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Sudan protesters at a crossroads after deadly crackdown

Jul. 3, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The mass marches held in Sudan this week breathed new life into the uprising that toppled long-ruling autocrat Omar al-Bashir, but the protesters and the ruling military council remain at an impasse amid fears the country could slide into further chaos. Tens of thousands of people marched...

Rwandan in US who lied about role in genocide gets 8 years

Jul. 1, 2019 4:39 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Rwandan man convicted of hiding his involvement in the country's 1994 genocide in an attempt to win asylum in the U.S. was sentenced Monday to more than eight years in prison. Jean Leonard Teganya participated in at least seven murders and five rapes during the genocide, in which Hutu...

Endangered rhinos ready to be sent from Europe to Rwanda

Jun. 20, 2019 1:35 PM EDT

DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic (AP) — Five critically endangered eastern black rhinos from wildlife parks in three European countries are ready to be transported back to their natural habitat in Rwanda, where the entire rhino population was wiped out during the genocide in the 1990s. Officials from the Czech...

A timeline of key events in Sudan's unfinished revolution

Jun. 3, 2019 1:58 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's security forces violently dispersed on Monday the camp at the center of the protest movement that in April forced the army to remove Sudan's strongman, Omar al-Bashir, after 30 years of rule — and then stayed in the streets to keep up pressure on the generals who took his place....