Terrorists have struck, or tried to strike, New York City several times since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Kenyan police say at least 13 people have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident on a highway outside the capital, Nairobi.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging unity after a divisive election that was boycotted by his main opponent.
Burundi's president has launched a campaign to support constitutional amendments that could extend his rule.
Relations between Russia and Egypt have rapidly grown over the past three years, with Presidents Vladimir Putin and Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi forging a multi-faceted relationship that features economic, military and political cooperation.
Public menorah lightings for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah are planned around the world in locations ranging from ski towns and Caribbean islands to famous landmarks and sports arenas.
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Kenya's opposition leader says his group is postponing a mock ceremony to inaugurate him as president until a later date.
Voters in the French Mediterranean island of Corsica are voting to elect a new regional assembly — with victory expected for Corsican nationalists.
Kenya's president is ruling out dialogue with the opposition leader who boycotted the recent election and plans a mock "inauguration" next week.
A white former police officer in South Carolina will spend two decades in prison for shooting an unarmed black motorist to death in 2015.
Uganda's military says it has begun withdrawing dozens of its troops from peacekeeping duty in Somalia.
Uganda's president is signaling support for legislation that seeks to extend his long rule by removing a presidential age limit from the constitution.
A news organization in Tanzania says one of its journalists is missing after he was kidnapped from his home.
Kenya's main opposition group says police have detained one of its advisers ahead of a planned protest ceremony to stage a mock inauguration of Raila Odinga as president.
Tanzanian police are holding one of two women accused of kissing in a video widely circulated on social media.
Text of a statement issued by former national security adviser Michael Flynn following his guilty plea to lying to the FBI about his contacts with a Russian diplomat.
A Supreme Court case about a baker's refusal to make a cake for a same-sex couple is also a dispute over terminology.
Ugandan wildlife officials say 120 kilograms (264 pounds) of ivory have been seized from a farm owned by a senior military officer.
The Latest on visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to Burkina Faso (all times local): 10:40 a.m.