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In this image made from video, people fall over in the rush to get away, after an explosion at a rally for Ethiopia's new Prime Minister, in Addis Ababa, Saturday, June 23, 2018. A witness near the scene of a deadly blast at a huge rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister says the man who tried to throw the grenade was wearing a police uniform. Abraham Tilahun tells The Associated Press that other police officers restrained the man from throwing the grenade as Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was waving to the crowd of tens of thousands. (AP Photo)
1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM1 dead after blast at huge Ethiopia rally for reformist new PM; 'well-orchestrated attack'
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Ethiopians rally in solidarity with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Meskel Square in the capital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Saturday, June 23, 2018. A deadly explosion struck the huge rally for Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister on Saturday shortly after he spoke and was waving to the crowd that had turned out in numbers unseen in recent years in the East African nation. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
The Latest: Police say 6 arrested after Ethiopia blastThe Latest: Police say 6 arrested after Ethiopia explosion at rally for new prime minister
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Injured people lay on the ground following an explosion at a Zanu pf rally in Bulawayo, Saturday, June, 23, 2018. An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe's president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people were injured, including a vice president. (AP Photo)
Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act,' urges unity ahead of July election
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Injured people are attended to as they lay on the ground following an explosion at a Zanu pf rally in Bulawayo, Saturday, June, 23, 2018.  An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe's president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people were injured, including a vice president. (AP Photo)
The Latest: Zimbabwe leader says blast went off inches awayThe Latest: Zimbabwe's leader says explosive device went off a 'few inches away from me '
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a "few inches away from me but it is not my time"Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a "few inches away from me but it is not my time"
The Associated Press3 hours ago
4 killed in suspected Boko Haram extremist attack in Nigeria4 killed in suspected Boko Haram extremist attack in Nigeria outside Borno State capital
The Associated Press6 minutes ago
Zimbabwe state-run media call blast at president's campaign rally an assassination attemptZimbabwe state-run media call blast at president's campaign rally an assassination attempt
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurtZimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this June 21, 2016 file photo, former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba enters the courtroom of the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands. Congo's government says Saturday, June 23, 2018 it will give former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba, recently acquitted on appeal at the International Criminal Court of war crimes, a diplomatic passport to allow him to return to the country. Bemba remains a senator in Congo, and his Movement for the Liberation of Congo opposition party has said he should participate in next month's party congress. (Michael Kooren, Pool via AP, File)
Congo says it will give Bemba diplomatic passport to returnCongo to give Bemba, acquitted on appeal of war crimes at ICC, a diplomatic passport to return
The Associated Press7 hours ago
EU election observers deploy for historic Zimbabwe electionEU election observers deploy for historic Zimbabwe election, the 1st without Robert Mugabe
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Deadly explosion at rally was 'well-orchestrated attack,' Ethiopia's prime minister saysDeadly explosion at rally was 'well-orchestrated attack,' Ethiopia's prime minister says
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Ethiopia's prime minister says 'a few people' are dead after blast at rally he was addressingEthiopia's prime minister says 'a few people' are dead after blast at rally he was addressing
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Explosion at rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister; state broadcaster reports 'few' injuredExplosion at rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister; state broadcaster reports 'few' injured
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Man convicted of escaping ICE custody at NYC airportA Senegalese man has been found guilty of escaping from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody in New York's Kennedy International Airport
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Court affirms immigration fraud conviction of Rwandan manA court has affirmed the immigration fraud conviction of a Rwandan man who lied to gain entry into the U.S. and was living in Cedar Rapids
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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