The attack was the deadliest on Niger’s armed forces in years, and took place in a remote area where jihadists linked to the Islamic State have been active.
He was a German-born evangelist whose open-air Christian revivals drew millions of followers, many of them hoping to be healed of their afflictions.
The agency found that without government intervention, the plane would likely crash 15 times over the 45 years that it was expected to fly.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Turkey might send troops to Libya to counter Russian-backed militia forces.
Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed warned against the “gospel of revenge and retribution” as he accepted the Nobel Prize in Oslo.
The verdicts against Ahmed Ouyahia and Abdelmalek Sellal came days before the country holds a presidential election that protesters have called a sham.
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is too busy and too humble for news conferences, his spokeswoman says, but observers say he’s avoiding scrutiny over trouble at home.
The African-American novelist journeys to Ghana, once a hub of the trans-Atlantic slave trade, as the nation invites descendants of enslaved Africans to call it their “home.” But can you go home again?
A judge ruled that Agnes Reeves Taylor could not be tried in London over atrocity accusations in her country’s civil war.
The giraffe had bonded with a watchdog, named Hunter, at a South African animal shelter. It collapsed after a brain hemorrhage.
The only known cannibal among dinosaurs replaced its pearly whites more often than scientists expected, and so did some other carnivores.
The collapse in Kenya’s capital, after exceptionally heavy rains, happened months after a school building collapse in the city killed seven students.
Gov. Mike Mbuvi Sonko is accused of money laundering, unlawful acquisition of public property and other economic crimes.
The boat left Gambia last month aiming for Canary Islands, part of Spain. But it approached the coast in West Africa seeking fuel and food.
The documentarian Jon Kasbe spent years among elephant hunters in Kenya, and his movie is an intense 74-minute distillation of his efforts.
A ship carrying about 150 migrants from Gambia to Europe sank on Wednesday off the coast of Mauritania, the United Nations migrant agency said.
The two nations agreed to exchange ambassadors for the first time in 23 years. But the State Department is keeping Sudan on a list of state sponsors of terrorism.
Jehad Serwan Mostafa, who the authorities say joined Al Shabab in his 20s, is believed to be the “highest-ranking U.S. citizen fighting overseas with a terrorist organization.”
Rusty rocks left over from some of our planet’s most extreme ice ages hint at oases for survival beneath the freeze.
The country was once a pocket of calm in West Africa, but the past year’s violence has killed hundreds and forced nearly a million people from their homes.