Aid workers evacuated from Somali refugee camp in Kenya

  Nairobi - The aid agency Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Thursday it had evacu...

Spain judge opens terrorism case against Boko Haram

  Madrid - a lawsuit against Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram and its le...

Ex-governor Pataki joins Republican race for White House.

  New York - George Pataki, the former governor who led New York during the Septemb...

Uganda holds suspect in top prosecutor assassination.

  Kampala - Police in Uganda said Thursday they have arrested a man suspected of in...

Watchdog says 90 percent of world chemical weapons destroyed.

  The Hague - The world's chemical watchdog said on Thursday that 90 percent of...

Five Republicans neck and neck in 2016 race: poll.

  Washington - Five White House hopefuls are tied atop the Republican nomination ra...

First Pacific hurricane forecast for Friday.

  Miami - Friday is expected to see the first hurricane of the Eastern Pacific stor...

Three wounded as UN convoy triggers landmines in Mali: UN sources.

  Bamako - Three United Nations troops were wounded on Thursday when a convoy inclu...

UK's Cameron meets EU leaders on referendum reform push.

  London - David Cameron started a two-day tour of European capitals Thursday in a ...

European Union suspends Burundi vote observer mission.

  Bujumbura, Burundi - The European Union said Thursday it was suspending its elect...

Angolan activist sentenced in army defamation case.

  Luanda - An Angolan court on Thursday sentenced a prominent anti-corruption act...

US indicts 15 Chinese in college test, passport scam.

  New York - A US grand jury has indicted 15 Chinese citizens with conspiracy, fr...

German minister condemns corruption that 'poisons' football.

  Berlin - Germany's foreign minister said Thursday that if world football ca...

Balkan nations say EU economic aid key for stability.

  Tirana - The prime ministers of six Balkans nations called Thursday on the Euro...

Nigeria's Jonathan starts handover to president-elect Buhari.

  Abuja - Nigeria's outgoing President Good luck Jonathan on Thursday showed ...

Frenchwoman jailed for 18 months for 'torturing' boyfriend.

  Paris - A Frenchwoman who kept her boyfriend as a "domestic slave", for...

Judge will sentence Boston bomber to death June 24.

  New York - Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a 21-year-old naturalized American of...

Catholic Church says withdrawing support for Burundi elections.

  Bujumbura, Burundi - Burundi's influential Catholic Church said Thursday it w...

S.African president cleared in 'swimming pool' scandal.

  Cape Town - South African President Jacob Zuma will not have to repay any of the ...

Putin makes troop deaths in peacetime operations a 'state secret'.

  Moscow - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday banned revealing informatio...

UN fears stigmatisation of rescued Boko Haram abductees

  Geneva - The United Nations voiced fears Thursday that rescued women and girls wh...