A new paleoclimate model finds many favorable windows when Homo sapiens might have survived a migration out of Africa.
Habré had been sentenced to life in prison after he was found guilty of crimes against humanity, including torture and sex crimes.
For the first time, scientists in the Seychelles captured footage of one of the hulking reptiles stalking and killing a helpless chick.
A government drive to enlist civilians in the war effort threatens to widen the conflict, forcing ethnic groups to take sides and potentially spilling into the broader region.
For decades, the Tangier home of Abdellah El Gourd has been a wellspring of the Gnawa musical tradition and a place of pilgrimage for jazz performers. But it has fallen into deep disrepair.
He was a force behind Emergency, which operates clinics, hospitals, trauma centers and other institutions throughout the world.
Coronavirus vaccine doses do more good by giving initial protection to people in low-income countries than by enhancing protection in wealthy nations, said the official, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti.
In the world’s plant gene banks, scientists studied how so many varieties of the humble capsicum worked their way onto our plates.
Benson and Emmanuel Ndwiga died of head and rib injuries after being detained on suspicion of breaching a curfew. The case has thrown a fresh spotlight on police brutality in the country.
Voters picked Hakainde Hichilema, a businessman who had lost five previous bids for the job, to take over from Edgar Lungu, who has led the southern African nation since 2015.
An international court has accused Omar Hassan al-Bashir of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in the western region of Darfur, where at least 300,000 were killed.
An international court has accused Omar Hassan al-Bashir of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity in the western region of Darfur, where some 300,000 were killed.
More than two dozen soldiers who were fighting the fires are among the dead.
Infighting within the vice president’s party is undermining an already shaky ruling alliance that was formed after a five-year civil war killed 400,000 people.
A review of earlier research shows giraffes have the markings of social creatures, including friendships, day care and grandmothers.
The small Gulf country, most of whose residents are foreign workers, has looked beyond its borders for athletes, too.
Relentless waves of the virus, combined with crises caused by conflict and climate change, have left tens of millions of people around the world on the brink of famine.
Fed up with the government’s handling of the pandemic and the economy, some in this North African nation welcomed drastic action to change the political leadership.