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AP sources: Ogwumike denied by FIBA to play for Nigeria

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LAS VEGAS — Nneka Ogwumike and Elizabeth Williams have been notified by FIBA that their petitions to play for Nigeria in the upcoming Olympics...

2 runners dropped from Kenya Olympic team over doping tests

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Kenya was forced to drop two runners from its Olympic team just over a week before the Tokyo Games because they...

South Africa’s army starts large deployment to restore order

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JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's army has begun deploying 25,000 troops to assist police in quelling the weeklong riots and violence sparked by the imprisonment...

Greek PM stresses border protection, including at sea

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ATHENS, Greece — Greece is “committed to protecting its borders,” including by intercepting people at sea if they are attempting to enter the country...

South Africa deploys 25,000 troops to end week of rioting

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

Ethiopia accuses aid groups of ‘arming’ Tigray fighters

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia’s government has accused humanitarian aid groups working in its war-hit Tigray region of “arming” Tigray fighters and threatened to halt...

South Africa deploys 25,000 troops to end week of rioting

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

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...

‘I came here to fight’: Rare footage of Ethiopia’s Tigray

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MEKELE, Ethiopia — The 16-year-old girl hoped to go to war. Inspired by the sight of resurgent local forces marching in to retake the...