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Ahmed Sahnouni's French citizenship had been revoked in 2013 for being allegedly involved in terrorist activities.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.
How European, Chinese Arms Fuel Conflict In Africa
January 21 2015 12:49 PM
Researchers aren't sure how the weapons got there, but it probably violates trade agreements.
International Criminal Court Hails Transfer Of Ugandan Rebel Commander
January 21 2015 10:49 AM
The court's chief prosecutor said that the transfer of the Ugandan rebel commander was a major step in the fight against the group.
Boko Haram Video Shows Leader Claiming Baga Attack
January 21 2015 5:35 AM
The video purports to show the Islamist militant group's leader claiming the attack on the Nigerian town that killed thousands of civilians.
Microsoft's Windows 10 Browser Could Support Chrome Add-Ons
January 21 2015 4:16 AM
For Windows 10, Microsoft is planning a huge leap from Internet Explorer.
Over 1,800 Minecraft Passwords Were Leaked Online
January 20 2015 11:23 PM
Time to change your password if your one of the millions who play Minecraft.
For Mutant Ebola Virus, Treatments May Be Less Effective
January 20 2015 9:11 PM
Virologists knew from the beginning the Ebola virus would change, challenging treatment protocols. But the outbreak is waning.
Ebola Doctor Pranav Shetty Invited To Obama Speech
January 20 2015 8:05 PM
The White House said Shetty is representing the thousands of health care workers who were deployed to West Africa to fight Ebola.
Google Invests Big In SpaceX
January 20 2015 7:19 PM
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk says he’ll pour profits from his satellite network into a Martian colony.