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Rescuers Search for 30 Trapped Miners in Zimbabwe

Rescuers are trying to reach at least 30 miners in Zimbabwe trapped underground after a shaft in an outdated gold mine collapsed.

Relatives of those trapped have been holding vigil since late Wednesday, when the accident occurred in the town …

UN Ramps Up Aid as Ethiopian Refugees in Eastern Sudan Top 43,000

GENEVA – U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi is in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to review aid operations aimed at helping growing numbers of refugees fleeing conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region.  More than 43,000 Ethiopians have crossed the border …

Former Niger President Mamadou Tandja Dies At Age 82

The West African nation of Niger is observing three days of national mourning following the death of former President Mamadou Tandja at the age of 82.

The government said Tuesday Tandja died in the capital, Niamey, but no cause of …

Ethiopia Rejects International Interference in Tigray Conflict

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed stressed his country’s sovereignty and “right to uphold and enforce its laws within its territories” as he asked the international community to not get involved in its weeks-long conflict in the Tigray region.

Abiy said …

Venezuelan President Blames Rival for Trump’s Apparent Election Defeat

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is blaming his rival, opposition leader Juan Guaido, for U.S. President Donald Trump’s apparent reelection defeat.

Maduro said Thursday, he received a message from someone in the United States he refused to identify, that if Trump …