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An aircraft takes off to join the U.S.-led coalition to conduct air strikes against military targets in Yemen (US Central Command / via REUTERS)

The United States and Britain launched military strikes against the Houthi rebels in Yemen on Thursday, after weeks of mounting attacks by the Iran-backed militant group in the Red Sea.

Germany is hosting an investors' conference in Berlin under the G20's Compact with Africa initiative. The gathering is part of the German government's commitment to supporting African countries in making economic gains.

Demonstrators lift Burkinabè and Russian flags after Burkina Faso’s second 2022 coup. (Photo: /AFP/Getty Images Issouf Sanogo)

Moscow’s rising ambitions on the continent are stoking tensions with the West. But the shifting politics of Russia’s Wagner Group mercenaries and fallout from the war in Ukraine could change the calculus.

The first medals of the 2018 Winter Olympics, in the women's cross-country 15-kilometer skiathlon, were won by (from left) Norway's Marit Bjoergen, silver; Sweden's Charlotte Kalla, gold; and Finland's Krista Parmakoski, bronze. (AP/Patrick Semansky)

Sweden won the first gold medal of the Winter Games on Saturday, but the United States and Norway also made history on a blustery and bitter cold day in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Namibia’s president and founding prime minister Hage Geingob died Sunday at age 82 while receiving treatment for cancer, and the southern African nation quickly swore in his deputy to complete the term in office.

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