Political refugees

In this photo taken Saturday, March.18, 2017, Abdul Ghani Bandenjki, left, teaches Arabic and the Quran, in a School in Tema, Ghana. Bandenjki first visited Ghana in 2006 after being invited to officiate at prayers during the Ramadan holy month. When fighting broke out in Syria five years later, Bandenjki decided to return to this West African nation more than 3,000 miles (4,825 kilometers) away. (AP Photo/ Jordi Perdigo)
March 19, 2017 - 6:57 am
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — As desperate Syrians flee the devastating war in their country, some are finding refuge in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana. One imam from Aleppo, Abdul Ghani Bandenjki, first visited Ghana in 2006 after being invited to officiate at prayers during the Ramadan holy month...
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March 19, 2017 - 6:07 am
ACCRA, Ghana (AP) — As desperate Syrians flee the devastating war in their country, some are finding refuge in sub-Saharan Africa, including Ghana. One imam from Aleppo, Abdul Ghani Bandenjki, first visited Ghana in 2006 after being invited to officiate at prayers during the Ramadan holy month...
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March 19, 2017 - 3:48 am
NKOREA-ROCKET ENGINE TEST North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rockets. Leader Kim Jong Un attended the test at the Sohae launch site, according to a report by the Korean Central News Agency,...
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March 19, 2017 - 3:07 am
NKOREA-ROCKET ENGINE TEST North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rockets. Leader Kim Jong Un attended the test at the Sohae launch site, according to a report by the Korean Central News Agency,...
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March 19, 2017 - 2:16 am
NKOREA-ROCKET ENGINE TEST North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rockets. Leader Kim Jong Un attended the test at the Sohae launch site, according to a report by the Korean Central News Agency,...
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March 19, 2017 - 12:54 am
NKOREA-ROCKET ENGINE TEST North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rockets. Leader Kim Jong Un attended the test at the Sohae launch site, according to a report by the Korean Central News Agency,...
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March 18, 2017 - 11:47 pm
NKOREA-ROCKET ENGINE TEST North Korea tests newly developed high-thrust rocket engine TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has tested a new type of high-thrust engine to propel its rockets. Leader Kim Jong Un attended the test at the Sohae launch site, according to a report by the Korean Central News Agency,...
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March 18, 2017 - 8:53 pm
OBIT-CHUCK BERRY Rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry dies at 90 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Chuck Berry, rock 'n' roll's founding guitar hero and storyteller who defined the music's joy and rebellion in such classics as "Johnny B. Goode," ''Sweet Little Sixteen" and "Roll Over Beethoven," died Saturday at his...
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March 18, 2017 - 4:48 pm
FRANCE-AIRPORT SHOOTING Officials: Attacker snatched assault gun from soldier, aiming to shoot people PARIS (AP) — French officials are providing new details of today's attack on a soldier at Orly Airport near Paris. Paris prosecutor Francois Molins says a man held a pistol to the female soldier's...
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Bodies of Somali migrants, killed in attack by a helicopter while traveling in a boat off the coast of Yemen, lie on the ground at Hodeida, Yemen, Friday, Mar. 17, 2017. A helicopter gunship attacked a boat packed with Somali migrants off the coast of Yemen overnight Thursday, killing at least 31 people, according to a U.N. agency, Yemeni officials and a survivor who witnessed the attack. (AP Photo/Abdel-Karim Muhammed)
March 18, 2017 - 2:43 pm
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's government on Saturday blamed the Saudi-led coalition for Friday's attack on a boat that killed at least 42 Somali refugees, calling the assault by a military vessel and a helicopter gunship "horrific." Somalia urged the U.S.-supported coalition to investigate...
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