Mali says several extremists dead in new military offensive

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Mali's government says several extremists have been killed after the army launched a large-scale offensive in parts of the central Mopti region. The government ...

Burkina Faso leader expresses shock after attack kills 37

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso's prime minister says his county is in shock following the attack by gunmen which killed at least 37 employees traveling to a Canadian-owned mine. ...

Ambush on mining company convoy kills 37 in Burkina Faso

Gunmen attacked a convoy near a Canadian mining site in Burkina Faso, killing at least 37 people and wounding 60 others, the regional governor said late Wednesday. Montreal-based Semafo said the bl...

Ambush on mining company convoy kills 37 in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A governor in Burkina Faso says at least 37 people are dead after gunmen attacked a convoy carrying employees of a Canadian company near a mine in the volatile West Af...

Burkina Faso governor says 37 dead after gunmen ambush a convoy of mining employees working for Canadian company

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso governor says 37 dead after gunmen ambush a convoy of mining employees working for Canadian company.

Argentina's Grossi chosen to head UN nuclear agency

BERLIN (AP) — Rafael Mariano Grossi of Argentina has been chosen as the new head of the United Nations' nuclear watchdog, succeeding the late Yukiya Amano. Russia's ambassador to int...

Extremist attacks in northern Burkina Faso kill at least 19

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Local reports say suspected jihadists killed at least 19 people in attacks in northern Burkina Faso over the weekend. Radio Omega said Monday that gu...

Extremist attacks intensify at Mali, Burkina Faso border

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Assaya Ngweba says Islamic extremists transformed his once-peaceful village in Burkina Faso, near the border with Mali, into "a place of misfortune and death." ...

Days of attacks in Burkina Faso kill at least 19 civilians

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Officials in Burkina Faso say attacks in the past few days have killed at least 19 civilians in the West African nation's northern region where Islamic extremists are ...

Armed men attack Burkina Faso mosque, kill at least 16

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A local official says armed men stormed the grand mosque in Burkina Faso's northern village of Salmossi on Friday, killing at least 16 people and wounding two others. ...

Does it matter if Taiwan loses formal recognition?

In September 2019 both Solomon Islands and Kiribati ended diplomatic relations with Taiwan (formally the Republic of China), leaving the country with formal recognition from only 15 countries. This...

Thousands of Nigerian hunters prepare to chase Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Thousands of Nigerian hunters, armed with charmed amulets and intimate knowledge of harsh terrain, are preparing an offensive against the Boko Haram extremists who have ravag...

Mali: 38 dead in worst assault vs. regional security force

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali’s defense ministry says the death toll from two attacks against Malian members of a regional counterterror force has risen to 38. Gen. Dahirou Dembele said l...

Athletics World Championships Results

DOHA, Qatar — Results Thursday from the Athletics World Championships: Men's ...

Athletics World Championships Results

Men's Decathalon 110m Hurdles ...