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Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond looting
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- A Zimbabwean parliamentary committee is summoning former leader Robert Mugabe to appear before it over alleged diamond looting during his rule....

South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- South Africa's president has cut short a visit to Britain to return home and deal with violent protests in a provincial capital....

Tiny African kingdom of Swaziland changes its name
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Breathe easy, Switzerland: The tiny African kingdom of Swaziland is changing its name....

UN Security Council mourns death of Ivory Coast ambassador
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Security Council bid farewell Thursday to veteran diplomat Bernard Tanoh-Boutchoue, the Ivory Coast's ambassador to the United Nations who died just months after starting a two-year term on the U.N.'s most powerful body....

New round of South Sudan peace talks is delayed
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) -- Officials say the next round of South Sudan peace talks has been delayed without explanation....

Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Three Kansas militia members were convicted Wednesday of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees, an attack thwarted by another member of the group who tipped off federal authorities about escalating threats of violence....

Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Celebrating Independence Day for the first time without Robert Mugabe as leader since 1980 felt like a second emancipation for some Zimbabweans on Wednesday....

Egypt FM warn Ethiopia over Nile River dam
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's foreign minister has delivered a warning to Ethiopia over a dam it is building on a Nile River tributary....

Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo....

Egypt sentences 3 to life, 36 to 10 years on terror charges
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court has sentenced three Muslim Brotherhood members to life in prison on terror-related charges....