Islamist Rebels Blamed For Deadly Somali Car Bomb
October 12 2014 2:39 PM
Al-Shabaab has been steadily driven out of towns in its heartland of south and central Somalia by a military offensive of African and Somali troops.
US Military Families Fear For Relatives Sent To Ebola Zones
October 12 2014 3:10 AM
There are already more than 350 U.S. troops on the ground in West Africa, but that number is set to grow exponentially in the coming weeks.
Spanish Nurse Infected With Ebola Given Experimental Drug
October 11 2014 11:24 PM
Teresa Romero's condition appears to have improved since she was treated with ZMapp, which has been effective in other cases.
27 Hostages Kidnapped By Boko Haram Militants Released
October 11 2014 6:05 AM
Among the hostages were 10 Chinese workers and the wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister, kidnapped in May and July.
Ebola Cases Doubling In Number Every Three Weeks, UN Warns
October 11 2014 3:37 AM
The international body warned the global response to the Ebola outbreak needs to be '20 times greater' than it was at the start of October.
Experimental Ebola Vaccine Given To Malian Health Workers
October 09 2014 4:13 PM
The vaccine, given to three Malian health workers, had never before been tested on humans.
Liberia Cancels Nationwide Elections Over Ebola
October 09 2014 10:43 AM
If carried out, officials said the elections would have endangered the lives of nearly 3 million voters.
Australian Nurse Being Tested For Ebola
October 09 2014 5:23 AM
Sue Ellen Kovack's blood samples have been taken to Brisbane for testing, where pathologists have been kept on standby.
Ebola Still ‘Widespread And Persistent’ In West Africa: WHO
October 09 2014 1:26 AM
The organization also said that recent reports claiming that there has been a fall in the number of new cases in Liberia are "unlikely to be genuine."
'Potential Ebola Patient' In Southern California Hospital
October 08 2014 5:50 PM
A "potential Ebola patient" who recently traveled to Liberia is in isolation at a hospital in Los Angeles County.
Kenyatta First Sitting Head Of State To Appear Before ICC
October 08 2014 6:03 AM
The president of Kenya is accused of committing crimes against humanity by orchestrating violence after disputed elections in 2007.
Ebola's Spread In Europe Deemed Inevitable
October 08 2014 4:59 AM
WHO noted that while Ebola's spread to Europe might be unavoidable, the continent was at low risk because of its health care infrastructure.
Ebola Mission Will Cost US $750M Over Six Months
October 07 2014 6:42 PM
The commander of U.S. troops in Africa said that troops could be in West Africa for as long as a year.
ISIS Ammo Made In America, China, Russia
October 07 2014 4:08 PM
Ammunition used by ISIS in Iraq and Syria was manufactured in over 20 countries, including the U.S. and China, a report finds.
Boko Haram Attacks Have Killed Over 11,000 In Nigeria: Report
October 07 2014 1:50 AM
Between July 2013 and June 2014, at least 7,000 people are estimated to have died because of the insurgency led by the group in the region.
Ebola Could Spread To France, UK In 3 Weeks
October 06 2014 2:37 AM
The Ebola virus has so far killed 3,439 people in the latest outbreak, which has been the worst since it was discovered in 1976.
World's Richest Nations Fail To Meet Aid Pledges: Report
October 05 2014 7:21 PM
The One Campaign says a third went to the least developed countries, most of which are in sub-Saharan Africa.
Islamist Group Al Shabaab's Grip Loosened On Somali Port Town
October 05 2014 10:40 AM
Long held by the al Qaeda-linked Islamist group al Shabaab, the Somali town of Barawe is once again under government control.
Ebola's Effect On Eid Al-Adha Celebrations In West Africa
October 04 2014 5:50 PM
Due to the Ebola risks, hugging family and attending large gatherings are discouraged during Eid al-Adha festivities this year in West Africa.
Ebola Outbreak Causes Crunch In Distribution Of Hazmat Suits
October 04 2014 9:29 AM
International aid organizations fighting Ebola are having trouble getting hazmat suits to health-care workers in Africa.