A string of bombs going off in Austin, Texas, has law enforcement pointing to possible hate crimes as police continue to look for suspects.
(GIN)—An extended visit to Africa this month by the U.S. secretary of state to mend fences after the president’s crude description of African and Caribbean countries was cut short this week by the dismissal of the embattled Secretary Rex Tillerson.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, during his remarks on International Women’s Day, celebrated March 8, said, “We are at a pivotal moment for women’s rights. For decades, women have been calling for the equality that is their right.
When a 7.1-magnitude earthquake hit Mexico City Sept. 19, 2017, the world took notice.
Parents of young teenage girls are pleading with Nigerian officials to speed up rescue efforts for their children kidnapped by Boko Haram.
Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has captured the Ibrahim Prize for distinguished African leadership. She is the fifth recipient of the prize since it was first presented in 2007.
Temístocles Machado, a popular community activist in Buenaventura, Colombia, was murdered Jan. 27.
The state-owned Ghana Water Company Ltd. has announced that because of severe dry winter winds (called harmattan) and the drying up of rivers, water deliveries will be rationed over the coming months while the country awaits the rain.
In a politely worded letter from Human Rights Watch, Senegalese President Macky Sall was highly commended for addressing abuses against street children, including those exploited in the course of their education in the Quran.
Under a so-called infiltrator’s law, more than 1,000 African asylum seekers in Israel face deportation from Israeli detention centers starting in March.
On the website of the Colorado-based Newmont mine, the top page reads in bold letters, “Culture of Zero Harm.”
The annual Three King’s Day celebration took place Jan. 5 in Spain’s Mediterranean city of Alcoy.
As Jamaica prepares for the Christmas and New Year holiday season, there is increasing worry among government, civil society and locals in particular about a spike in the murder rate and the seeming inability of authorities to do anything about ...
Various groups held an anti-slavery march Dec. 11 in Washington, D.C., to protest against slave auctions in Libya. The issue was first reported by CNN via a video in early November.
The African National Congress (ANC), South Africa’s governing social democratic political party once led by the late Nelson Mandela, faces perhaps its most contentious and controversial election yet.