Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Traditional hunters armed with homemade guns, poisoned spears and amulets have gathered in their hundreds, eager to use their skills and what they believe to be supernatural powers to help find nearly 300 schoolgirls abducted by Islamic extremists.
A South African animal rights group on Tuesday accused an elephant park of cruelty after “horrific” video footage emerged of abusive training methods used on baby elephants.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
The choppers swoop in, dumping insecticide over a plague-stricken village in Madagascar's stunning central highlands.
Monday, May 19, 2014
Armed groups attacked Libya's interim parliament and an air base in the east Sunday, adding to turmoil in the troubled country where a rogue general has launched an offensive against Islamists in the city of Benghazi.
Eastern Libya descended further into anarchy Sunday as a rogue general accused by Tripoli of staging a coup readied a new offensive against Islamist groups, vowing to eradicate “terrorism.”1 Comment
A special U.N. military force to protect aid workers deployed for the first time in the war-ravaged Somali capital Sunday, amid a wave of attacks blamed on al-Qaida-linked Shebab insurgents.
An Egyptian court on Sunday sentenced 126 supporters of ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi to 10 years in prison each in a mass trial over protest violence, judicial sources said.
Around 30 civilians and soldiers went missing following clashes between separatist militants and the Malian army in the rebel-controlled northern city of Kidal, officials said on Sunday.
Sudan's state security arrested opposition leader and ex-premier Sadiq al-Mahdi for treason on Saturday, party officials said, placing in doubt efforts at governmental reform in the impoverished, war-torn and politically divided country.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Ten people were killed and over 70 wounded Friday in two bomb attacks in a busy market in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, the latest in a wave of unrest blamed on Islamist militants.