Uzbekistan is a key ally to the US and the EU in Central Asia. A new report by Amnesty International claims that this is why the West is not acting on torture carried out by the country's ruling regime.
An electricity transformer exploded Sunday morning at the University of Nairobi campus, causing a stampede by students who feared al Shabaab was attacking the school.
The Kenyan government's actions this week to boost security after the massacre by al Shabaab gunmen may have instead curtailed some of the organizations working to stem extremism in Kenya's Muslim community.
The government admits it buried more than 400 corpses at night in Kinshasa on March 19, but claims they were stillborn fetuses and unclaimed remains from the morgue.
Jamal Kiyemba, a former Guantanamo Bay detainee residing in Uganda, was reportedly arrested Tuesday along with several other suspects accused of killing the prosecutor in al Shabaab-linked terror case.
In the first military action after the massacre that killed 148 people last week at Garissa University College, Kenya’s air force launched strikes on al Shabaab targets in Somalia.
Talks between the parties will be able to continue through the next stage of talks that expire at the end of June.
Hundreds of potential infections were reported to authorities after millions of Sierra Leoneans were confined to their homes over the weekend in an effort to stamp out the virus.
By implementing their own quarantine and border control measures, a small village in northern Liberia managed to avoid reporting a single case of the hemorrhagic fever.
Bergdahl walked off his military base in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held captive by the Pakistani Taliban for five years before he was freed in exchange for five Gitmo detainees.
Two weeks after 47 senators sent a letter warning Iran that any nuclear deal could be revoked “with the stroke of a pen,” 367 representatives delivered another message.
We spoke with several former patients experiencing reverberations of the body's battle against the disease, including severe joint and body pain, headaches, and traumatic flashbacks.
A wave of Ebola infections crippled Liberia's economy. As it wanes a year later, it is clear that women who have lost husbands have been particularly hard hit.
Liberian mothers kept their children away from clinics during the Ebola outbreak, leading to an increase in malnutrition and a decrease in vaccination rates.
Health officials say the 58-year-old woman was released Thursday morning, but warned that the fight against the deadly virus is far from over.
With the outbreak still burning in West Africa, the hardest hit countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone face different challenges in order to beat the virus.
People who have survived Ebola are being shunned by their communities in West Africa and one of the biggest questions is whether the deadly disease can be transmitted sexually after recovery.
FBI agents arrested three foreign nationals on Wednesday, one of whom was about to board a plane to Turkey with aims of joining the Islamic State in Syria.
South African Plaintiffs Are Using an 18th Century Law to Take IBM to Task For Allegedly Facilitating Apartheid
In a lawsuit that has dragged out for more than a decade, plaintiffs accuse IBM and Ford of aiding and abetting human rights abuses committed by the South African government under apartheid rule.
A new paper addresses gaps in research about how Ebola spreads, but confusion over scientific terms has reignited concerns about airborne transmission of the virus.