WHO Develops New Way To Fight Outbreaks Like Ebola
January 25 2015 5:14 PM
WHO has developed a contingency fund that will help it fight outbreaks like Ebola faster.
Boko Haram's Violence Reaches Maiduguri
January 25 2015 4:25 PM
Nigerian forces battled Boko Haram militants in clashes that killed 200 combatants.
Suspected Boko Haram Attack Takes Nigerian Town
January 25 2015 2:16 PM
After being repelled from the capital city, Maiduguri, militants took another town in Borno state.
Nigerian Military Repels Boko Haram In Maiduguri
January 25 2015 12:39 PM
Security forces say Nigeria's military fought back a suspected attack by Boko Haram militants in the Borno state capital.
Death Toll At 20 On Anniversary Of January 25 Revolution
January 25 2015 11:14 AM
Anti-government, pro-democracy demonstrators reportedly have been shot and killed in cities around Egypt.
2 Demonstrators Killed On Anniversary Of Egypt's Revolution
January 25 2015 10:08 AM
On the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak, two protesters were killed and two police were injured by a bomb.
Central African Republic Minister Kidnapped
January 25 2015 9:49 AM
The country's minister for youth and sport was kidnapped on Sunday by gunmen while returning from church.
Yemen Risks Disintegration As South Rejects Shiite Group's Takeover
January 25 2015 6:37 AM
No sooner had Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi announced his resignation than his country's tenuous political fabric began to disintegrate.
Boko Haram Militants Launch Attack On Key Nigerian City
January 25 2015 5:53 AM
The extremist group is reportedly engaged in fierce fighting with the Nigerian military, which is responding with airstrikes and ground troops.
Boko Haram Releases About 190 Captives In Nigeria
January 24 2015 11:41 PM
The militants released young men, women and children who were kidnapped on Jan 6. At least 20 other people are still being held.
Man's Ancestors Learned To Use Hands Earlier Than Thought
January 24 2015 10:03 PM
Researchers found evidence the species represented by the fossil Lucy used stone tools during its reign 3 million to 2 million years ago.
John Kerry To Visit Nigeria Ahead Of Presidential Election
January 24 2015 5:18 PM
Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to speak with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and leading challenger Muhammadu Buharim.
Demonstrator Killed In Egypt On Eve Of Anniversary Of 2011 Revolution
January 24 2015 3:10 PM
Woman shot dead in Cairo one day before anniversary of Arab Spring uprising in Egypt.
Liberia Has Just 5 Current Cases of Ebola
January 24 2015 11:37 AM
Liberia's five cases of Ebola virus disease compares with the country's peak of about 500 per week last year.
Microsoft Adds New Xbox, Cortana Features To Windows 10 Preview
January 24 2015 1:21 AM
The latest “under construction” software also includes better support for convertible laptops.
South Africa Violence Prompts Fears Of Rising Xenophobia
January 23 2015 8:23 AM
Police have made arrests in a recent wave of attacks on foreigners though they have avoided framing the incidents as hate crimes.
French Court Approves Revoking Jihadist's French Nationality
January 23 2015 8:12 AM
Ahmed Sahnouni's French citizenship had been revoked in 2013 for being allegedly involved in terrorist activities.
How Can We Stop The Next Major Disease Outbreak?
January 22 2015 3:57 PM
Global health care leaders at the World Economic Forum reveal lessons learned from the latest Ebola outbreak.
Top Nigerian Official Says Elections Should Be Delayed
January 22 2015 8:32 AM
Technical issues struck about 10 million people from voter rolls, leaving many with no voter ID cards ahead of the ballot.
Egyptian Court Orders Mubarak's Sons To Be Released
January 22 2015 7:44 AM
Gamal and Alaa Mubarak were sentenced to four years in jail in May 2014, after being taken into custody in 2011.