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German tennis legend Boris Becker attends a briefing in Frankfurt, Germany, on Aug. 23, 2017. The Central African Republic's foreign minister said on Friday, June 22, 2018, that a reported diplomatic passport for Boris Becker appears to be a fake and the country's prosecutor general will investigate.<br>Michael Probst/AP

Central African Republic minister says Becker passport fake

Central African Republic's foreign minister says a reported diplomatic passport for Boris Becker appears to be a fake and the prosecutor general will investigate.


Study: 242 Libyan civilians killed by airstrikes since 2012

Airstrikes have killed at least 242 civilians in Libya since the end of the NATO air campaign that helped topple Moammar Gadhafi, as the U.S. and other nations have targeted Islamic extremists and Libyan factions have battled one another, a study said Wednesday.


Eritrea sending delegation to rival Ethiopia for peace talks

Eritrea's president announced Wednesday he is sending a rare delegation to neighboring Ethiopia for peace talks, days after Ethiopia's new prime minister took a major step toward calming deadly tensions with its decades-long rival.

UN: Ebola outbreak in Congo has been 'largely contained'

The World Health Organization says there is "cautious optimism" that the Ebola outbreak in Congo may be winding down.


Navy investigating noncombat-related death of sailor at Africa base

A brief Navy statement issued Tuesday about the death of Petty Officer 1st Class Matthew I. Holzemer, of Tennessee, provided no details.


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