NYC’s Record-Breaking Murder-Free Streak Could Be Over
February 14 2015 4:37 PM EST
While the record officially dates back only to 1994, it likely goes far beyond that.
Boko Haram Expelled From Northeast Nigerian Town
February 14 2015 9:46 AM EST
A band of Boko Haram militants attacked the city of Gombe, but were later beaten back, a security source said.
South Sudan Cancels Elections, Plans To Extend President's Term
February 14 2015 9:03 AM EST
South Sudan has canceled its upcoming elections and plans instead to extend President Salva Kiir's term.
Fierce Fighting As Boko Haram Attacks Nigeria City
February 14 2015 6:12 AM EST
Explosions and gunfire could be heard after the fighters overwhelmed a checkpoint at the edge of the city.
Oil Tops $60 For First Time In 2015; Oversupply Persists
February 14 2015 1:37 AM EST
Market skeptics cautioned that the recent rally could fade because supplies keep coming.
Apple Is Making An Electric Car, Report Claims
February 14 2015 12:47 AM EST
The vehicle reportedly resembles a minivan, and will not have any of the self-driving functionality that its rival Google has been developing.
Meet Tonga’s First Cardinal
February 13 2015 5:06 PM EST
Bishop Soane Patita Paini Mafi will be elevated to the College of Cardinals Saturday, making him the island nation's first cardinal.
What The Cocoa Crisis Means For Valentine's Day
February 13 2015 3:24 PM EST
After a boom in cocoa prices last year, Valentine's day chocolates may be more expensive than ever -- but not for long.
Egypt’s Economy Set For Growth, But Change Will Be Slow
February 13 2015 3:14 PM EST
Egyptian leadership makes moves to improve the country’s economy, but higher taxes and lower subsidies won't be easy.
Valentine’s Traditions Around The World
February 13 2015 8:17 AM EST
Cultures around the world have put their own spin on Valentine's Day traditions.
Egypt To Airlift Citizens Out Of Libya Amid ISIS Expansion
February 13 2015 8:14 AM EST
ISIS has promoted its expansion into Libya as a means to “easily capture Coptic crusaders.”
Boko Haram Expands Beyond Nigeria
February 13 2015 8:03 AM EST
Boko Haram continues to attack villages in northeastern Nigeria, but it's also pushing into neighboring countries.
Boko Haram Kills 5 In First Attack Inside Chad
February 13 2015 7:44 AM EST
At least five civilians were killed in the Nigerian insurgent group's first attack inside chad early on Friday.
Health Workers Attacked While Holding Funeral For Ebola Victim
February 13 2015 5:45 AM EST
Mistrust of health officials is widespread in areas affected by the disease.
Microsoft Patches 15-Year-Old Windows Security Flaw
February 12 2015 11:41 PM EST
The vulnerability was located in long-dead code for the scroll bar.
Boko Haram's Latest Suicide Bomb Attack
February 12 2015 4:37 PM EST
The latest Boko Haram attack, carried out by a female, reportedly killed at least seven people in the city of Biu, in Borno state.
China, India, US Among Worst Marine Polluters
February 12 2015 3:03 PM EST
Eight of the 10 worst maritime polluting nations were Asian. Here's how much worse the world's oceans will look in 10 years.
Nigeria Cracks Down On Immigration Ahead Of Elections
February 12 2015 2:23 PM EST
The government has said the crackdown is part of a campaign to ensure that foreigners do not participate in the closely fought vote.
World Bank To Send $15M In Food Aid To Ebola-Affected Nations
February 12 2015 12:24 PM EST
The Ebola outbreak is finally slowing down, but the countries are left facing a massive food crisis.
‘Zimbabwe’s Julian Assange' Warns Of Political Disappearances
February 12 2015 10:54 AM EST
An anonymous whistleblower is back, and warning that members of Mugabe's secret police will go missing.