In Uganda, a Rwandan exile goes missing

KAMPALA, Rwanda (AP) — One Rwandan refugee is missing and another was almost taken from Uganda’s capital, officials said Thursday, in the la…

Mideast Egypt

Mubarak moved to hospital

He’s out of prison, but former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is now under house arrest at a hospital in a suburb of Cairo.

Brazil hires thousands of Cuban doctors

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil says will import thousands of Cuban doctors to work in areas where medical services and doctors are scarce, and Fore…

Israeli warplanes strike area near Beirut

JERUSALEM (AP) — Militants in Lebanon fired four rockets toward Israel on Thursday, setting off air raid sirens and startling a nation alrea…

Explosions shut down oil pipeline in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — Officials say bomb attacks in northern Iraq have damaged part of a pipeline exporting oil through the Turkish port of Ceyhan.…