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Today in History Today is Thursday, Nov. 26, the 331st day of 2020. There are 35 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 26...

Facing censure, speaker of Somalia's parliament resigns

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — An official says the speaker of Somalia's parliament has resigned, ending weeks of a political crisis that donors feared might threaten recent security and political gains in...

Somalia's proposed new cabinet challenged by lawmakers

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's parliament speaker is urging the new prime minister to review his proposed cabinet after 105 lawmakers presented a petition calling for changes. T...

Sudan news agency: President underwent heart procedure

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan's official news agency says the country's longtime autocratic president has undergone a heart procedure. SUNA said Thursday that President Omar al-Bashir...

Somalia lawmakers choose speaker for new parliament

HARGEISA, Somalia (AP) — Lawmakers in Somalia have elected a speaker for the country's new parliament, a key step toward the country's upcoming presidential election. The election ha...

Sudan bans 3 more dailies reporting on general strike

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudanese authorities have banned three more newspapers Tuesday, seizing all copies ahead of distribution as a general strike against fuel subsidy cuts and price hikes continued ...

Sudan lauds Russia's snub of ICC, which seeks its president

KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Sudan has welcomed Russia's snub of the International Criminal Court, which seeks the arrest of President Omar al-Bashir on war crimes charges related to atrocities committed in...