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The Latest: Parliament hears charges in Mugabe impeachment
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):...

Somaliland's ruling party candidate declared election winner
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- The ruling party candidate in Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Somaliland has been declared the winner of the presidential election but the opposition claims irregularities in the vote....

Zimbabwe's Parliament launches effort to impeach Mugabe
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's Parliament launched impeachment proceedings against President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday, with both ruling party and opposition support, while the recently fired vice president said the world's oldest head of state should acknowledge the nation's "insatiable desire" for a leadership change and resign immediately....

Nigeria police say at least 50 killed in mosque bombing
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) -- A teenage suicide bomber attacked worshippers as they gathered for morning prayers Tuesday at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria, killing at least 50 people, police said, in one of the region's deadliest assaults in years....

The Latest: Police say at least 50 dead in Nigeria bombing
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) -- The Latest on Nigeria suicide bombing (all times local):...

Zimbabwe's political drama: What just happened? A timeline
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's longtime President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state at 93, is resisting calls to step aside. Placed under military house arrest amid fears he was positioning his wife to succeed him, warned by the ruling party's Central Committee to go or face impeachment, he stunned the country by remaining defiant in a national address. Here's a timeline of events in a whirlwind drama many Zimbabweans after Mugabe's 37 years in charge never thought they'd see:...

Kenya top court upholds Kenyatta's win in repeat election
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote that the opposition boycotted while saying electoral reforms had not been made. The decision appeared to put an end to a months-long political drama never before seen in Africa that has left dozens dead....

Group urges Egypt, UAE to reveal prisoner's whereabouts
CAIRO (AP) -- An international rights group is urging Egypt and the United Arab Emirates to reveal the whereabouts of an Egyptian prisoner who has disappeared, apparently after serving his prison sentence in the Emirati capital....

Israeli parliament marks 40 years to landmark Sadat speech
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's parliament is holding a special session to mark 40 years since the historic visit of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat....

Egypt orders detention of prominent activist over protest
CAIRO (AP) -- An Egyptian court has ordered a prominent activist to remain in custody pending trial on charges of participating in an illegal protest against the government's transfer of two strategic Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia, a rights lawyer said on Saturday....