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British, Nigerian nationals shot dead in central Nigeria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 2:37pm

Police and the British High Commission say a British woman and a Nigerian citizen have been shot dead in north-central Nigeria.

The Latest: Runoff vote inevitable in North Macedonia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 2:15pm

The Latest on the presidential election in North Macedonia (all times local):

Malian army camp reported attacked near Mauritania border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:55pm

Armed men on motorcycles have attacked a Malian army camp and killed an unknown number of people near Mali's border with Mauritania.

The Latest: Sudan protesters halt talks with military

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:11pm

The Latest on Sudan, where protests drove long-ruling President Omar al-Bashir from power earlier this month (all times local):

Arab League pledges $100M per month to Palestinian Authority

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 12:19pm

The Arab League has pledged $100 million per month to the Palestinian Authority to make up for funds withheld by Israel because of payments made to the families of Palestinian attackers and prisoners.

An exit poll from Ukraine's presidential election shows comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy winning with 73% of the vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:05am

An exit poll from Ukraine's presidential election shows comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy winning with 73% of the vote.

Iran's top leader picks new Revolutionary Guard chief

Amir Vahdat, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:05am

Iran's supreme leader on Sunday appointed a new chief of the country's powerful Revolutionary Guard, picking a general with a history of threatening the U.S. just days after America designated the paramilitary force a terrorist organization.

Saudi Arabia says 4 gunmen killed in attempted attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:20am

Saudi Arabia says four gunmen were killed and three security officers were wounded in an attack on a security building north of the capital, Riyadh.

Moroccans protest prison sentences of anti-poverty activists

Amira El-Masaiti, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:19am

Thousands of demonstrators marched in Morocco's capital Sunday to condemn lengthy prison sentences given to dozens of activists, including the leader of the Hirak Rif poverty-fighting movement.

Bahrain king reinstates citizenship of 551 amid mass trials

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:07am

Bahrain's king on Sunday reinstated the citizenship of 551 people convicted and stripped of their nationality amid a series of mass trials conducted as part of a yearslong crackdown on dissent.

Islamic State claims Kabul attack that killed 7

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:04am

The Islamic State group's Afghanistan affiliate has claimed a suicide attack in the capital that killed seven people.

Bahrain's king reinstates citizenship of 551 people convicted amid crackdown on dissent in island kingdom

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:57am

Bahrain's king reinstates citizenship of 551 people convicted amid crackdown on dissent in island kingdom.

Protesters punch Turkish opposition leader at funeral

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:37am

Protesters assaulted the leader of Turkey's main opposition party during a funeral held Sunday for a soldier who was slain during clashes with Kurdish rebels. The politician was not hurt, party officials said.

Outrage after some French protesters urge police suicides

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:29am

With French police suicides on the rise, Paris authorities are investigating yellow vest protesters who encouraged police to kill themselves.

Sri Lankan authorities impose 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew after series of blasts that killed at least 190

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 5:34am

Sri Lankan authorities impose 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew after series of blasts that killed at least 190.

Sri Lanka's defense minister says seven suspects have been arrested following series of blasts that killed at least 190

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 5:31am

Sri Lanka's defense minister says seven suspects have been arrested following series of blasts that killed at least 190.

Sri Lanka's deputy transport minister says 190 dead in series of Easter Sunday blasts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 5:26am

Sri Lanka's deputy transport minister says 190 dead in series of Easter Sunday blasts.

South Sudan opposition seeks 6-month extension on peace deal

Sam Mednick, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 5:24am

South Sudan's opposition is calling for a six-month extension to implement next steps in a fragile peace deal as a major deadline approaches next month to form a power-sharing government between the president and his longtime rival.

Sri Lanka military spokesman: 2 more blasts in outskirts of capital, hours after 6 blasts rock churches and hotels

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 4:05am

Sri Lanka military spokesman: 2 more blasts in outskirts of capital, hours after 6 blasts rock churches and hotels.