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Death toll rises to 50 as New Zealand mourns victims

New Zealanders flocked to memorial sites to lay flowers and mourn the victims of the twin mosque massacres Sunday, as testimony emerged of epic heroism and harrowing suffering in the gun attack that has claimed 50 lives.

Police Commissioner Mike …

Cyclone cuts off Mozambique coastal city of Beira

Tropical cyclone Idai battered Mozambican coastal city Beira Friday, leaving half a million people virtually cut off after power lines crashed, airport shut and roads were swamped by flooding that killed 66 people nationwide.

“There is no communication with Beira. …

Diplomats: Excavators May Be Damaging Ethiopia Crash Site

ADDIS ABABA Trucks and excavators are going onto the site of the Ethiopian Airlines plane crash, causing concern that vital evidence may be lost or crushed, two diplomatic sources said Friday.

Some policemen have also been taking selfies inside the …

Study: C-Sections 50 Times More Deadly in Africa

PARIS The death rate among women undergoing a C-section to deliver a baby is about 50 times higher in Africa than in most wealthy nations, researchers said Friday.

One in 200 women dies during or soon after a cesarean in …

Nigeria slates March 23 for six inconclusive gubernatorial elections

ABUJA, March Nigeria’s ruling party took a close lead in elections for powerful state governors on Tuesday, although the final results hang in the balance as six contests were declared inconclusive or suspended.

Most of those states lean towards the …