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UN: Malaria outbreak kills over 4,000 in Burundi this year

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:36am

An outbreak of malaria has killed over 4,000 people in Burundi so far this year, the United Nations said Wednesday, a dramatic rise over the 700 victims the government announced just two weeks ago.

Italy law gives comprehensive care for solo young migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:36am

Italy's parliament has given final approval to a law outlining comprehensive standards of care for unaccompanied migrant children arriving in Italy, including a strict prohibition of turning them away at the border.

Bahrain sentences 2 to death on terror charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:26am

A court in Bahrain has sentenced two people to death on terror charges and handed 11 others lengthy sentences, including a former member of parliament sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Pakistan halts extradition of US man accused of terror plot

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:26am

A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has temporarily barred the extradition of a U.S. citizen of Pakistani origin accused of planning a terrorist attack in New York with help from the Islamic State group.

Coalition: US service member dies in Syria of natural causes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:16am

The U.S.-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq says that a U.S. service member has died of suspected natural causes in northern Syria.

Indonesia man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:07am

A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said.

Turkey arrests suspected IS recruiter

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:07am

Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have arrested a Syrian man who allegedly recruited militants from European countries to fight for the Islamic State group.

EU Council President Donald Tusk says there is 'no reason to pretend this is a happy day'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:07am

EU Council President Donald Tusk says there is 'no reason to pretend this is a happy day'

EU Council President Donald Tusk says Brexit 'made us more determined and more united'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:07am

EU Council President Donald Tusk says Brexit 'made us more determined and more united'

EU Council President Donald Tusk says he will have proposal for Brexit negotiating mandate on Friday

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:07am

EU Council President Donald Tusk says he will have proposal for Brexit negotiating mandate on Friday.

EU Council President Donald Tusk says to Britain 'we already miss you'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:07am

EU Council President Donald Tusk says to Britain 'we already miss you'

EU Council President Donald Tusk says 'there is nothing to win' and Brexit is about 'damage control'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 6:07am

EU Council President Donald Tusk says 'there is nothing to win' and Brexit is about 'damage control'

Syrian police: Bus bombing kills 5 in central city of Homs

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 5:56am

A bomb planted on a taxi van carrying university students in the Syrian city of Homs exploded Wednesday, killed at least five people and wounding four, the local police chief told state TV.

UK Prime Minister: Britain is on a 'momentous journey' and there is no going back

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 5:56am

UK Prime Minister: Britain is on a 'momentous journey' and there is no going back.

UK prime minister urges Britons on both sides to unite in 'great national effort' to make Brexit a success

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 5:56am

UK prime minister urges Britons on both sides to unite in 'great national effort' to make Brexit a success.

Somalia lawmakers approve new cabinet after challenge

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 5:56am

Somalia's parliament has endorsed the country's new cabinet, a victory for the prime minister after more than 100 legislators challenged his nominations last week.

Arab summit to endorse Palestinian positions with eye on US

Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 5:43am

Arab leaders held their annual summit Wednesday, poised to endorse key Palestinian positions in the conflict with Israel — a signal to President Donald Trump that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization.

Mobs attack Africans in India after a local boy went missing

Muneeza Naqvi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 5:43am

Mobs have repeatedly attacked Africans in a New Delhi suburb in recent days after rumors that a local boy had been kidnapped by Nigerians.

South Africa's Zuma is asked to miss activist's funeral

Stuart Graham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 5:43am

President Jacob Zuma said Wednesday he was not attending the funeral of a South African apartheid-era leader after Ahmed Kathrada's family asked him to stay away.