Lanre Ola The Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were taken to a stronghold of the Islamist group, parents say, as the military confirmed 129 students had been abducted.
The Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram were taken to a stronghold of the Islamist group, parents said, as security forces pressed on with a search to find the hostages.
Mohannad Sabry, Jonathan Landay CAIRO: Egyptian authorities have raided the offices of 17 domestic and international human rights and democracy organisations, in a sharp intensification of the military's crackdown that recalled the...
Louise Hall NITSANA DARSHAN-LEITNER has dedicated her life to fighting terrorism her way: using courts around the world to bankrupt terrorist organisations and disrupt the flow of funds from rogue states.
Anthony Faiola, Isabel Gorst and Will Englund Ukrainian government launches 'special operation' to try to reclaim control of the troubled east.
Sergei Loiko Vladimir Putin has demanded UN condemnation as Ukraine's interim government moved against militants in the country's east.
Carey Gillam The 73-year-old man accused of going on a deadly shooting spree Sunday at two Jewish facilities in a Kansas City suburb was identified by an activist organisation that tracks racist activities as a...
Police say an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital has killed at least 71 people and wounded 124.
Conor Humphries and Louis Charbonneau Towns in eastern Ukraine brace for military action from government forces after Kiev's deadline for pro-Russian separatists to disarm passes.
Dutch police arrest Sarah, 14, after she tweeted this to the airline: 'I'm part of Al Qaeda and on June 1st I'm gonna do something really big bye'.
VALPARAISO, Chile, April 14 AFP - Firefighters backed by police and soldiers have battled for a third day a massive blaze that killed 12 people and ravaged a huge swath of Chile's historic port city...
Abuja, Nigeria: Police say an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital has killed at least 71 people and wounded 124.
Andrew Kramer and Andrew Higgins As Pro-Russian militias seize more ground, Ukraine gets desperate and the West threatens sanctions and accuses Moscow of being behind the unrest.
Gambia has banned flights from Ebola-hit west African countries from landing in its territory, airport officials say.
Lindsay Murdoch Reuters' international news agency has a won Pulitzer prize for exposing the violent persecution of Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority while an Australian journalist and his Thai colleague face jail...
Conor Humphries Ukraine has given pro-Russian separatists a Monday morning deadline to disarm or face a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" by its armed forces, raising the risk of a military confrontation with...
Miguel Sanchez At least 16 people are confirmed dead and more than 10,000 have been evacuated after a huge fire tore through Chile's historic port city of Valparaiso.
Nick Miller Berlin: A major climate report presented to the world was censored by the very governments who requested it, frustrating and angering some of its lead authors.
Lindsay Murdoch Malaysian authorities are uncertain what to do with the black boxes from Flight 370 if they are located and brought to the surface from the Indian Ocean north-west of Perth.
Matt Stevens, Paige St. John and Chris Megerian Five high students are among the dead after a FedEx truck slammed into a university-bound bus, causing a series of explosions.