UN Now Says 'Hundreds' Of Children Kidnapped In South Sudan
March 01 2015 4:29 PM EST
The United Nations originally estimated 89 children were abducted last month by a militia group.
Nigerian Girl Beaten To Death As Suspected Suicide Bomber
March 01 2015 11:44 AM EST
Police called it a "mob action carried out by an irate crowd" in the northeastern city of Bauchi.
'World Needs To Be Concerned' About Flu Pandemics
March 01 2015 2:13 AM EST
The World Health Organization is concerned about avian influenza, noting the diversity of flu viruses currently circulating is unprecedented.
Thousands In Cameroon Protest Boko Haram, As Fighting Intensifies
February 28 2015 3:01 PM EST
Some 5,000 people marched in Cameroon protesting against the Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria. Fighting between the terrorists and coalition forces has intensified.
Brotherhood Leader Gets Life, Hamas Listed As Terrorists In Egypt
February 28 2015 11:09 AM EST
Palestinian group Hamas was labeled a terrorist organization and gyptian Muslim Brotherhood's top leader Mohamed Badie was sentenced to life in prison in one day.
Lesotho Holds Peaceful Snap Elections After Attempted 'Coup'
February 28 2015 5:54 AM EST
Lesotho's government collapsed last August after a vote of no confidence was brought against Prime Minister Thomas Thabane.
US Drone Attack In Yemen Kills 4 Suspected Al Qaeda Militants
February 28 2015 5:20 AM EST
The attack targeted militants traveling in two vehicles, a local security official said, adding that several other suspected militants were injured.
Pakistan In Need Of World Cup Kick Start
February 27 2015 10:41 PM EST
Pakistan will be looking for a first win at the 2015 Cricket World Cup when taking on Zimbabwe in Brisbane.
Google Brings Porn Back To Bloggers
February 27 2015 10:39 PM EST
It took less than 72 hours for the company to cancel an impending no-porn policy.
Swiss Watchmakers Are Making Luxury Timepieces (Slightly) Smarter
February 27 2015 7:26 PM EST
The new devices retain high-end wristwatch looks, but also contain an activity tracker.
US Imposes Sanctions On Hezbollah - In Nigeria
February 27 2015 12:19 PM EST
“We will track Hezbollah’s illicit activities to all corners of the earth,” said a U.S. Treasury release.
ICC Uphold's Congo Ex-Militia Leader's Acquittal
February 27 2015 11:29 AM EST
The International Criminal Court upheld the 2012 acquittal for Mathieu Ngudjolo Chui's alleged war crimes.
Crowdfunded Startup Plans IPO To Build Hyperloop Test Track
February 27 2015 12:36 AM EST
Hyperloop Transportation Technologies says it has a deal with a developer to build a working model of the high-speed transit tube.
Cricket Co-Hosts Set For Heavyweight Showdown
February 26 2015 10:33 PM EST
Cricket World Cup co-hosts Australia and New Zealand will renew their rivalry in Auckland.
The 'Nigerian Prince' Problem
February 26 2015 2:58 PM EST
Nigerian online entrepreneurs are still fighting a stereotype as old as email.
Racially Diverse Emoji Apps Were Available Before Apple Criticism
February 26 2015 2:18 PM EST
For at least a year before Apple got in on the act, independent emoji keyboard apps were being sold that include racially diverse emoticon characters.
New Report Finds Social Hostilities Against Religion Declining
February 26 2015 1:53 PM EST
A quarter of the countries surveyed still report high levels of religious hate crimes despite declining levels of hostility.
Patient Rushed To Virginia Hospital With Ebola-Like Symptoms
February 26 2015 12:54 PM EST
The patient has not been diagnosed with Ebola but was put into isolation at Virginia Hospital Center near Washington.
Only 40% Of The World Has Been Online In The Last Year
February 26 2015 12:46 PM EST
A new report provides insight as to why getting online remains elusive for most people on Earth.
Nigerian Opposition Leader Says He Won't Negotiate With Boko Haram
February 26 2015 11:13 AM EST
Buhari is widely viewed as an anti-corruption leader, despite allegations of human-rights abuses during his regime.