Saturday, August 22, 2015
A commercial ship docked Friday in Aden, a port official said, the first vessel of its kind to reach the southern Yemeni city since it was overrun by anti-government rebels in March.
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza warned rebels Thursday that they would be crushed by God after being sworn in for a controversial third term following weeks of protests and a failed coup against him.
The U.N. mission in the Central African Republic has been hit by 13 cases of alleged sexual abuse by its peacekeepers, including nine that involve underage victims as young as 11, an official said Thursday.
Friday, August 21, 2015
A massive car bomb claimed by Islamic State militants ripped into a national security building in a residential neighborhood in Cairo early Thursday, wounding at least 29 people and blowing the facades off nearby buildings.
The war in Yemen has pushed the country to the brink of famine, with both commercial food imports and aid deliveries held up by the fighting and millions of hungry women and children facing possible starvation, the United Nations said Wednesday.
Gunmen shot dead a South Sudan reporter in an apparently targeted attack, colleagues said Thursday, days after President Salva Kiir publicly threatened to kill journalists who reported "against the country."
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Niger has stepped up the fight against breast and cervical cancer, using screening and public awareness campaigns to reverse a scourge affecting more and more women in the prime of life.
She is black and trendy, and young South African girls are learning to love her.
The leaders of South Africa's two main opposition parties joined thousands of people north of Johannesburg Sunday to mark the third anniversary of the Marikana massacre of 34 striking platinum miners.