The crackdown on fake degree holders comes after another purge launched in March last year discovered more than 19,700 "ghost workers" on the East African nation's public sector payroll.
The United Nations issued an ultimatum Friday - if donors fail to pour more money into Africa and Yemen then aid workers might have to choose which of the starving millions live or die.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The maternal grandmother of a 7-year-old Kansas boy whose remains were found in a pigsty says she has seen videos that detail gruesome abuse the boy suffered at the hands of h
AMMAN — Labeling Israel's treatment of Palestinians as "apartheid" is like flinging a burning match into spilled gasoline — so combustible are the passions o
The sedative midazolam is supposed to prevent condemned prisoners from suffering while they die, but opponents say several problematic executions involving the drug are evidence that it does not work
DENVER (AP) — An oil and gas industry group tried to reassure Colorado residents Friday that they are safe while investigators look for the cause of a fatal house explosion near a gas well. The Color
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Washington lobbying firm that worked under the direction of two former campaign aides to President Donald Trump has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent. The
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean military: North Korea test-fires unidentified missile; no other details released.
Defeated first-round French presidential candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan called on his voters on Friday to support the far-right Marine Le Pen in the May 7 runoff.
ELKO, Nev. (AP) — The president of a community college in Minnesota has been approved by the Nevada Board of Regents to serve as the next president of Great Basin College in Elko. The Elko Daily Free
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City’s Department of Investigation says the correction commissioner spent 90 days outside the city last year even amid violence problems at the troubled Rikers Island j
ATLANTA (AP) — Authorities say an FBI agent has been shot and injured in Atlanta. FBI Special Agent Stephen Emmett says the agent was shot while trying to serve an arrest warrant at a home. Emmett sa
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — An autopsy report on a North Carolina man shot and killed by police officers in February says he suffered gunshot wounds to his upper back and lower right leg. The News & Obs
However, said he wanted to peacefully resolve a crisis that has bedeviled multiple US presidents
He had campaigned on a promise to do away with Obama-era environmental protections
The U.S. National Security Agency has halted a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect the digital communications of Americans that mentioned a foreign intelligence target without a warrant, t
The U.S. National Security Agency has halted a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect digital communications of U.S. residents that mentioned a foreign intelligence target without a warrant,
Donald Trump said Friday he's "happy" with his achievements on the eve of his 100 days as president of the United States, despite an admission the job's harder than he expected.
Federica Mogherini has said that the EU has left the door ajar for Turkey membership
Gross domestic product increased at a 0.7% annual rate
WASHINGTON (AP) — First lady Melania Trump has dedicated a new garden for patients at one of America’s leading children’s hospitals. Patients will be able to feel the sun, breathe fresh a
MONTREAL - Bombardier faces a lengthy legal battle with Boeing after the aerospace giant filed a complaint with the U.S. government and the process could hurt sales of the new ...
The Times responds to reader queries about life in North Korea.
Germany's Interior Ministry said Friday it will "leave no stone unturned" in trying to determine how a German army officer managed to register as a Syrian asylum-seeker without being detected.
The French presidential candidate skipped electoral politics, instead connecting with the elite and acquiring market experience. His contest with the National Front’s Marine Le Pen will determine the
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — An attorney for a Syrian man living in Wisconsin who sued over President Donald Trump’s travel bans said Friday that the man has been reunited with his wife and young daugh
European Union leaders are poised to support allowing Northern Ireland, if it unites with Ireland, to automatically become part of the multi-nation bloc after Britain’s departure via Brexit. Leade
MENA, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas authorities say the great-uncle of two missing children has been found dead in his home not far from where the body of the children’s mother was found in a creek earl
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Florida man has pleaded guilty to charges of felony rioting and assault on a police officer for participating in Inauguration Day rioting in Washington. Prosecutors said in a stat
The new kit is set to go on sale next month.
A NATO member since 2009, Albania is a candidate for EU membership and hopes to open negotiations by the end of the year.
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi police and hospital officials say a car bomb at a police station in central Baghdad killed four people and wounded eight late Friday night. The explosion targeted the back entran
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A man accused of livestreaming himself brandishing weapons and making threats outside an anti-Islam event is back in custody. Authorities say 45-year-old Ehab Abdulmutta Jabe
Iran’s Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the Islamic Republic reserves the right to give a crushing response to the recent terrorist crime against Iranian border guards serving on