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Sudan’s Bashir transferred to jail

Several other regime figures are being held at the jail and kept separately to Bashir, who is under intensified security measures, the officials said. The prison's main yard has been well-known as a site for executions."He would've been led past the same hangman's noose where he
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Mohamed Salah stars on cover of TIME 100

Other athletes on the list include the NBA's LeBron James, U.S. soccer's Alex Morgan, tennis player Naomi Osaka, middle distance runner Caster Semenya, golfer Tiger Woods, and pro gamer "Ninja" (Richard Tyler Blevins).While this is the first time Salah has featured on the list, Woods — who won the Masters on Sunday in one of sport's greatest comeback stories
Africa

Giant fossil found in Kenya’s museum

Portions of the animal's jaw, skull and skeleton, including enormous teeth, were discovered in a drawer at the National Museums of Kenya. The fossils were originally found in Kenya decades ago and thought to be a smaller species, but those researchers were searching for ancient apes, so the fossils were put aside."Opening a museum drawer, we saw a row of gigantic
Africa

Sudan’s Bashir transferred to jail

Several other regime figures are being held at the jail and kept separately to Bashir, who is under intensified security measures, the officials said. The prison's main yard has been well-known as a site for executions."He would've been led past the same hangman's noose where he sent people to meet their Lord," said one of the prison officials.Bashir was
Africa

Mohamed Salah stars on cover of TIME 100

Other athletes on the list include the NBA's LeBron James, U.S. soccer's Alex Morgan, tennis player Naomi Osaka, middle distance runner Caster Semenya, golfer Tiger Woods, and pro gamer "Ninja" (Richard Tyler Blevins).While this is the first time Salah has featured on the list, Woods — who won the Masters on Sunday in one of sport's greatest comeback stories
Africa

Giant fossil found in Kenya’s museum

Portions of the animal's jaw, skull and skeleton, including enormous teeth, were discovered in a drawer at the National Museums of Kenya. The fossils were originally found in Kenya decades ago and thought to be a smaller species, but those researchers were searching for ancient apes, so the fossils were put aside."Opening a museum drawer, we saw a row of gigantic
Africa

Burundi schoolgirls expelled for drawing on President’s image

The girls, who are all minors, were detained for six days last month at Ngozi Central Prison and charged with "insulting the head of state," President Pierre Nkurunziza, according to the rights agency.Their detention sparked worldwide anger with many taking to social media to post defaced pictures of Nkurunziza with the hashtag #FreeOurGirls.A boy, who was not charged with
Africa

150 people feared missing after passenger boat sinks in Congo

The disaster happened Monday evening, but details of the incident were only just emerging Wednesday.President Tshisekedi said he was "very saddened" by the news and extended his condolences to the families of the missing."I am very saddened by the shipwreck of a pirogue on (Monday) April 15 on Lake Kivu. The provisional toll is 150 people missing," Tshisekedi said on his
Africa

Sudan’s Bashir transferred to jail

Several other regime figures are being held at the jail and kept separately to Bashir, who is under intensified security measures, the officials said. The prison's main yard has been well-known as a site for executions."He would've been led past the same hangman's noose where he sent people to meet their Lord," said one of the prison officials.Bashir was
Africa

Colorful Egyptian tomb puzzles archeologists

(CNN) — The deserts of Egypt continue to reveal the secrets of a fascinating ancient civilization best known for its towering pyramids. And now the country's Ministry of Antiquities has unveiled a well-preserved tomb with inscriptions and colorful reliefs dating from more than 4,000 years ago. The tomb is thought to belong to an official named Khuwy, who was