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Parts of Niger and Mali are already lawless. U.S. strategy might make it worse.

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 22:10
"You’re going to see more actions in Africa, not less,” says Sen. Graham.

Mayor of Turkey’s capital next from leader’s party to resign

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 21:22
The mayor of Turkey’s capital says he is resigning, apparently succumbing to weeks of pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Canadian man fined for singing ‘90s dance tune in car

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:50
A Canadian man’s decision to belt out a 1990s dance hit while inside his car has landed him a $149 ticket for being too loud in public.

Morocco: 6 held in probe of alleged terror plot by IS cell

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:50
Moroccan authorities say they have arrested six people suspected of being involved in the “terrorist plans” of an extremist cell allegedly linked to the Islamic State group.

He patted a man's butt in Dubai and faced months in prison — until a royal pardon freed him

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:34
Jamie Harron was trying to stop his drink from spilling. Now he is the subject of the latest anecdote illustrating just how different things are in Dubai.

Ultra-Orthodox Jews block Jerusalem roads in draft protests

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:18
Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews from a radical sect are again blocking roads in Jerusalem bringing traffic to a standstill and scuffling with police and passers-by.

Barcelona’s vast stadium gives voice to Catalan separatism

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:18
The rallying cry erupted, almost precisely, after 17 minutes and 14 seconds of soccer in the match between Barcelona and Malaga.

Russian National Guard officer kills 4 comrades, shot dead

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:02
The Russian National Guard says one of its officers has shot and killed four other servicemen dead before being killed by guards.

In Africa, US envoy Haley voices concern over South Sudan

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 20:02
The U.S. ambassador to the U.N. says her government will continue sending aid to South Sudan despite the stalling of a peace process to end the civil war that has killed tens of thousands.

Stephen Hawking’s Ph.D thesis goes online, website crashes

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:30
Cambridge University has put Stephen Hawking’s doctoral thesis online, triggering such interest that it crashed the university’s website.

Critic of Rwanda’s long-time president denied bail

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:30
A Rwandan court has denied bail to a critic of President Paul Kagame.

19 killed in violent weekend for southern Mexican state

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 19:30
At least 19 people are dead following a violent weekend in Mexico’s southern state of Guerrero, home to the resort of Acapulco.

Tillerson travels to Iraq, hours after visiting Afghanistan

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:59
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is on an unannounced trip to Iraq just hours after returning from a similar surprise visit to Afghanistan.

Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Iraq, hours after similar trip to Afghanistan

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:59
Tillerson makes unannounced visit to Iraq, hours after similar trip to Afghanistan.

The Latest: Hungary PM lauds Europe’s ‘migrant-free zone’

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:43
The Latest on Europe’s response to migrants and refugees: (all times local):

Tanzania accused of arresting exiled Burundian rebel leaders

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:43
A Burundian rebel group says Tanzanian authorities have arrested four of its top leaders.

Britain to give Canada the shipwrecks of explorer Franklin

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:27
Britain will give Canada the shipwrecks of British explorer John Franklin, who tried to chart the Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic in 1845.

Czech govt to buy pig farm on Nazi concentration camp land

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:12
The Czech government has approved spending 450 million koruna ($20.6 million) to buy a communist-era pig farm at the site of a former Nazi concentration camp for Roma.

Doctors in Malawi condemn mob attacks amid ‘vampire’ rumors

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 18:12
A doctors’ association in Malawi says some health workers have been attacked by mobs convinced that blood-sucking vampires are roaming some parts of the country.

Israeli president attacks government assault on state bodies

WASHINGTON POST - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 17:40
In an unusually blunt address to parliament, Israel’s president has accused the government of delegitimizing state institutions as part of a campaign of stifling opposition.

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