Veterinarians have successfully harvested eggs from the last two surviving northern white rhinos, taking them one step closer to bringing the species back from the brink of extinction, scientists said in Kenya on Friday.Science is the only hope for the northern white rhino after the death last year of the last male, named Sudan, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya where the groundbreaking procedure was carried out Thursday.
By 2008 the northern white rhino was considered extinct in the wild
Africa has 10 of the 15 countries with the least access to financial services in the world, making it “the unbanked continent.”
This is the second consecutive year the U.S. was unable to maintain its spot in the list that counts down from the happiest to the saddest nation in the world.
A new analysis reveals which countries are least likely to survive global warming -- and the U.S. isn't all that safe.
The warning came just two weeks after U.S.-allied Saudi Arabia said that it had shot down a ballistic missile fired by Iran-aligned Houthis from Yemen towards the Saudi capital, Riyadh.
The U.S. passport can't get you everywhere without a visa.
Angelina Jolie reportedly offered to take part in the entrapment of Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony.
At least three people have died of the disease while another 17 cases were being investigated.
War In Europe: Estonia Prepares For Russian Invasion By Building Barracks And Expanded Training Ranges For NATO Troops
Dozens of German army tanks arrived Friday as part of the military alliance’s deployment and hundreds more are expected to arrive at the central Lithuanian military base of Rukla later this year.
Female Leaders Across The World: Hillary Clinton Says The Future Is Female, But US Still Trails Behind Other Nations
Indira Gandhi became the first woman prime minister of India in 1966, and three years later Golda Meir became Israel’s first female head of government.
Pope Francis called on world leaders Monday to address the social conditions that breed terror and condemned violence around the world.
The U.N. convoy was on its way to Obo city carrying fuel from Zemio when it was attacked by unknown assailants who killed two Moroccan peacekeepers and then escaped.
Naming new cardinals is one of the most significant powers of the papacy, allowing a pontiff to put his stamp on the future of the 1.2-billion-member global Church.
The world’s six richest countries account for at least 60 percent of the global economy but host less than 9 percent of refugees, an Oxfam report said Monday.
The 2016 Global Peace Index showed that the world has become increasingly violent, with deaths from conflict at a 25-year high and terrorist attacks at an all-time high.
There are twice as many internally displaced people as refugees worldwide, with displacements increased after the Arab Spring uprising and ISIS’ rise, a report said.
The mandate of MINUSCA, as the peacekeeping force is known, was originally set to expire Saturday.
UN Probes Allegations Of Sexual Abuse By Peacekeepers In Central African Republic; US Group Says 98 Girls Abused
According to a report by a U.S. group, 98 girls said they had been sexually abused by international forces in the Central African Republic.
Central African Republic’s New President Touadera In Uphill Battle Against Warring Muslim, Christian Militias
Faustin-Archange Touadéra, leader of the Central African Republic, faces difficult odds in forming a credible administration — and maintaining peace.
The former prime minister's runoff victory could help restore democracy in one of the world's most unstable countries.
Paris is counting on a presidential election contest next month to ease tensions in the turbulent country.
The International Criminal Court has launched its first case outside of the continent after being accused of focusing only on Africa.
In Central African Republic Election, Candidates Anicet-Georges Dologuélé, Faustin-Archange Touadera Vie For Presidency
Central African Republic's constitutional court said former prime ministers Anicet-Georges Dologuélé and Faustin-Archange Touadera will face off in the final voting round.
The polls will close at 5 p.m. local time, and provisional results will be announced in the following days. Final results must be released within two weeks.
Central African Republic Elections 2015: Guide To Candidates, Issues, Voting Process And Poll Results
The war-torn country looks to bring an end to years of sectarian violence between Christians and Muslims with its Wednesday elections.
The elections have been postponed four times since February because of insecurity and logistical challenges, despite the presence of international peacekeepers.
At least five people were wounded in the capital city of Bangui Sunday, as polling stations opened for a crucial vote on a new constitution.
The pontiff will visit poor regions afflicted by the drug war along with meeting the president and church hierarchy.
After Pope Francis Visit, Central African Republic Labels Muslim Rebel Leader 'Enemy Number One' As Christian Majority Nation Returns To Turmoil
Soon after Pope Francis visited Central African Republic, calling for peace, the government labeled a leader of a mainly Muslim rebel group “Enemy No. 1."