The economic situation in Zimbabwe is getting worse, as trade unions and protesters call for a three-day strike. It came after the cost of petrol and diesel more than doubled on Sunday.

An earthquake with a revised magnitude of 6.6 struck 173km northwest of the city of Ternate, North Maluku, on Indonesia's Moluccas Islands, the US Geological Survey has said.

At least 30 people were killed when a gold mine collapsed in northeastern Afghanistan in the latest tragedy to strike the war-torn country.

Suraiya first noticed something was wrong with her two-year-old son, Atfan Kuning, when he couldn't eat or keep any food down.

Nearly 25,000 people displaced by landslides and floods triggered by heavy rains brought by a tropical depression.

At least 429 people have died in Saturday's tsunami, while at least 128 are still missing.

Rescuers in Indonesia are using drones and sniffer dogs to search for survivors after a powerful tsunami devastated the shorelines of the islands of Java and Sumatra and killed more than 400 people

After 38 years, Nigeria’s parliament has finally approved $1bn to revive one of Africa's biggest steel plants.

Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have approved clinical trials for four experimental Ebola treatments, even as the deadly disease's outbreak among newborn babies raises new

The battle against malaria appears to have stalled. The World Health Organization says the number of cases around the world is still rising.

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