The disparity in African countries' ability to fight Ebola has left the continent fighting an uneven struggle against a disease that doesn't respect borders — yet relatively simple measures could help, experts say.
A new battle is brewing over privacy for mobile devices, after moves by Google and Apple to toughen the encryption of their mobile devices sparked complaints from law enforcement.
The last half century has been very good to southern Africa's political incumbents — but persistent poverty and unemployment are now fueling the rise of populists vowing to upend the economic status quo.
The Islamic State (IS) group's jihadist appeal is fanning fears that it could serve as a potent new rallying cry for Southeast Asian extremists who had been largely brought to heel following past deadly terror attacks.
Social and economic development has long been touted as the way to revive the fortunes of Nigeria's impoverished north and prevent legions of disaffected young men turning to radical Islam.
Fiji's return to democracy will not disrupt a burgeoning relationship with China forged when Western democracies shunned the South Pacific nation in the wake of a 2006 military coup, experts say.
Huge individual donations, aggressive party spending and untraceable “dark money” are flooding this year's mid-term campaigns, fueling concerns that the financial impact on America's congressional elections is spiraling out of control.
Already grappling with homegrown Islamists, Jordan has kicked the “hornet's nest” by joining the U.S.-led war on jihadists in neighboring Iraq and Syria, analysts say.
The Russian songs blared and men in red USSR and Putin T-shirts danced as 7,000 people gathered for a recent celebration of all things Russian. But this was not Russia, this was EU member Bulgaria.
Ukraine's cease-fire may be holding elsewhere, but the country's army and pro-Russian insurgents have no intention of letting peace take off at the shattered remains of Donetsk airport.