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FILE- In this Saturday Dec. 3, 2016 file photo, Gambian President elect Adama Barrow sits for an interview with the Associated Press at his residence in Yundum, Gambia.  Barrow waits to take up the reins of power, as Gambian President Yahya Jammeh clings to power Wednesday Jan. 18, 2017, after more than two decades governing the west African country. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay, File)
West African bloc vows Gambia intervention at midnightWest African bloc vows Gambia intervention at midnight as president clings to power
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
South Africans call for abducted photographer's releaseSouth Africans call for release of freelance photographer abducted in Syria
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
In this image supplied by MSF, victims receive first aid following a military air strike at a camp for displaced people in Rann, Nigeria, Tuesday Jan. 17, 2017.  Relief volunteers are believed to be among the more than 100 dead after a Nigerian Air Force jet fighter mistakenly bombed the refugee camp, while on a mission against Boko Haram extremists. (Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) via AP)
46 'severely injured' people remain at Nigeria bombing scene46 'severely injured' people remain at Nigeria bombing scene, Red Cross warns; Toll could jump
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
A military truck, right, arrives outside a hospital where injured were taken after an explosion at the Joint Operational Mechanism base in Gao, Mali, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. A suicide bomber in an explosives-laden vehicle attacked a camp in northern Mali on Wednesday, killing more than 50 people and wounding more than 100 soldiers and former fighters now trying to stabilize the region. (AP Photo/Yacouba Cisse)
Death toll in Mali suicide blast rises to at least 60Death toll in Mali suicide blast rises to at least 60 in harsh setback to peace efforts
The Associated Press1 hour ago
AP Explains: The African leader who refuses to leaveAP Explains: The African leader who refuses to leave, and the possible military intervention
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Supporters insist Gambia president-elect will be sworn in Thursday on Gambian soilSupporters insist Gambia president-elect will be sworn in Thursday on Gambian soil
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Military commander says regional forces will "take action" at midnight unless a solution found in GambiaMilitary commander says regional forces will "take action" at midnight unless a solution found in Gambia
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Video posted of sexual assault sparks outrage in SomaliaVideo posted of young woman's sexual assault sparks outrage in Somalia; 3 said arrested
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Witnesses confirm Senegal troops moving toward Gambian border as pressure mounts for Gambian president to step downWitnesses confirm Senegal troops moving toward Gambian border as pressure mounts for Gambian president to step down
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In Africa, Obama's presidency couldn't help but be personalIn Africa, Obama's presidency couldn't help but be personal; a look at his legacy
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Ivory Coast seeks end to unrest as gunfire cuts off portIvory Coast seeks end to unrest as gunfire cuts access to largest commercial port
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Death toll in northern Mali attack rises above 50, with more than 100 wounded, military saysDeath toll in northern Mali attack rises above 50, with more than 100 wounded, military says
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Nigeria says warship on way toward Gambia as 'exercise'Nigeria says warship on way toward Gambia as 'exercise,' while military intervention looms
The Associated Press10 hours ago
33 killed, several dozen injured in explosion at northern Mali camp, local official says33 killed, several dozen injured in explosion at northern Mali camp, local official says
The Associated Press11 hours ago
State television: Gambia's Parliament votes to extend leader's term of office for 3 monthsState television: Gambia's Parliament votes to extend leader's term of office for 3 months
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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