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Cameroon helicopter crashes, killing general and 5 othersAuthorities say a helicopter fighting the Boko Haram insurgency has crashed on the border with Nigeria, killing six people including the commander of this central African nation's troops
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A woman poses in front of ECOWAS Senegalese troops near to the state house in the Gambian capital Banjul Sunday Jan. 22, 2017, one day after Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh went into exile. ECOWAS troops are moving in to prepare for the return of newly installed President Adama Barrow. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Gambia's ex-leader made off with millions, luxury carsGambia's exiled leader emptied coffers, shipped out luxury cars, adviser to new president says
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Adviser to Gambia president: Exiled leader emptied state coffers, shipped out luxury vehiclesAdviser to Gambia president: Exiled leader emptied state coffers, shipped out luxury vehicles
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Turkish president targets cleric's schools on Africa visitTurkish president targets cleric's schools on Africa visit; fallout from failed coup attempt
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh waves to supporters as he departs from Banjul airport Saturday Jan. 21, 2017.  Jammeh announced early Saturday he has decided to relinquish power, after hours of last-ditch talks with regional leaders and the threat by a regional military force to make him leave. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Gambia's defeated leader leaves country, ends standoffGambia's defeated leader leaves the country, ending standoff as new president soon to arrive
The Associated Press1 day ago
Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh now leaving the country, ending political standoffGambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh now leaving the country, ending political standoff
The Associated Press1 day ago
Nigeria group: 20 die, many missing after pro-Trump rallyNigeria group: Death toll now 20, many missing after pro-Trump rally clashes with police
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this image taken from video, Gambia's new president Adama Barrow talks during an interview with The Associated Press in Dakar, Senegal, Saturday Jan. 21, 2017, just hours after Yahya Jammeh agreed to step down from office.   Barrow said Saturday that he will launch a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate the alleged human rights abuses of Yahya Jammeh's 22-year regime. (AP Photo)
AP INTERVIEW: New Gambia leader to set up truth commissionGambia's new president Adama Barrow said Saturday that he will launch a truth and reconciliation commission to investigate the alleged human rights abuses of Yahya Jammeh's 22-year regime
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this image taken from TV, Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh appears on state TV to give a brief statement agreeing to step down from office, in Banjul, Gambia, the early hours of Saturday morning Jan. 21, 2017.   Jammeh's decision to step down appears to pave the way for the winner of December's general elections, Adama Barrow to take power. (Gambia State TV via AP)
Who is departing Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh?Who is departing Gambian ruler Yahya Jammeh? A look at the leader who didn't want to leave
The Associated Press1 day ago
In this image taken from TV, Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh appears on state TV to give a brief statement agreeing to step down from office, in Banjul, Gambia, the early hours of Saturday morning Jan. 21, 2017.   Jammeh's decision to step down appears to pave the way for the winner of December's general elections, Adama Barrow to take power. (Gambia State TV via AP)
AP Interview: New Gambia leader says Jammeh leaving in hoursAP Interview: New Gambia leader says defeated ruler Jammeh leaving for Guinea within hours
The Associated Press1 day ago
New Gambian president: Defeated leader Yahya Jammeh expected to leave for Guinea within hoursNew Gambian president: Defeated leader Yahya Jammeh expected to leave for Guinea within hours
The Associated Press1 day ago
Soldiers roll back the red carpet near a parked Gambian Presidential aircraft on the tarmac of Banjul's airport Friday Jan. 20, 2016. The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania have arrived in Gambia's capital in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get defeated President Yahya Jammeh to cede power to Adama Barrow who was sworn in as Gambian President Thursday. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Gambia's defeated leader agrees to cede power, leaveGambia's defeated leader announces he has decided to relinquish power, after regional pressure
The Associated Press2 days ago
A Senegal soldier patrols at the Gambia border with Senegal in the town of Karang, Senegal, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh must cede power by noon Friday or he will be dislodged by a regional force that has already moved into the country, West African officials said. (AP Photo/Sylvain Cherkaoui)
The Latest: Defeated Gambia leader says relinquishing powerThe Latest: Defeated Gambia leader says he has decided to relinquish power
The Associated Press2 days ago
Gambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announces he has decided to relinquish powerGambia's defeated leader Yahya Jammeh announces he has decided to relinquish power
The Associated Press2 days ago
Jammeh agrees to cede power to new leader, Senegalese government official saysJammeh agrees to cede power to new leader, Senegalese government official says
The Associated Press2 days ago
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