A group is warning that a lead poisoning crisis in northern Nigeria is still ongoing and affecting children, while government money has yet to be released.
Syria's opposition agreed Sunday to unite against Syrian President Bashar Assad and elected a cleric as its first leader after four days of marathon talks in Qatar.
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka on Friday dismissed calls for peace negotiations with the radical Islamist sect known as Boko Haram and said Nigerian society is at stake in what he described as a war for survival.
A September attack on the U.S. Embassy in Tunis left four dead, 49 injured, several buildings looted and burned out and the black Salafi flag flying above the embassy grounds.
King Abdullah on Monday appointed as interior minister Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, who has led a crackdown on al-Qaeda terrorists and survived a suicide bomb attack claimed by the jihadists.
In recent weeks, President Barack Obama has frequently proclaimed success against al Qaeda.
In the midst of the Williams sisters' first bustling visit to Africa, Serena wasn't quite sure which country she was in Saturday.
After months of injuries and illnesses, Venus Williams was all smiles as she interrupted a break during an exhibition match with her sister Serena to shake her hips to a Nigerian pop song.
On their first visit to Nigeria, Serena and Venus Williams want to inspire local kids to set their goals high.