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AP EXPLAINS: Why Ethiopia is under a state of emergency

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) One of Africa’s best-performing economies, Ethiopia, has declared a state of emergency, its first in a quarter-century, after months of widespread, often deadly, protests demanding greater freedoms. On Tuesday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn during a three-nation tour of Africa and said her country has […]
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When Gambian intelligence officers arrested journalist Ebrima Manneh at his newspaper, he asked an office guard to save some tea.
When Gambian intelligence officers arrested journalist Ebrima Manneh at his newspaper, he asked an office guard to save some tea.
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Two policemen were injured in suicide bombing in eastern Algeria
A 5.6-magnitude earthquake Tuesday struck northeastern Japan near the disaster-hit Fukushima nuclear plant but there was no fear of a tsunami, Japanese and U.S. authorities said
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Tuesday said he would have to call the police back to his war on drugs, nearly a month after suspending the force from all operations in the bloody campaign
At least 160 people have died in around three months of clashes between the military and ethnic armed groups in Myanmar's northern state of Shan, a senior army official said Tuesday, threatening peace
Relations between Russia and the United States are at the lowest level since the Cold War, the Interfax news agency reported Tuesday, citing Sergei Ryabkov, Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister
Afghan officials say at least 11 police officers have been shot and killed by a fellow policeman at a checkpoint in the southern Helmand province
Taliban fighters in the southern Afghan province of Helmand attacked a checkpoint with silenced weapons and hand grenades early Tuesday killing 12 policemen and stealing weapons and ammunition, offici
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German police Tuesday searched more than 20 properties in Berlin with links to a mosque visited by the Tunisian asylum seeker who killed 12 people at a Christmas market
German police Tuesday searched more than 20 properties in Berlin linked to an organisation that ran a mosque visited by the Tunisian asylum seeker who killed 12 people in a Christmas market in Decembe
Two women will be charged with the murder of Kim Jong-Nam, who was assassinated with a lethal nerve agent at Kuala Lumpur's main airport, Malaysia's attorney general said Tuesday
Nine people were injured in Brazil Tuesday during the fourth round of samba parades when the platform of a float collapsed under the weight of dancers
OTTAWA - An emerging technology has caught the eye of the innovation-obsessed federal government a platform so packed with potential, many experts believe it could comprise the foundation for the ne
The "sheer intransigence" of the British government over Brexit could lead to a second Scottish independence referendum, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said Tuesday, warning time was running out for t
Australian counter-terrorism police arrested an unidentified man after a raid on a countryside property Tuesday and accused him of seeking to help ISIS by developing missile technology, the first arre
Five stories in the news for Tuesday, Feb. 28: O'LEARY TO SKIP DEBATE TO ATTEND OWN EVENT Kevin O'Leary's boycott of tonight's Conservative party leadership debate has his competitors crying fo
The fighting in Mosul's west bank has raised concerns about the fate of the estimated 750,000 or more people trapped there with dwindling food supplies and little or no access to health services.
BAGHDAD (AP) The United Nations says about 8,000 people have fled from the western part of Mosul and surrounding villages since Iraqi forces launched the push to take the western half of the city f
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey-backed forces will move toward the northern Syrian town of Manbij after completing their operation in al-Bab as originally planned, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on T
The Roma minority largely come from Bulgaria and Romania, and are often stigmatised in France where they have been accused of being responsible for a rise in petty crime.
The Cessna 310 aircraft crashed "under unknown circumstances" about a half-mile northeast of Riverside Municipal Airport, just east of Los Angeles, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Grego
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean prosecutors said on Tuesday they will charge Samsung Group [SARG.UL] chief Jay Y. Lee with bribery and embezzlement as the top conglomerate announced the dismantling of
LAS VEGAS (AP) An activist who will deliver a Democratic response in Spanish to President Donald Trump’s first speech to a joint session of Congress plans to address his administration’
RIO DE JANEIRO - The top of a float collapsed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade early Tuesday, injuring at least 11 people, officials said. The incident involved the second float o
The new fence will have sensors every 10 to 15 centimetres that trigger alarms, Orban's chief security advisor Gyorgy Bakondi told the Magyar Hirlap newspaper on Monday.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Relations between Russia and the United States are at the lowest level since the Cold War, the Interfax news agency reported on Tuesday, citing Sergei Ryabkov, Russia's Deputy Forei
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Oil major Saudi Aramco has signed a $7 billion deal to take a 50 percent stake in a mega Malaysian oil refinery project, in a pact expected to help Saudi Arabia increase
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese state media have reacted with anger and boycott threats after the board of an affiliate of South Korea's Lotte Group approved a land swap with the government that allows au
A growing number of observers contend that Kim Jong Nam was killed because he posed a threat to the legitimacy of his half-brother's regime.
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