Monday, April 13, 2015
Voting in Nigeria's regional elections extended into Sunday in the restive Rivers state after irregularities at some polling stations, as the nation anxiously awaited the results.
A typical day for Deborah includes classes on a manicured university campus and exercise in the evening -- basketball, volleyball or aerobics. On weekends, she studies, swims or just relaxes. But the teenager's life now is one that was unimaginable 12 months ago.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
A Cairo court confirmed death sentences for Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie and 11 other defendants on Saturday, and a U.S.-Egyptian citizen was jailed for life over Islamist protest violence.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
Nigeria votes in gubernatorial and state assembly polls on Saturday, bringing to an end a remarkable election cycle that saw the first win for an opposition presidential candidate in the country's history.
A fiery head-on collision between a semi-trailer truck and a bus carrying a delegation of young athletes in southern Morocco on Friday killed 31 people and injured nine, according to the state news agency and local media reports.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Iran's president on Thursday warned Saudi Arabia and its allies that their airstrikes' campaign in Yemen is a "mistake" and called for a halt to the strikes targeting the Iran-backed Shiite rebels who have seized much of the impoverished Arabian Peninsula country.1 Comment
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Saudi-led coalition jets bombed a military installation in southern Yemen Tuesday as local tribes battled with forces loyal to the Shiite rebels in the area, forcing them out and seizing their makeshift camp and weapons, military officials said.
Kenyans marched demanding greater national security Tuesday following last week's massacre by Somalia's Shebab Islamists, ahead of a candlelit vigil on the final day of mourning for the 148 people killed by the militants.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Kenyan fighter jets pounded al-Qaida-linked Shebab insurgent camps in southern Somalia on Monday, the army said, days after the Islamists killed 148 people in their worst ever massacre in Kenya.