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Amidst the gloom of  1,350 killed by Ebola virus, most of them in three West African states, cheering news of the conquest of the deadly disease has emerged...

LONDON (AFP) – The suspected British killer of US journalist James Foley will be found and brought to justice “sooner or later”, Britain’s...

BAGHDAD (AFP) – Iraqi Kurdish forces battling jihadists face their biggest threat since brutal crackdowns by Saddam Hussein’s regime, beset...

DONETSK (AFP) – Ukraine said Thursday it had captured two armoured vehicles belonging to the Russian military as it pushed on with a brutal offensive...

 A private hospital in South Africa admitted Wednesday that it had carried out heart surgery on the wrong patient after a name mix-up. Local media said 83-year-old Rita du Plessis was being treated for a respiratory infection, but ended up in theatre for a procedure to remove excess moisture around her heart. Her doctor at Mediclinic in the central city of Kimberley...

Residents of a Monrovia neighbourhood, quarantined by the Liberian government to stem the spread of Ebola virus have clashed with the police, throwing...

BAGHDAD (AFP) – Jihadists released a video apparently showing the beheading of an American journalist kidnapped in Syria, in the most direct retaliation...

UNITED NATIONS(AFP) – The UN’s new pointsman on Ebola said Tuesday he will travel to West Africa this week to shore up health services in the...

MOGADISHU(AFP) – Somali security forces have arrested one of the country’s most powerful #pirate chiefs, who once hijacked giant vessels earning...

Three ill Nigerians have triggered the #Ebolavirus panic button in Austria and Germany. In Autsria, two Nigerians who arrived in Austria last week from...