Japan’s defense minister and a top military officer are said to be preparing to resign over allegations that they mislead Parliament over a mission supported by the prime minister.
It was only in cleaning out all the drawers and leaving the cupboards as empty as Jeffrey Gettleman found them that he saw how he had covered this part of the world.
The nations were criticized for hampering efforts to relieve the burden on Greece and Italy, where refugees arrived in huge numbers in 2015 and 2016.
Mr. Baird, a native of Barbados who became a teacher and administrator in New York City schools and at various colleges, argued for the term Afro-American.
A girl in South Africa, born infected with the virus, was given early treatment and remained free of the infection eight years later, scientists reported on Monday.
In his new book, James Suzman writes about the Bushmen hunter-gatherers and what they have taught him about how the modern world lives.
The deeply unpopular president, Joseph Kabila, was supposed to step down in December. But he refused, setting off a political and economic crisis that may turn violent.
About half of Ethiopia’s youth are thought to chew khat, a psychotropic leaf. Officials consider such widespread use of the drug, blamed on a lack of work, “a huge problem” for the country’s future.
More than 100 people have been tortured by Cameroon’s security forces after being accused of having links to the extremist group Boko Haram, the human rights group reported.
The lion was shot in Zimbabwe during what a researcher said was a legal hunt, two years after his father was killed by an American dentist.
A new experiment showed a simple way to save endangered chimpanzees in Uganda and slow the rate of global warming and carbon dioxide emissions.
Two Ghanaian refugees lost all but a single thumb to frostbite while fleeing the United States. Six months later, they’ve both been accepted in Canada.
Fifty-six years after the U.N. secretary general’s plane crashed, there is new hope that secrets lurking in Western intelligence archives may reveal what happened.
The disappearances were reported after militia fighters attacked a security post in a wildlife reserve in an eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
He opposed Algerian independence from France, plotted to assassinate President Charles de Gaulle, and belonged to an extremist group that used terrorism tactics.
Age-related changes in sleep patterns may have helped early humans survive by ensuring at least one person was always alert to nighttime threats.
The country’s authoritarian government pushed for recognition of a city that was once a colonial playground for Italian architects of the 1930s.
The once-extraordinary act has become commonplace in Tunisia, whether compelled by anger, depression or bitter disappointment, or meant to challenge the authorities.
Beheadings by the extremist group have been rare in Kenya, but fears are growing that it may step up its violence ahead of presidential elections.
A genetic mutation that knocks a centimeter off height and increases the risk for arthritis may have helped early humans in Europe and Asia to survive, a new study shows.