Tag: Central Africa

Chad says Libya fighters risk undermining terrorism fight

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UNITED NATIONS — Chad’s deputy foreign minister warned the U.N. Security Council on Tuesday that mercenaries and foreign fighters from Libya are crossing into...

Jury picked for man’s trial in 2018 slaying of Iowa student

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Attorneys on Tuesday completed selection of a jury for the first-degree murder trial of the farm laborer charged with fatally...

Aaron Judge homers again, Yankees beat Orioles 8-2

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BALTIMORE — Aaron Judge homered for the third time in two games, Domingo Germán had another stellar outing at Camden Yards and the New...

Bogaerts, Dalbec homer, Red Sox roll to 8-1 win over A’s

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BOSTON — Xander Bogaerts and Bobby Dalbec each hit a two-run home run, and the Boston Red Sox avoided a sweep with an 8-1...

French man arrested in Central African Republic

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BANGUI, Central African Republic — Police have arrested a French national accused of supporting rebels in volatile Central African Republic after discovering a cache...

Vaccine deserts: Some countries have no COVID-19 jabs at all

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N'DJAMENA, Chad — At the small hospital where Dr. Oumaima Djarma works in Chad's capital, there are no debates over which coronavirus vaccine is...

Congo declares end to latest Ebola outbreak in nation’s east

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KINSHASA, Congo — Congo has declared an end to the latest Ebola outbreak that killed six people in its east. ...

Chad military council announces key ministerial posts

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N'DJAMENA, Chad — Chad's transitional military council pressed ahead Monday with solidifying its hold on power after announcing a new government over the weekend...

Black candidate challenges political status quo in Spain

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MADRID — Two young Senegalese men met on a Europe-bound migrant boat in 2006, a year that saw a record influx of Africans to...

Mourners hold protester funerals in Chad’s tense capital

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N'DJAMENA, Chad — Hundreds of chanting mourners carrying Chadian flags gathered Saturday to bury some victims who shot dead this week during demonstrations against...