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Egypt urges UN to back call for binding deal on Ethiopia dam

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UNITED NATIONS — Egypt’s foreign minister said Wednesday he will urge the U.N. Security Council to require Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia to negotiate a...

EU vows to help Lithuania amid flow of migrants from Belarus

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VILNIUS, Lithuania — The European Union promised Tuesday to help bloc member Lithuania handle an influx of migrants from the Middle East and Africa,...

As Tokyo Olympics approach, virus worries rise in Japan

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TOKYO — The pressure of hosting an Olympics during a still-active pandemic is beginning to show in Japan. ...

LGBTQ youth of faith pray, bond at ‘Beloved Arise’ group

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Jessika Sessoms grew up in a conservative Black evangelical family, attended Christian schools and often heard that being gay was an abomination, until she...

African leaders gather to pay respects to Kenneth Kaunda

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LUSAKA, Zambia — African leaders have gathered with ordinary Zambians to attend a memorial service Friday for Kenneth Kaunda, the nation's founding president and...

Ethiopia denies it’s trying to ‘suffocate’ Tigray region

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia’s government on Friday rejected accusations that it’s trying to “suffocate the Tigray people” by denying them urgently needed food and...

After pandemic pause, one woman’s crusade for kids resumes

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NEW YORK — After more than two decades beating the odds to obtain medical care for children injured in war and crises around the...

Bridge key to delivering aid to Ethiopia’s Tigray destroyed

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NAIROBI, Kenya — A bridge that’s crucial to delivering desperately needed food to much of Ethiopia’s Tigray region has been destroyed, an aid group...

Trapped in Ethiopia’s Tigray, people ‘falling like leaves’

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NAIROBI, Kenya — The plea arrived from a remote area that had so far produced only rumors and residents fleeing for their lives. Help...

Ethiopia hints at Tigray military move; cease-fire in doubt

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NAIROBI, Kenya — Ethiopia’s government says its military could re-enter the capital of its embattled Tigray region within weeks, calling into question the unilateral...