• AP Interview: Morocco to expand counterterror efforts abroad

    SALE, Morocco (AP) — A top Moroccan security official says his government is working on a new strategy to track Moroccans who become radicalized in Europe, part of beefed-up counterterrorism efforts by a country that is both a key player in the global anti-extremism struggle and a source of international jihadis.

  • Burkina Faso challenges FIFA order to replay fixed game

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The Burkina Faso Football Federation has challenged FIFA’s ruling to replay a World Cup qualifying game because the referee was corrupt.

  • Prosecutors to argue Pistorius should get more jail time

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa’s Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. 3 to hear arguments by state prosecutors that the former track star and convicted murderer should get more jail time.

  • Sevilla wins at Girona to move into 2nd, Alaves fires coach

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Muriel scored his first goal for Sevilla which beat Girona 1-0 Sunday to move into second place in the Spanish league.

  • Children flee, fight amid Congo’s growing Kasai violence

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo’s Kasai region is the latest deadly hotspot in the vast Central African country that has had violent rebellions for decades. Once again, children are among the most vulnerable victims.

  • Kenya dump dwellers make a living recycling hair extensions

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In one of Africa’s largest dumps, some residents are making a living by collecting and recycling hair from mountains of rubbish.

  • To fight wildlife crime, experts say ‘follow the money’

    BANGKOK (AP) — In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose as trophy hunters would have marked the end of the story.

  • Millions of world’s children lack any record of their births

    MASAKA, Uganda (AP) — Would a 15-year-old girl be married off by her parents in violation of the law? Would another girl, who looks even younger, get justice after an alleged statutory rape at the hands of an older man?

  • Tunisia wins Afrobasket beating Nigeria in final

    RADES, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia won its second African basketball championship when it dethroned Nigeria 77-65 in the final on Saturday.

  • Instability lingers in African kingdom after deadly shootout

    MASERU, Lesotho (AP) — For workers leaving a textile factory during a recent lunchtime in Lesotho, assassinations and political intrigue are a kind of background noise in the small southern African kingdom.