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E.g., 2017-03-23

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AFP - 3/23/17

A new vaccine that is cheap to make and does not require refrigeration has shown promise in preventing rotavirus, a contagious and fatal disease that...

AFP - 3/23/17

Around 250 African migrants are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean after a charity's rescue boat found five corpses and two partially submerged rubber...

AFP - 3/23/17

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama starred for Kenya as they stretched an unbeaten run to nine matches Thursday by drawing 1-1 at home against Uganda.

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AFP - 3/23/17

Cameroon have chosen two stars who shunned the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations-winning campaign for their first match since defeating Egypt in the final last month.

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AFP - 3/23/17

Zimbabwean war veterans, who have given President Robert Mugabe key support in past, vowed Thursday to rally behind "competent" candidates in next year’s elections...

AFP - 3/23/17

The World Cross Country Championship takes place in Kampala Sunday in Uganda's biggest ever sports showpiece, with the traditional rivalry between Kenyan and...

AFP - 3/23/17

Injuries rocked New Zealand and South Africa Thursday, two days out from the start of the third and final Test in Hamilton with Tim Southee ruled out and Quinton de...

AFP - 3/23/17

Tanzania's information minister was fired on Thursday after he criticised an ally of President John Magufuli who had stormed into a television station accompanied by...

AFP - 3/23/17

Kenya, a pioneer in mobile money, on Thursday began selling the first ever government bonds via mobile phone, allowing anyone from teachers to shop owners to invest...

AFP - 3/23/17

The world is "turning the tide" against Islamic extremism, Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said Thursday at the United Nations, declaring that global powers...

AFP - 3/23/17

Colombia slammed its neighbor Venezuela on Thursday for what it said was an "unacceptable" incursion by Venezuelan military forces on its territory, and sent troops...

AFP - 3/23/17

Worldwide markets have been slamming their doors on Brazilian meat since revelations that rotten product was being sold with faked certificates, but the agriculture...

AFP - 3/23/17

London police on Thursday identified a British man as responsible for killing four people in a rampage outside parliament, as hundreds gathered for a candlelit vigil...

AFP - 3/23/17

Belgian security forces arrested a man Thursday after he drove into a shopping area at high speed in the port city of Antwerp, officials said.

Authorities...

AFP - 3/23/17

US President Donald Trump's bid to repeal his predecessor's signature health care law suffered a bitter blow Thursday, as opposition from within his Republican Party...

AFP - 3/23/17

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday urged the US and Britain to lift their bans on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin of flights from many...

AFP - 3/23/17

The United Nations has raised less than a third of the funding needed to prevent famine in Somalia, a spokesman said Wednesday, ahead of a Security Council meeting on...

AFP - 3/23/17

Israel arrested on Thursday a Jewish teenager accused of making dozens of anti-Semitic bomb threats in the United States and elsewhere, and one to a major airline,...

AFP - 3/23/17

Belarusian authorities have arrested some 26 people following a wave of major protests against authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, state television said...

AFP - 3/23/17

Judges on Wednesday sentenced former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba to a year in jail and fined him 300,000 euros for bribing witnesses during his war...

AFP - 3/23/17

Taliban fighters captured the strategic southern district of Sangin on Thursday, officials said, another setback for Afghan forces in opium-rich Helmand province...

AFP - 3/23/17

Former US president Bill Clinton urged Northern Ireland to finish the work of peace at the funeral Thursday of Martin McGuinness, the former paramilitary commander...

AFP - 3/23/17

A judge on Thursday ordered Argentina's former president Cristina Kirchner to stand trial on charges of financial mismanagement.

It is the first of several...

AFP - 3/23/17

Judges at the International Criminal Court may Friday award the tribunal's first monetary sums to victims of war crimes, with lawyers estimating some $16.4 million in...

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