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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: 1st confirmed death after Ethiopia rally blastThe Latest: Ethiopia's health minister confirms 1st death after blast at rally for new PM
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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
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EU election observers deploy for historic Zimbabwe electionEU election observers deploy for historic Zimbabwe election, the 1st without Robert Mugabe
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017 file photo, German tennis legend Boris Becker attends a news conference speaking about his new role in the German Tennis Federation in the town hall in Frankfurt, Germany. Central African Republic's foreign minister says on Friday, June 22, 2018 a reported diplomatic passport for Boris Becker appears to be a fake and the country's prosecutor general will investigate. The retired German tennis star claims that his role as Central African Republic's attache to the European Union on sporting, cultural and humanitarian affairs gives him diplomatic immunity from bankruptcy proceedings in Britain. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
Central African Republic minister says Becker passport fakeCentral African Republic foreign minister says reported diplomatic passport for Becker a fake
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir, center, arrives back in the country from peace talks in Addis Ababa, at the airport in Juba, South Sudan Friday, June 22, 2018. The latest attempt at ending South Sudan's five-year civil war failed Friday as President Salva Kiir rejected working again with rival Riek Machar after their first face-to-face meeting in almost two years. (AP Photo/Bullen Chol)
South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects MacharSouth Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects rival Machar; 'We have had enough of him'
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Ethiopia unblocks more than 200 websites as reforms continueEthiopia unblocks more than 200 websites as reforms continue, citing freedom of expression
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US imposes visa bans on several unnamed Congo officialsUS imposes visa bans on several unnamed Congo officials over 'significant corruption'
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South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects rival Machar; 'We have had enough of him'South Sudan peace deal attempt fails as Kiir rejects rival Machar; 'We have had enough of him'
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South Sudan's President Salva Kiir attends peace talks at a hotel in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Thursday, June 21, 2018. South Sudan's armed opposition on Thursday rejected any "imposition" of a peace deal to end the five-year civil war and asked for more time after the first face-to-face meeting between President Salva Kiir and rival Riek Machar in almost two years. (AP Photo/Mulugeta Ayene)
South Sudan's armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peaceSouth Sudan's armed opposition rejects 'imposition' of peace deal after Kiir, Machar meet
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Nigerian man sentenced to 15 years for IRS tax-return schemeA Nigerian man has been sentenced in Oregon to 15 years in federal prison for his role in bilking over $11 million via an identity-theft scheme from the Internal Revenue Service
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