Africa

25,000 troops deployed to quell South Africa riots, 117 dead

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's army began deploying 25,000 troops Thursday to assist police in quelling weeklong riots sparked by the imprisonment of former President...

25,000 troops deployed to quell South Africa riots, 117 dead

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's army began deploying 25,000 troops Thursday to assist police in quelling weeklong riots sparked by the imprisonment of former President...

Lithuania struggles with migrant flood opened by Belarus

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VEREBIEJAI, Lithuania — Mustafa Hussein Hamad kicked a dirty ball between two old tires in the schoolyard where he spends most of his time....

The Weeknd and BTS hope to raise billions for Global Citizen

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NEW YORK — The Weeknd, BTS and Billie Eilish will take part in Global Citizen Live, a 24-hour event on Sept. 21 that's intended...

Rioting, looting continues in South Africa, deaths up to 32

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's rioting continued Tuesday with the death toll rising to 32 as police and the military struggle to quell the looting...

‘Purely ethnic profiling’: New wave of Tigrayans detained

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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Witnesses say thousands of Tigrayans are being detained and their businesses closed in cities across Ethiopia in a new wave...

6 dead in South Africa riots over jailing of ex-leader Zuma

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JOHANNESBURG — Six people have been killed and 219 arrested amid escalating violence during rioting that broke out following the imprisonment of South Africa's...

South Africa ramps up vaccine drive, too late for this surge

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JOHANNESBURG — Some in wheelchairs, others on canes, hundreds of South Africans waited recently on the ramps of an open-air Johannesburg parking garage to...

South Africa ramps up vaccine drive, too late for this surge

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JOHANNESBURG — Some in wheelchairs, others on canes, hundreds of South Africans waited recently on the ramps of an open-air Johannesburg parking garage to...

Egypt court upholds life sentence for 10 Islamists

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Cairo — Egypt's highest appeals court upheld on Sunday the sentencing of ten leaders of Egypt’s outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, including the group's head, to...