Shell To Pay Out $83M To Settle Nigeria Oil Spill Claims
January 06 2015 8:51 PM
Individuals will each receive about 2,200 pounds in the first such case to pay compensation directly to individual community members.
Audi A7 Drives Itself From San Francisco To Vegas, Mostly
January 06 2015 8:01 PM
Audi claims all of the tech from its autonomous A7 is nearly ready for production vehicles.
How Boko Haram Is Affecting The Vote In Africa's Biggest Economy
January 06 2015 1:16 PM
Nigeria's booming economy and upcoming elections are threatened by challenges from Boko Haram.
Mercedes-Benz Unveils Self-Driving Car At CES 2015
January 06 2015 1:00 AM
Dieter Zetsche, the automaker’s CEO, says that there are still a number of legal and ethical issues raised by self-driving cars.
Facebook Acquires Voice Recognition Startup Wit.ai
January 05 2015 8:16 PM
The mobile app service hopes to be the voice recognition software behind the Internet of Things.
Pope Francis Helps To Empower Catholic Outreach In Africa
January 05 2015 3:56 PM
Roughly 16 percent of the world’s Catholics now live in Africa, where the Catholic population grew almost 21 percent between 2005 and 2010.
Pope's Cardinal Picks Emphasize ‘Truly Global’ Church
January 05 2015 3:30 PM
"What [the pope] has shown is that all roads may lead to Rome, but they're not one-way. They are two-way streets."
Tunisia Selects Ex-Regime Interior Minister For Top Government Post
January 05 2015 8:16 AM
Habib Essid, who served as interior minister under Ben Ali, was selected after an agreement among political parties in the newly elected congress.
Boko Haram Seizes Nigerian Army Base In Northeast
January 05 2015 12:52 AM
Residents of Baga who fled to neighboring Chad said that the militant group killed many and set the town on fire.
Passenger Aircraft Crash Lands At Nairobi Airport
January 04 2015 5:37 PM
A small aircraft crash lands at Nairobi's international airport.
Pope Francis Names New Cardinals In Vatican Overhaul
January 04 2015 3:33 PM
The pope continues on his mission to change the Vatican by picking cardinals, many from smaller, less developed countries.
Suicide Bomber Slays 4 In Attack On Somali Special Forces
January 04 2015 1:02 PM
At least four people were killed when a car bomb was detonated next to a military convoy in Mogadishu.
Exposed To Ebola, US Health Worker Arrives In Omaha
January 04 2015 6:18 AM
The health care will be observed for 21 days and treated if necessary at Nebraska Medicine.
Libya Kidnappings Target Coptic Christians
January 03 2015 11:38 PM
Twenty Egyptian Christians have been abducted in Libya in one week, media reports indicate.
British Nurse With Ebola Takes A Turn For The Worse
January 03 2015 5:59 PM
Pauline Cafferkey's condition worsened to critical Saturday, just days after she had been sitting up and talking.
New Airstrike Aimed At Libyan City Misrata, With Clashes Near Oil Port
January 03 2015 10:54 AM
Forces loyal to Libya’s internationally recognized government staged airstrikes on the commercial port of Misrata Saturday.
South Korean In Sierra Leone Flown To Germany For Suspected Ebola
January 03 2015 6:55 AM
The health care worker will be kept under isolation for 21 days in a special unit at Berlin’s Charite Hospital.
Abductions In Nigeria Blamed On Boko Haram
January 02 2015 11:24 PM
Armed gunmen kidnapped 40 youths from the remote Nigerian village of Malari.
Head Of UN Ebola Mission Says Outbreak Will End This Year
January 02 2015 7:49 PM
Each of the most-afflicted countries now has the capability to isolate and treat every Ebola patient, he says.
33 More Children Reunited With Parents In Cape Town
January 02 2015 1:03 PM
At least 500 children got lost on crowded beaches in Cape Town, South Africa, on New Year's Day.