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Mugabe emerges from house arrest amid pressure to exit
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe emerged for the first time Friday from military-imposed house arrest, presiding at a university graduation ceremony in a fragile show of normalcy even as former loyalists across the country demanded that he resign after nearly four decades in power....

The Latest: Zimbabwe ruling party pursues urgent meeting
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):...

5 killed as Kenya police clash with Odinga supporters
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- At least five people were killed Friday in confrontations between Kenyan police and supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga as tensions over the disputed presidential election continued....

Zimbabwe state-run broadcaster leads nightly report with ruling party seeking Mugabe departure
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Zimbabwe state-run broadcaster leads nightly report with ruling party seeking Mugabe departure....

Suspected jihadists kill at least 6 in northern Burkina Faso
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) -- Local government and security officials say suspected jihadists have staged an attack in Burkina Faso's northern Soum province, killing at least six people....

The Latest: 1 killed in Kenya police, opposition clashes
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- The Latest on Kenya's disputed election (all times local):...

Cameroon parliament building destroyed by fire, no one hurt
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) -- Cameroon's government says an overnight fire has destroyed much of parliament in the capital, Yaounde....

Egypt orders suspected Libyan militant detained over attack
CAIRO (AP) -- Egyptian authorities say a suspected Libyan militant will remain in custody for 15 days pending an investigation into a deadly attack in the country's Western Desert....

Egypt to temporarily reopen Gaza border crossing
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) -- Egyptian officials say authorities will temporarily reopen the country's border crossing with the Gaza Strip for the first time since the Islamic militant group Hamas ceded control of its side of the crossings to the internationally recognized Palestinian Authority....

Egyptian army says 3 militants killed, 74 arrested in Sinai
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's armed forces said Thursday that they have killed three "high-level" suspected militants and arrested 74 others in sweeps in the troubled northern Sinai Peninsula in recent days....