Measles Becoming Deadlier Than Ebola In West Africa
March 23 2015 6:00 AM EDT
Measles-related deaths could grow to 16,000 in West Africa because of disruptions to health care facilities caused by the Ebola outbreak.
OPEC Can't Get Nonmembers To Cooperate: Saudi Minister
March 22 2015 10:07 PM EDT
Brent crude settled at $55.32 a barrel Friday, about half of what it was selling for in the summer of 2013.
Morocco Arrests Alleged ISIS Terrorists
March 22 2015 5:08 PM EDT
Those in custody had pledged loyalty to the Islamic State group and were seeking recruits to fight in Iraq and Syria, officials said.
Chadian Military Kills Boko Haram Fighters In Border Town Strike
March 22 2015 4:16 PM EDT
Chadian strikes killed several dozen Boko Haram fighters in the Nigerian village of Djaboullam, said a senior Niger official.
Tunisian Security Forces Hunt For Last Suspect In Museum Attack
March 22 2015 11:06 AM EDT
"He won't go very far," President Beji Caid Essebsi says, while acknowledging the country faces a larger jihadist threat.
Shiite Rebels Seize Yemen's Third-Largest City
March 22 2015 5:54 AM EDT
The rebels are reportedly backed by supporters of former President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The action is pushing the country closer to a full-scale war.
Anti-Aircraft Guns Fire At Plane Over Yemeni City Of Aden
March 22 2015 4:17 AM EDT
This was the third incident of its kind in the past four days, in which unidentified aircraft have flown over the President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi's compound.
Airstrike On Libyan Capital Kills Senior Commander
March 21 2015 2:37 PM EDT
An airstrike by one government faction in Libya against the capital Tripoli on Saturday killed a senior commander in a force loyal to the rival government.
Amid Boko Haram, Marriage Is Not Proposed But Threatened
March 21 2015 9:10 AM EDT
"With Boko Haram, you never know," says one woman lucky enough to have escaped. "You never know what's going to happen."
20 Arrested In Tunisia After Museum Attack
March 21 2015 8:21 AM EDT
Authorities say they have arrested more than 20 suspected militants, including 10 believed to be directly involved in the Bardo attack.
New Ebola Case Dashes Liberia's Hopes It Was Free Of Virus
March 21 2015 3:34 AM EDT
Liberia had gone 27 days without a new case of Ebola, the government said. A country needs to go 42 days without one to be declared Ebola-free.
UN Warns Of Severe Global Water Deficit By 2030
March 21 2015 2:25 AM EDT
In 15 years, the world might be left with only 60 percent of the water it needs, according to a new U.N. report.
Google Mulls Service To Scan Snail-Mail
March 20 2015 11:20 PM EDT
What if the search giant could remotely “delete” your physical junk mail?
The Next Apple TV Will Have Siri And Its Own App Store
March 20 2015 7:40 PM EDT
The new set-top box includes Siri voice control and its own app store.
Scores Of Bodies Found In Former Boko Haram Town
March 20 2015 3:33 PM EDT
Victims of the terror group's "killing and maiming spree" are discovered as international troops retake lost Nigerian territory.
45,000 Egyptians Flee Libya Amid ISIS Threat, Political Turmoil
March 20 2015 1:38 PM EDT
Thousands who crossed Egypt's western border to find work have been returning home by land or by flights from Tunisia.
ISIS Claim Of Suicide Bombings In Sanaa Raises Doubts
March 20 2015 1:37 PM EDT
A suicide attack that killed at least 142 pulls Yemen deeper into a region-wide fight, but an ISIS claim is doubtful.
Nigerian Women Should Not Fear Politics, NGO Says
March 20 2015 1:25 PM EDT
Slightly more than half of women in Nigeria are registered to vote, one estimate says.
New Zealand Face Unpredictable West Indies
March 20 2015 12:52 PM EDT
Cricket World Cup co-hosts New Zealand will take on the West Indies in the last remaining quarterfinal.
Mobile Devices Expected To Spur Growth In Africa
March 20 2015 12:52 PM EDT
Economists say rapidly growing mobile connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa could spur development when used by the public sector.