More Than 60 Dead in South Africa after Heavy Rains

DURBAN At least 60 people have been killed and more than 1,000 have fled their homes after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides along South Africa’s eastern coast, authorities said on Wednesday.

Most of the …

More Than 60 Dead in South Africa after Heavy Rains

DURBAN At least 60 people have been killed and more than 1,000 have fled their homes after heavy rains caused flooding and mudslides along South Africa’s eastern coast, authorities said on Wednesday.

Most of the …

E. Africa, Recovering From Cyclone Idai, Braces for New Storm

The government of Comoros shut down schools, airports and public offices Wednesday as Tropical Cyclone Kenneth passed over the island nation, with wind gusts topping 200 kilometers an hour.

The storm, brewing in the Indian …

E. Africa, Recovering From Cyclone Idai, Braces for New Storm

The government of Comoros shut down schools, airports and public offices Wednesday as Tropical Cyclone Kenneth passed over the island nation, with wind gusts topping 200 kilometers an hour.

The storm, brewing in the Indian …

How rampant deforestation made Mozambique more vulnerable to Cyclone Idai

Cyclone Idai’s recent devastation was amplified by deforestation in the region. Mozambique took the hardest hit. The country has seen between 10 and 15 percent of its forests disappear amid illegal logging and charcoal production …

UN Evacuates Refugees From Tripoli Detention Center

The United Nations has evacuated about 325 refugees from a government-run detention center in Tripoli after some were allegedly attacked for protesting bad conditions.

Fighting between rival governments in Libya has made living in and …

Sudanese Military Invites Protesters to Talks Amid Tensions

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Sudan’s ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organizers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended talks with the generals over the weekend.

The council says it …

Sudanese Military Invites Protesters to Talks Amid Tensions

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Sudan’s ruling military council has proposed a meeting with the organizers of the protests that toppled President Omar al-Bashir after they suspended talks with the generals over the weekend.

The council says it …

IS Down But Still a Threat in Many Countries

Driven from its self-styled caliphate in Iraq and Syria, Islamic State is down but not out.

Where once they confronted armies, the extremist Islamist group’s adherents have now staged hit-and-run raids and suicide attacks. In …