Boko Haram Pledges Allegiance To ISIS
March 07 2015 6:40 PM EST
The symbolic move highlights increased coordination between jihadi movements across north Africa and the Middle East.
Bombings In Nigeria Bear Hallmarks Of Boko Haram
March 07 2015 10:24 AM EST
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the three bombings that killed at least 47 people Saturday, but the Islamist militant group is the prime suspect.
Nigeria's 'King of Guns' Battles Boko Haram With Vigilantes
March 07 2015 8:17 AM EST
Some local groups in Africa's most populous country are outperforming the nation's military in fighting terrorists.
Egypt Executes First Muslim Brotherhood Supporter After Ban
March 07 2015 6:55 AM EST
Egyptian officials say Mahmoud Hassan Ramadan was hanged because he threw children from a building during the 2013 riots.
Suspects Arrested In Mali Hotel Attack That Killed 5
March 07 2015 1:35 AM EST
Eight people were also wounded in the attack where four gunmen opened fire using a machine gun and also threw a grenade.
Torrent App Installs Charity-Driven Bitcoin Miner, Causing Uproar
March 06 2015 9:18 PM EST
The old cliche “nothing in life is free” appears to apply to the controversy surrounding the popular pirate software.
Libya Reclaims Oilfields From Islamist Militants
March 06 2015 4:27 PM EST
The state-owned oilfield security forces had to fight the militants without the assistance of state troops.
Boko Haram Prepares For Showdown With Multinational Troops
March 06 2015 11:45 AM EST
Militant fighters have reportedly told town residents to flee to avoid being killed in the crossfire of an anticipated battle.
See India Celebrate The Festival Of Colors [PHOTOS]
March 06 2015 9:24 AM EST
Holi, which marks the start of spring, is famous for its celebrations involving colored powder.
South Sudan Peace Talks Suspended Indefinitely
March 06 2015 9:03 AM EST
The Intergovernmental Authority on Development, which supervised the talks, is expected to address the situation later Friday.
Analysts Say Apple Will Sell 15 Million Watches In 2015
March 06 2015 7:09 AM EST
The Watch will take a strong lead, but also help increase sales for Apple's competitors, the group says.
'Decades' Before Gender Gap Is Closed
March 06 2015 4:21 AM EST
A UN report, issued ahead of International Women's Day, finds progress to correct gender inequality has been painfully slow.
Global Food Prices Fall To Lowest Level In 5 Years: FAO
March 06 2015 2:37 AM EST
The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization said that the decline was fueled by "robust supply conditions" and low crude oil prices.
Google Supports GamerGate With Deleted Tweet, Calls It A 'Mistake'
March 05 2015 9:44 PM EST
Supporters of the movement say they're in favor of ethical journalism, but have been criticized for sexism and cyberbullying.
Egypt-Gaza Border At Rafah To Reopen
March 05 2015 6:20 PM EST
The border crossing between Gaza and Egypt at Rafah will reopen, once Egyptian authorities hand over control of the crossing to the Palestinian Authority.
Dozens Killed In Suspected Boko Haram Attack On Remote Nigerian Village
March 05 2015 6:03 PM EST
Reports said the Njaba attack killed anywhere from 45 to 64 or more villagers.
Human Rights Group Criticizes Algeria Anti-Violence Law
March 05 2015 4:40 PM EST
Under the new law, husbands found guilty of beating their wives could face up to 20 years behind bars or even life sentences.
Egypt Investigates Porn Film Shot Near The Pyramids
March 05 2015 12:31 PM EST
Russian tourists reportedly produced the film near Egypt's most important tourist attraction, allegedly with the connivance of local police.
Egypt's President Fires Controversial Interior Minister
March 05 2015 11:01 AM EST
A massive fire in Cairo's convention center Wednesday was apparently deemed the latest sign of Mohamed Ibrahim's failures.
Final Phases of Guinea Ebola Vaccine Trial Planned For Saturday
March 05 2015 9:05 AM EST
Ebola cases are down in one West African country, but officials say it's important to find a vaccine for the virus.