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Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed waves to the crowd at a large rally in his support, 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)
2nd person dies after grenade blast at huge Ethiopia rally2nd person dies after grenade attack at massive Ethiopia rally; more than 30 arrested
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Injured people lay on the ground following an explosion at a Zanu pf rally in Bulawayo, Saturday, June, 23, 2018. An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe's president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people were injured, including a vice president. (AP Photo)
Zimbabwe says 'nothing will stop' election after rally blastZimbabwe says 'nothing will stop the elections' after blast at president's rally hurts 49
The Associated Press3 hours ago
The Latest: Zimbabwe blast 'terrorism,' vice president saysThe Latest: Zimbabwe blast 'terrorism,' VP says; any 'scared' candidates to get protection
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Regional bloc says South Sudan's rebel leader not welcomeEast Africa's regional bloc says South Sudan's rebel leader not welcome except for peace talks
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4 killed in suspected Boko Haram extremist attack in Nigeria4 killed in suspected Boko Haram extremist attack in Nigeria outside Borno State capital
The Associated Press23 hours ago
Ethiopians rally in solidarity with Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed in Meskel Square in the capital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on 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)
1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM1 dead after blast at huge Ethiopia rally for reformist new PM; 'well-orchestrated attack'
The Associated Press1 day ago
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: Police say 6 arrested after Ethiopia blastThe Latest: Police say 6 arrested after Ethiopia explosion at rally for new prime minister
The Associated Press1 day ago
Injured people lay on the ground following an explosion at a Zanu pf rally in Bulawayo, Saturday, June, 23, 2018. An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe's president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people were injured, including a vice president. (AP Photo)
Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act'Zimbabwe leader calls assassination attempt 'cowardly act,' urges unity ahead of July election
The Associated Press1 day ago
Injured people are attended to as they lay on the ground following an explosion at a Zanu pf rally in Bulawayo, Saturday, June, 23, 2018.  An explosion rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe's president was addressing a campaign rally on Saturday, with state media calling it an assassination attempt but saying he was not hurt and was evacuated from the scene. Witnesses said several people were injured, including a vice president. (AP Photo)
The Latest: Zimbabwe leader says blast went off inches awayThe Latest: Zimbabwe's leader says explosive device went off a 'few inches away from me '
The Associated Press1 day ago
Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a "few inches away from me but it is not my time"Zimbabwe's leader: Explosive device went off a "few inches away from me but it is not my time"
The Associated Press1 day ago
Zimbabwe state-run media call blast at president's campaign rally an assassination attemptZimbabwe state-run media call blast at president's campaign rally an assassination attempt
The Associated Press1 day ago
Zimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurtZimbabwe state media report explosion at president's campaign rally; Mnangagwa not hurt
The Associated Press1 day ago
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
The Associated Press1 day ago
EU election observers deploy for historic Zimbabwe electionEU election observers deploy for historic Zimbabwe election, the 1st without Robert Mugabe
The Associated Press1 day ago
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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