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By Gabriela Martinez
Many aid groups are still assessing the damage and devising logistics to reach the most heavily affected areas, but here are some international and African organizations that are leading relief efforts.
By Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press
Rapidly rising floodwaters have created "an inland ocean" in Mozambique endangering scores of thousands of families, aid workers said Tuesday as they scrambled to rescue survivors of Cyclone Idai who clung to rooftops and trees.
In our news wrap Monday, a gunman in the Netherlands killed three people and wounded five more on a streetcar in Utrecht. A 37-year-old man from Turkey was arrested hours later; the Dutch justice minister said it is unclear what…
Mozambique's President Filipe Nyusi says that more than 1,000 may have by killed by Cyclone Idai, which many say is the worst in more than 20 years.
By Larisa Epatko
An object caused excitement in Mozambique, while another country was slapped with sanctions. Take our 5-minute quiz rounding up the week’s world news.
By Joan Lowy, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Debris washed up over the weekend in Mozambique has been tentatively identified by experts close to the investigation as a part from the same type of aircraft as the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a U.S. official said…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Friday, U.S. Military officials found the wreckage of the Marine helicopter that went down outside of Kathmandu, Nepal, in an area hit hard by the latest earthquake. Six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers were on a…
By News Desk
Conservationists across the globe are marking World Rhino Day on Monday, a day focused on five species of rhino, including black, white and Sumatran rhinos.
President Obama announced billions of dollars in new public and private investment in Africa’s rapidly growing markets -- on everything from construction to banking to clean energy infrastructure -- at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington. Gwen Ifill talks to…
Only about 29,000 rhinos remain in the wild today -- 73 percent of those wild rhinos are in South Africa -- and most of those live in South Africa's Kruger National Park. Authorities are desperately trying to combat a dramatic…
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