Category Archives: World

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Burundi leader makes first appearance since failed coup

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza made his first appearance since an attempted coup, warning of a threat from Islamist Shebab militants & sending a clear message he is in charge of…

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Burundi leader makes first appearance since coup bid

Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday made his first appearance since an attempted coup, looking relaxed & sending a clear message he was back in charge of the central African…

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Egypt executes 6 tried by military court as bombs wound 2

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt executed six men Sunday convicted by a military court over a gunfight last year at a suspected bomb factory, as explosives planted outside of courthouses wounded…

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Morsi verdict alarms US, experts see 'war' on Brotherhood

The United States expressed alarm Sunday at death sentences for Egypt's ousted president Mohamed Morsi & dozens of others, a verdict experts called a declaration of "total war" on his…

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Ghana's movie stars lead protest march against power cuts

ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — Ghana's movie stars have joined blue-collar workers in demonstrations against power cuts, marching through the streets of the capital to demand an end to this West…

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Burundi president appears in capital, warns of Islamist threat

By Goran Tomasevic & Njuwa Maina BUJUMBURA (Reuters) – Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza on Sunday made his first public appearance in the capital Bujumbura since an attempted coup last week…

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Nigerian military says it destroyed 10 Boko Haram camps

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria's military destroyed 10 Boko Haram camps in the country's remote northeast on Sunday as it pressed on with an offensive against militant Islamist fighters now confined…