DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The WWF said in a statement that suspected poachers belonging to the Seleka rebel group have entered one of Africa’s most unique elephant habitats in the Central African Republic, and park guards saw them
The discovery of three women in a Cleveland home who all had gone missing separately about a decade ago brings to mind cases of abductions elsewhere. A list of some prominent cases:
Dugard was abducted in
PARIS (AP) — An Algeria-based al-Qaida offshoot said in an online video on Tuesday that Muslims have an obligation to attack French interests around the world because of France’s military intervention in Mali.
In a message posted on
GOMA, Congo (AP) — An environmental watchdog group says armed groups and high-ranking officers in the Congolese army are continuing to benefit from the illegal mineral trade in eastern Congo, despite international efforts to clean up the supply
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Court officials in Zimbabwe say a man has been charged in the murder of six people who died from poisoned food meant only for a neighbor he accused of flirting with his wife.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Scientists say a disease destroying entire crops of cassava has spread out of East Africa into the heart of the continent and is attacking plants as far south as Angola and now threatens to move
DUBLIN (AP) — The Irish government said Tuesday it is pardoning nearly 5,000 men who deserted its armed forces to fight for Britain during World War II, an episode of history that brought shame and embarrassment to neutral
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — A young political activist who compared Zimbabwe’s president to a lame donkey will spend another week in jail, his attorney said Tuesday.
Defense lawyer Charles Kwaramba said state prosecutors used a contentious appeal law
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Armed men detained four U.N. peacekeepers on patrol on the Golan Heights in a tense area that separates Syria and Israel, the U.N. said Tuesday. A rebel group claimed it was holding the peacekeepers.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A gas tanker truck exploded on a highway in the Mexico City suburb of Ecatepec early Tuesday, killing at least 18 people and injuring three dozen, according to the Citizen Safety Department of Mexico
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general says he will not appeal a court ruling permitting a liberal Jewish women’s group to pray freely at a Jerusalem holy site.
An Israeli court instructed police last month to stop detaining
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The World Jewish Congress says it is greatly concerned about the emergence of neo-Nazi parties like the Golden Dawn in Greece and Jobbik in Hungary.
A study presented Tuesday at the WJC assembly in
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — More than 1 million babies die the day they are born every year, according to a new report released Tuesday, and the 14 countries with the highest rates of first-day deaths are all in
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — One of Pakistan’s most prominent politicians, former cricket star Imran Khan, fell from a stage and was injured at a political rally in the eastern city of Lahore.
One of the leaders of Khan’s
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Soldiers from Mali and Burkina Faso pushed into the village of Ber, located 50 kilometers (30 miles) northeast of Timbuktu, which had previously been occupied by fighters from a Tuareg rebel group, the National