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KINSHASA, Congo — The leader of Congo's main opposition party returned to the country Wednesday after two years away for medical reasons and as...

MILAN — An Italian judge has indicted the Eni oil company, former CEO Paolo Scaroni and eight others on a charge of bribing an...

KIGALI, Rwanda — Members of the youth wing of Burundi's ruling party have gang-raped women and girls related to people accused of opposing President...

CAIRO — In a rebuke to the Egyptian government, the top religious scholars of Egypt's Al-Azhar have rejected new government measures to standardize Friday...

KIGALI, Rwanda — The family of a Burundian journalist who was arrested last week, reportedly by the country's National Intelligence Service, said Wednesday it...

HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe's 92-year-old president on Wednesday said the longtime loyalists who turned against him last week should face "severe" punishment, and he...

CAIRO — Egypt is in the "final stages" of negotiating an agreement with the International Monetary Fund to secure a $12 billion loan over...

MOGADISHU, Somalia — The al-Shabab extremist group says one of the two suicide car bombers who struck in Somalia's capital on Tuesday was a...

JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudanese government soldiers raped dozens of ethnic Nuer women and girls last week just outside a United Nations camp...

ISTANBUL — Turkey was riding high in 2010, casting its brand of Islamic piety, Western-style democracy and economic growth as a regional model amid...

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