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A supporter of main opposition leader Raila Odinga holds a placard of his face, center, as they make a small demonstration outside the Supreme Court in Nairobi, Kenya, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017.  Dozens of supporters gathered in front of the court building where opposition lawyers were expected to file a petition contesting President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election.<br>Ben Curtis/AP

Kenya opposition files challenge against presidential vote

Lawyers representing the Kenyan opposition coalition National Super Alliance filed a petition Friday with the Supreme Court challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election, beating a midnight deadline.


Spain rescues 600 migrants in Mediterranean in 24 hours

Spain's maritime rescue service has saved more than 600 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea from Morocco in the past 24 hours, making it one of its busiest days so far this year.


With Obama gone, Pentagon to resume major Egyptian military exercise

The U.S. military is preparing to restart the biannual Bright Star exercise, which was cancelled by President Barack Obama in 2013 to protest the killing of hundreds of protesters in Cairo.

Libyan warlord forges Russian ties with Moscow visit

Libyan strongman Kalifa Haftar is meeting with Russian leaders in Moscow in a sign of growing ties with a militiaman whose forces now control a growing swath of territory in the oil-rich north African country.


Suspected militants kill 2 policemen in Egypt's Sinai

Egyptian security officials say suspected Islamic militants have shot dead two policemen in el-Arish, capital of the turbulent north of the Sinai Peninsula, where an Islamic State affiliate is fighting security forces.


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