Olympics Marathon Medalist's Protest Shines Spotlight on Unrest in Ethiopia
When marathon silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa crossed the finish line at the Rio Olympics, he crossed his arms above his head in an "X", a sign of protest against the Ethiopian government's treatment of his people, the ethnic Oromo.
Violence erupts in Zimbabwe's capital after anti-Mugabe rally
Zimbabwean police on Friday fired tear gas at opposition leaders and hundreds of demonstrators as a protest against President Robert Mugabe descended into one of the worst outbreaks of violence in two decades.
Federal prosecutors have brought terrorism charges against an 11th man from the Minneapolis Somali community, alleging that the 20-year-old suspect used proceeds from a legal settlement related to the city’s deadly 2007 bridge collapse to ultimately finance his travel to Syria two years ago.