019, women wait for the funeral of 17-year-old Agreement Munanga, who died last Friday after Cyclone Idai caused mudslides in Chimanimani, Zimbabwe. As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed. (AP Photo/KB Mpofu)
Tens of thousands in southern Africa need help after cycloneA second week has begun of efforts to find and help scores of thousands of people after Cyclone Idai devastated parts of southern Africa
The Associated Press15 hours ago
115 reported dead after attack on central Malian villageA group representing ethnic Peulhs in central Mali says the provisional death toll from morning militia attack is now 115 dead
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Somalia police: At least 5 people, including deputy labor minister, killed in attack by Islamic extremistsSomalia police: At least 5 people, including deputy labor minister, killed in attack by Islamic extremists
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Somali government soldiers run to take positions during ongoing fighting with gunmen, after a suicide car bomb attack on a government building in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, March 23, 2019. Al-Shabab gunmen stormed into the government building following a suicide car bombing at the gates on Saturday, a police officer said, in the latest attack by Islamic extremist fighters in the Horn of Africa nation. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
The Latest: Somali forces end attack by Islamic extremistsA Somali police officer says the security forces have ended a siege by Islamic militants of a government building in the Somali capital
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Explosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu, scene of many deadly attacks by Islamic extremistsExplosion heard in Somali capital Mogadishu, scene of many deadly attacks by Islamic extremists
The Associated Press1 day ago
People pass through a section of the road damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nhamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Friday March, 22, 2019. As flood waters began to recede in parts of Mozambique on Friday, fears rose that the death toll could soar as bodies are revealed. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
'Brace ourselves': Cyclone death toll tops 600 in AfricaWith the flooding easing in parts of Mozambique, fears are rising that the waters could yield up many more bodies
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo a worker walks next to a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane parked at Boeing Field in Seattle. U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 last week and a Lion Air jet in October. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
The Latest: Ethiopian airline defends pilots' trainingEthiopian Airlines says its pilots went through all the extra training required by Boeing and the U.S. aviation regulator to fly the 737 Max 8 jet that crashed this month, killing all 157 passengers
The Associated Press2 days ago
FILE- In this March 14, 2019, file photo a worker walks next to a Boeing 737 MAX 8 airplane parked at Boeing Field in Seattle. U.S. prosecutors are looking into the development of Boeing's 737 Max jets, a person briefed on the matter revealed Monday, the same day French aviation investigators concluded there were "clear similarities" in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Max 8 last week and a Lion Air jet in October. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
Boeing to make safety feature standard on troubled Max jetsBoeing will make standard on its troubled new airliner a safety feature that might have helped the crew of a jet that crashed shortly after takeoff last year in Indonesia
The Associated Press2 days ago
Motorcycles pass through a section of a bridge damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nyamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Thursday March, 21, 2019. Some hundreds are dead, many more still missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding across the region including Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The Latest: Cyclone Idai death toll rises to over 550A week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding was still raging Thursday as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations
The Associated Press2 days ago
Motorcycles pass through a section of road damaged by Cyclone Idai in Nyamatanda about 50 kilometres from Beira, in Mozambique, Thursday March, 21, 2019. Some hundreds are dead, many more still missing and thousands at risk from massive flooding across the region including Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Death toll from cyclone surpasses 500 in southern AfricaA week after Cyclone Idai lashed southern Africa, flooding was still raging Thursday as torrential rains caused a dam to overflow in Zimbabwe, threatening riverside populations.
The Associated Press2 days ago
South Sudan spends millions on cars, homes instead of peaceSouth Sudan spends millions on cars, home renovations instead of peace, internal reports show
The Associated Press2 days ago
Soldiers and paramedics carry injured survivors from a helicopter in Chimanimani about 600 kilometres south east of Harare, Zimbabwe, Tuesday, March, 19, 2019.  According to the government, Cyclone Idai has killed more than 100 people in Chipinge and Chimanimani and according to residents the figures could be higher because the hardest hit areas are still inaccesible.  Some hundreds are dead, many more are missing, and some thousands at risk from the massive flooding in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe caused by Cyclone Idai.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Foreign aid begins flowing to cyclone-hit southern AfricaEmergency relief starts flowing to east African countries struck by flooding from Cyclone Idai
The Associated Press3 days ago
Flooding in Sofala Province in Mozambique.;
'There is death all over': Cyclone Idai toll rises above 300Mozambique mourns as Cyclone Idai's toll rises above 300; hundreds of thousands still at risk
The Associated Press3 days ago
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