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World Jan 31Climate activists from African nations make urgent appeal
Africa has 15% of the world’s population, yet is likely to “shoulder nearly 50% of the estimated global climate change adaptation costs," the African Development Bank has said…
World Jan 26‘This is huge’: Locust swarms in Africa are worst in decades
The worst outbreak of desert locusts in Kenya in 70 years has seen hundreds of millions of the bugs swarm into the East African nation from Somalia and Ethiopia. Those two countries have not had an infestation like this in…
Health Jan 161st malaria vaccine tried out in babies in 3 African nations
Malaria is one of the world's deadliest and most stubborn diseases. Now babies in three African nations are getting the first vaccine for malaria in an unusual pilot program.
World Jan 05Extremists attack Kenya military base, 3 Americans killed
Al-Shabab extremists overran a key military base used by U.S. counterterror forces in Kenya before dawn Sunday, killing three American Department of Defense personnel and destroying several U.S. aircraft and vehicles before they were repelled, U.S. and Kenyan authorities said.
World Sep 22UN agency: Tanzania not sharing details on Ebola-like cases
The World Health Organization has issued an unusual statement raising questions about whether Tanzania is covering up possible cases of the deadly Ebola virus, a significant cause for concern during a regional outbreak that has been declared a rare global…
World Sep 10No injuries reported after explosion at U.S. Embassy in Kabul on 9/11 anniversary
The explosion was the first major attack in the Afghan capital since President Donald Trump abruptly called off U.S.-Taliban talks over the weekend, on the brink of an apparent deal to end America's longest war.
World Sep 05Taliban suicide bombing kills U.S. soldier, 10 Afghan civilians
The American soldier was the fourth U.S. service member killed in the past two weeks in Afghanistan.
World Sep 03Taliban bombing kills 16 in Kabul after tentative peace deal is reached
Taliban attacks continue even as a U.S. envoy says the deal with the insurgents only needs the approval of President Donald Trump to become a reality.
Arts Aug 20Afghans restore art shattered by Taliban as peace deal nears
Museum workers in Kabul have been trying to reassemble ancient Buddha figurines as a nervous country waits for the Taliban and the U.S. to reach a deal on ending America's longest war.
World Aug 18Islamic State claims bombing at Kabul wedding that killed 63
The local Islamic State affiliate claimed responsibility for a suicide blast on Saturday at a wedding in Afghanistan's capital of Kabul. It was the deadliest attack in the capital this year, with 63 killed and 182 wounded.