Rwandan Genocide

Rwandan President Paul Kagame arrives to cast his ballot in Rwanda's capital Kigali Friday Aug. 4, 2017 for the presidential elections in which he is widely expected to win another term after the government disqualified all but three candidates. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 05, 2017 - 2:17 am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda's longtime President Paul Kagame has won a third term in office in what he had called "a formality." Electoral authorities overnight said Kagame has won more than 98 percent of the vote with 80 percent of the votes counted so far, with no major change expected when...
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Vote count starts at a polling station in Rwanda's capital Kigali Friday Aug. 4, 2017 for the presidential elections. Rwandans voted in an election Friday that the country's longtime president is widely expected to win, after the government disqualified all but three candidates. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
August 04, 2017 - 10:07 am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandans voted in an election Friday that the country's longtime president was widely expected to win, while the foreign minister mocked the head of Human Rights Watch for calling the government a "murderous dictatorship." President Paul Kagame, who won the 2010 election with...
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August 02, 2017 - 6:14 am
KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — In the eyes of some voters Philippe Mpayimana, a fresh-faced former journalist who is running for president of Rwanda, is just a clown. Otherwise, they ask, why would he be running against longtime President Paul Kagame? Some of Mpayimana's campaign venues are nearly empty of...
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Pope Francis, welcomes Rwanda's President Paul Kagame during a private audience at the Vatican, Monday, March 20, 2017. (Tony Gentile/Pool photo via AP)
March 20, 2017 - 8:17 am
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has begged forgiveness for the "sins and failings of the church and its members" during Rwanda's 1994 genocide and told Rwanda's president that he hoped his apology would help the country heal. In an extraordinary statement after Francis' meeting Monday with...
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March 02, 2017 - 4:44 am
ATTORNEY GENERAL-RUSSIA Sessions responds to allegations WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is responding to allegations that he talked Russia during the presidential campaign. There are revelations that Sessions talked twice with Russia's ambassador to the United States. But during...
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