Monday, September 14, 2015
At least 12 people were killed and 10 injured in Egypt's southwestern desert Sunday when security forces mistakenly fired on a group of Mexican tourists, Egyptian officials said.
Some 20,000 people protested Sunday against Moldova's government for the eighth straight day, demanding a probe into the estimated US$1.5 billion that disappeared from three Moldovan banks last year.
Max Gesner Beauvoir, the supreme chief of the voodoo religion, died Saturday at the age of 79 in the Haitian capital, his relatives announced.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
Egypt's prime minister and his cabinet resigned on Saturday following a corruption scandal and President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi tasked the oil minister with forming a new government.
A British-funded memorial to the thousands killed, tortured and jailed in the Mau Mau rebellion was unveiled in Kenya on Saturday, in a rare example of former rulers commemorating a colonial uprising.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
Burundi's army chief survived an apparent assassination attempt by gunmen who attacked a convoy of vehicles that was escorting him in the nation's volatile capital on Friday, witnesses and an official said.
Friday, September 11, 2015
The Islamic State group on Wednesday claimed to be holding a Norwegian man and a Chinese consultant hostage and demanded ransom for their release.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
On a dirt field next to Khartoum airport, Sara Edward watches the players she hopes to mould into Sudan's first national women's soccer team hone their skills, kicking up clouds of dust.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
An air and sea search was underway Sunday for a medical evacuation plane carrying seven people, which went down off the coast of Senegal.
Doctors Without Borders says the world will run out of one of the most effective treatments for snakebites next year, risking the lives of tens of thousands of people, mostly in developing countries.