A large convoy of Libyan military vehicles, led by Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's security chief, crossed into neighboring Niger on Monday night, as rebels negotiated a takeover of the regime's remaining strongholds.
Bill Gates will have the attention of most of the world's health ministers on Tuesday, when he plans to share one main message: Get your vaccination rates up.
The Moroccan film "Pegase" has been awarded the top cinematic prize at Africa's biggest film festival Saturday.
Health workers will use a new vaccine to protect 20 million people in three West African countries against meningitis, a disease that kills thousands each year on the continent and leaves others brain damaged, officials said Monday.
Two Spanish nationals kidnapped nearly nine months ago by an al Qaeda-linked group stepped out of a helicopter to freedom in Burkina Faso's capital Monday where they were greeted by diplomats.
Almost 1,000 militants from Nigeria's oil-rich and restive southern delta are protesting an amnesty deal they say left them out.
NEW YORK — Sri Lanka yesterday lost its bid for re-election to the United Nations' Human Rights Council — a likely recognition by the international community of rampant and ongoing human rights abuses in the country.
NEW YORK - Sri Lanka yesterday lost its bid for re-election to the United Nations' Human Rights Council - a likely recognition by the international community of rampant and ongoing human rights abuses in the country.
NEW YORK — The United Nations General Assembly today elected 15 new members to 3-year terms on its Human Rights Council, an often-criticized panel based in Geneva.