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Chinese snooping tech spreads to nations vulnerable to abuse

Oct. 17, 2019 4:44 AM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — When hundreds of video cameras with the power to identify and track individuals started appearing in the streets of Belgrade as part of a major surveillance project, some protesters began having second thoughts about joining anti-government demonstrations in the Serbian capital....

Ugandan official says new bill will target homosexuals

Oct. 11, 2019 7:45 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A bill proposing harsh penalties against gay sex is set to be introduced in Uganda's national assembly, according to a senior official who has expressed regret over the failure of an attempt years ago to punish homosexuals. Lawmakers supporting anti-gay legislation have "remobilized"...

Ugandan leader questions US sanctions against former protege

Sep. 23, 2019 9:10 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's longtime leader is disputing United States sanctions targeting a former protege accused of rights violations during his role as police boss between 2005 and 2018. President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday said Gen. Kale Kayihura's alleged offenses "will be handled in Uganda." The...

'Everybody cries here': Hope and despair in Mexican shelter

Sep. 22, 2019 12:09 AM EDT

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Long after midnight, when the heat has finally relented and the walled courtyard is scattered with men sleeping in the open, someone begins to sob. The sound is quiet, muffled. The only light comes from streetlights shimmering above the razor wire. It's impossible to see who is...

'Everybody cries here': Hope and despair in Mexican shelter

Sep. 19, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — Long after midnight, when the heat has finally relented and the walled courtyard is scattered with men sleeping in the open, someone begins to sob. The sound is quiet, muffled. The only light comes from streetlights shimmering above the razor wire. It's impossible to see who is...

Uganda Airlines launches new operations with Kenya trip

Aug. 27, 2019 9:22 AM EDT

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's national airline has launched commercial operations with a flight to the Kenyan capital. Uganda Airlines' inaugural flight to Nairobi on Tuesday carried mostly government and airline officials following a ceremony to re-launch the carrier that collapsed in 2001. Uganda...