Officials: Last slave ship from Africa ID’d on Alabama coast

U.S. 05/22/19, 20:03

Researchers working in the murky waters of the northern Gulf Coast have located the wreck of the last ship known to bring enslaved people from Africa to the United States, historical officials said Wednesday.Remains of the Gulf schooner Clotilda were identified and verified near Mobile after months of assessment, a ...

Burkina Faso president wishes ex-hostages safe return

Europe 05/11/19, 08:33

Burkina Faso's president has received three liberated hostages in the presidential palace in the capital, Ouagadougou, to wish them well as they fly to Paris.Roch Kabore tweeted Saturday he wishes the two French tourists and one South Korean citizen a "safe return to their respective families."The three will fly to ...

French soldiers killed while freeing tourists in West Africa

Europe 05/10/19, 06:07

Two French soldiers have been killed in a military operation in the West African nation of Burkina Faso that freed two French tourists and two others kidnapped in neighboring Benin.In a statement Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron expressed condolences for the two soldiers killed in the overnight operation. He promised ...

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