Boko Haram Attack Claims 32 Lives In Nigeria
December 18 2014 8:41 AM
The news of the latest attack comes a day after a Nigerian military court sentenced 54 soldiers to death after they were convicted of mutiny.
Ebola Virus Kills Another Sierra Leone Doctor
December 18 2014 8:12 AM
The virus has already killed more than 350 healthcare workers and has infected 18,600 people in West Africa.
Nigeria Sentences 54 Soldiers To Death For Mutiny
December 18 2014 12:37 AM
Nigerian soldiers claim they lack the weapons and supplies to tackle the well-armed Boko Haram, who have been fighting an insurgency since 2009.
Three Years Later, North Korea Is Still Mourning Kim Jong Il's Death
December 17 2014 1:35 PM
Three years after Kim Jong Il's death, the official mourning period for the leader is finally over.
Arab Donors Weaken Western Bid To Pressure Gambia Financially
December 15 2014 2:32 PM
Poor nations with questionable human rights records are finding generous donors outside the Western world.
Mali Says It Released 4 Prisoners To Free French Hostage
December 15 2014 7:58 AM
French hostage Serge Lazarevic was released by al Qaeda last week after three years in captivity.
Climate Change Deal Reached In UN Negotiations
December 14 2014 3:08 AM
The agreement watered down language about the content of emissions-reduction pledges, leading some to question its worth.
Sudan's Bashir Claims Victory Over ICC After Court Shelves Darfur Probe
December 13 2014 5:23 PM
The ICC has also charged Bashir's defense minister, interior minister and a militia leader.
Holiday Fetes Banned In Sierra Leone In Effort To Halt Ebola
December 12 2014 9:39 PM
Public gatherings have been outlawed in the country, which has overtaken Liberia as the nation hardest hit by Ebola.
Zimbabwe Swears In New Vice President, Heir To Mugabe
December 12 2014 10:01 AM
Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa is now heir apparent to 90-year-old President Robert Mugabe.
Did France Go Against Its Hostage Policy?
December 12 2014 9:11 AM
Serge Lazarevic was reportedly freed in exchange for four terrorists, even though France has said it doesn't pay ransoms or conduct swaps.
At Least 40 Killed In Twin Nigerian Bombings
December 12 2014 8:13 AM
Boko Haram is believed to be behind the blasts, which came a day after a girl was arrested for wearing a suicide vest.
Ebola Vaccine Trial Halted
December 11 2014 11:09 AM
The human safety trial ended early after some patients receiving the experimental VSV-ZEBOV Ebola vaccine complained of joint pain.
Journalists Worldwide React To CIA Torture Report
December 10 2014 9:29 AM
In general, foreign newspapers chose to feature or ignore the U.S. CIA report on torturous interrogation techniques.
Al Qaeda In Mali Releases Last French Hostage
December 10 2014 1:31 AM
Lazarevic was kidnapped from his hotel, along with another French citizen, three years ago, and has appeared in many videos by the group.
Which Countries Have Donated Most To Ebola Aid?
December 09 2014 8:09 AM
The U.S. leads the pack, but some countries have delivered less than 10 percent of what they pledged to fight Ebola.
At Least 70 Ethiopian Migrants Killed As Boat To Yemen Sinks
December 08 2014 1:02 AM
Over 200 people have died at sea in 2014 while trying to reach Yemen, which reportedly hosts 246,000 refugees from various nations.
70 Ethiopian Migrants Drown Off Red Sea Coast Of Yemen
December 07 2014 1:42 PM
Human traffickers often use unseaworthy boats to smuggle African migrants to Yemen.
34 Killed In Democratic Republic Of Congo Massacre
December 07 2014 10:06 AM
Ugandan rebels are suspected of carrying out the attacks that killed at least 34 people.
Boko Haram Is Looking More Like ISIS
December 06 2014 4:53 PM
The Islamist radicals, who pledge loyalty to ISIS, have reportedly recruited women suicide bombers.