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Worst humanitarian crisis hits as Trump slashes foreign aid
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States from its historic role as the world's top emergency donor....

Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts found in Congo
BENI, Congo (AP) -- The bodies of an American and a Swedish investigator with the United Nations and their Congolese interpreter were found in Central Kasai province, authorities said Tuesday, more than two weeks after they disappeared while looking into recent violence there....

The Latest: UN to conduct inquiry into experts' deaths
BENI, Congo (AP) -- The latest on the discovery of the bodies of an American and a Swedish U.N. expert and their interpreter in Congo (all times local):...

Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts and their interpreter found in Congo: Authorities
BENI, Congo (AP) -- Bodies of American, Swedish UN experts and their interpreter found in Congo: Authorities ....

Ivory Coast ex-president's wife acquitted of war crimes
ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) -- An Ivory Coast court on Tuesday found former first lady Simone Gbagbo not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity after a trial on her alleged role in postelection abuses that led to the deaths of thousands....

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87
JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- Anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada, who spent 26 years in prison for opposing South Africa's white minority government - much of that time alongside the country's first black president, Nelson Mandela - died Tuesday at age 87....

Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new state
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- An Ethiopian court has sentenced 16 people to prison after finding them guilty of trying to create a separate state in the tense Oromia region....

Israel warns citizens against visiting Egypt's Sinai
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel has issued a severe travel warning to its citizens advising against visiting Egypt's Sinai Peninsula....

Egypt sentences 56 in migrant boat disaster case to prison
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court sentenced 56 defendants Sunday in the case of a boat carrying migrants that capsized off the coastal city of Rosetta in September, killing more than 200 people....

Roadside bomb, sniper kill 4 policemen in Egypt's Sinai
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- A pair of attacks by suspected Islamic militants on Saturday killed four policemen and injured six others in the turbulent north of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, according to security officials, bringing to 16 the number of policemen and soldiers known to have been slain in the area in three days....

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