• This undated handout image provided by a family member shows 62-year-old Tareq Saad, left, and his son-in-law Salah Ali, two of the five slain men shot by Egyptian police last month in relation to the death of Italian Ph.D. student Guilio Regeni. The Egyptian police announced it had killed them along with three others specialized in kidnapping and robbing foreigners and while searching the gang leader's home, came upon Guilio Regeni's bag. (Courtesy of Rasha Tareq Saad via AP)

    Killing of 5 Egyptians deepens mystery over Italian’s death

    CAIRO (AP) — It was a brutal killing that became an international incident: An Italian graduate student disappeared from the streets of the Egyptian capital in January, his body discovered days later dumped by a roadside, tortured to death.

  • Ruto, Dakebo win 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kenya’s Kipkoech Ruto and Ethiopia’s Hailemaryam Dakebo were the winners of the 2016 Pittsburgh Marathon.

  • Members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party arrive by bus for the launch of their municipal election manifesto, in Soweto, South Africa, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Fiery South African opposition politician Julius Malema told 40,000 cheering supporters that President Jacob Zuma should step down before the army turns on him because of the corruption allegations against him.(AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

    South Africa: Opposition leader warns president to step down

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Fiery South African opposition politician Julius Malema told 40,000 cheering supporters that President Jacob Zuma should step down before the army turns on him because of the corruption allegations against him.

  • A worker carries spray bottles of gel fuel to help the burning, as he walks past pyres of ivory that were set on fire in Nairobi National Park, Kenya Saturday, April 30, 2016. Kenya's president Saturday set fire to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

    Kenya to burn huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s president set fire Saturday to 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species.

  • Rescuers work at the site of a building collapse in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, April 30, 2016. A six-story residential building in a low income area of the Kenyan capital collapsed Friday under heavy rain and flooding, trapping an unknown number of people in the rubble, Kenyan officials said.(AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)

    Police: 10 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A six-story residential building collapsed in heavy rain in Nairobi, killing 10 people and injuring at least 134, Kenyan officials said Saturday.

  • Rescuers work at the site of a building collapse in Nairobi, Kenya, Saturday, April 30, 2016. A six-story residential building in a low income area of the Kenyan capital collapsed Friday under heavy rain and flooding, trapping an unknown number of people in the rubble, Kenyan officials said.(AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim)

    Kenya police: 6-story residential building collapses in rain

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A six-story residential building in a low income area of the Kenyan capital collapsed Friday night under heavy rain and flooding, killing at least seven people and injuring 121 others, Kenyan officials said.

  • Top-seeded Timea Bacsinszky reaches Grand Prix SAR final

    RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Top-seeded Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland beat fifth-seeded Timea Babos of Hungary 6-4, 7-5 on Friday to reach the Grand Prix SAR final, where she will face qualifier Marina Erakovic of New Zealand.

  • African champs to go ahead despite South Africa hosting ban

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s track and field federation says the African championships will not be affected by a government ban on hosting major events.

  • FIFA appoints committee to take over Guinean federation

    ZURICH (AP) — FIFA will appoint a normalization committee to take control of the Guinean soccer federation after what it called “internal wrangles” brought all competitions in the West African nation to a halt.

  • Ex-soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former world footballer of the year George Weah will make a second bid to become president of Liberia when current leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s final term ends next year.