As blackout eases, Venezuela braces for rival rallies

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan opposition protesters on Saturday confronted security forces on a main avenue…

Massive Venezuela power outage raises tensions amid crisis

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Hospitals struggled to get back-up generators running, businesses shuttered and families anxiously…

NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenya court orders 6 suspects held over Nairobi hotel attack

NAIROBI, Kenya —Jan 18, 2019— A Canadian national and five other people suspected of helping extremist…

NAIROBI, Kenya | Son of Kenyan military officer identified as attack suspect

NAIROBI, Kenya —Jan 18, 2019—Kenyan investigators have identified a Kenyan military officer as the father of…

NAIROBI, Kenya | Son of Kenyan military officer named as 1 of Nairobi gunmen

NAIROBI, Kenya—Jan 18, 2019—Kenyan investigators say one of the extremists who attacked a hotel and shopping…

NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenya still hunts for explosives after deadly hotel attack

NAIROBI, Kenya—Jan 17, 2019—Kenyan bomb disposal experts on Thursday searched for explosives left over from the…

JOHANNESBURG | In South Africa, ousted president speaks his mind on Twitter

JOHANNESBURG — He’s back. Tarnished by scandal, former South African president Jacob Zuma resigned in February…

JOHANNESBURG | South African police issue arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe

JOHANNESBURG — South African authorities issued an arrest warrant for Grace Mugabe, the wife of Zimbabwe’s…

JOHANNESBURG | Angolan president talks to some of nation’s toughest critics

JOHANNESBURG  — Angolan President Joao Lourenco has met longtime critics of the government, generating some goodwill…

JOHANNESBURG | Oprah offers rousing tribute to Mandela in S. Africa visit

JOHANNESBURG — Oprah Winfrey on Thursday delivered a rousing tribute to Nelson Mandela, a century after…

ISTANBUL | Turkey hosts summit to seek solutions to end war in Syria

ISTANBUL — The leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany were gathering for a summit Saturday…

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia | Saudi Arabia again changes its story on Khashoggi killing

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Signaling a major pivot in its narrative, Saudi Arabia on Thursday said…

ISTANBUL | Turkey, where Saudi writer died, has culture of surveillance

ISTANBUL— One mystery surrounding the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi Consulate in…

ISTANBUL | US, Saudi tensions rise over killing in Saudi consulate

ISTANBUL — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince “crossed a line” in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi…

JOHANNESBURG | Pik Botha, apartheid-era South African minister, dies at 86

JOHANNESBURG — Pik Botha, the last foreign minister of South Africa’s apartheid era and a contradictory…

JOHANNESBURG | Desmond Tutu spends 87th birthday in a Cape Town hospital

JOHANNESBURG  — Former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu turned 87 years old in a hospital on…

ANKARA, Turkey | Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

ANKARA, Turkey— A detained American pastor has become a symbol of a growing rift between Turkey…