Burundi parliament opens after disputed pollBurundi's parliament sat for the first time on Monday after President Pierre Nkurunziza won a disputed election last week, with a leading opposition figure taking his seat…
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US mulls LA bid for 2024 Olympics as Boston walks outThe International Olympic Committee said Tuesday it was "confident" the US could find a "strong candidate" to host the 2024 Games, despite Boston pulling out of the contest…
Peru frees children held by Shining Path rebelsAuthorities in Peru rescued 39 people, including 26 children, whom Maoist Shining Path rebels were raising in bondage as future rebel troops, the government said Monday.
New York’s LaGuardia Airport to be rebuiltNew York's LaGuardia Airport, famously likened to a "third world country" by Vice President Joe Biden, is to be rebuilt from the ground up, officials announced Monday.
China shares post biggest drop in eight yearsConcerns over China dominated financial markets on Monday, with the biggest fall in Shanghai shares in eight years driving stock markets and prices of major commodities lower…
Obama challenges Kenya on gay rights, discriminationPresident Barack Obama mixed blunt messages to Kenya's leaders on gay rights, corruption and counterterrorism Saturday with warm reflections on his family ties to a nation that…
Fierce fighting erupts between Chadian army, Boko HaramHeavy fighting pitted the Chadian army on Monday against insurgents from the Nigeria-based Boko Haram group on islands in Lake Chad, security and local sources said.
Obama praises Ethiopia's fight against al Shabaab IslamistsUS President Barack Obama on Monday praised key African ally Ethiopia for its fight against Shebab militants in Somalia, but also challenged Addis Ababa on its democratic record.
French farmers block roads from Spain, GermanyFrench farmers have blocked roads from Spain and Germany to stop foreign products entering the country, in the latest protest against a fall in food prices that has brought them…
Deadly al Shabaab attack strikes Somali hotelSomalia's Shebab insurgents killed at least 13 people Sunday in a suicide bomb attack on a hotel in the capital Mogadishu, a security official said Monday, updating an earlier…
Mexico beat Jamaica 3-1 to lift 7th Gold CupMexico shook off two controversy-laden triumphs to defeat Jamaica 3-1 in Sunday's Gold Cup final, hoisting a record seventh trophy and shrugging off any notion of a tainted title.
Obama marching Israelis to 'door of oven', Huckabee saysWhite House contender Mike Huckabee is warning that President Barack Obama is marching the Israelis to the "door of the oven" by signing off on the nuclear deal struck between…