1 million children refugees from South Sudan's civil war

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — More than 1 million children have fled South Sudan's civil war, two United Nations agencies said Monday, part of the world's fastest growing refugee crisis.

  • Written by JUSTIN LYNCH , Associated Press

Nigeria leader meets Chibok girls, leaves for medical trip

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari expressed joy Sunday night at meeting with the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists — then jolted the country by announcing he was leaving for London immediately for medical checkups as fears for his health continue.

  • Written by BASHIR ADIGUN , Associated Press

French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

PARIS (AP) — French President-elect Emmanuel Macron laid the groundwork Monday for his transition to power, announcing a visit to Germany and a name change for his political movement and appearing with his predecessor at a solemn World War II commemoration.

  • Written by SYLVIE CORBET and LORI HINNANT , Associated Press

Jared Kushner's sister woos China's 'golden visa' investors

BEIJING (AP) — The sister of President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has been in China courting individual investors with a much-criticized federal visa program that provides a path toward obtaining U.S. green cards.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ousted Obama official to speak on Trump aide's Russia talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Obama administration official who warned the Trump White House about contacts between one of its key advisers and Russia is set to speak publicly for the first time about the concerns she raised.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER and EILEEN SULLIVAN , Associated Press