CONQUISTA DO OESTE, BRAZIL - The savannah scrubland where Chief Joao Ponce once hunted deer and wild boar in Brazil has given way to neat rows of soy and corn that a tractor sprays with herbicide.
MUSCAT, Oman - The powerful Cyclone Mekunu hit the southern region of the Gulf Arab country of Oman and the neighboring Yemen on Saturday, leaving at least five people dead and dozens missing.
GRAND-POPO, BENIN - In a wooden canoe on the waters of the Mono River in southwest Benin, a strange cone-shaped effigy in purple raffia and topped with horns sails back and forth through the mangro
Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry says there are now 35 confirmed cases of Ebola in the country's northwest, including 10 deaths confirmed from the often lethal virus.
KINSHASA - Another person has died in Congo of a confirmed case of Ebola, bringing the number of fatalities to 12, said the country's Health Ministry.
Democratic Republic of Congo's ministry of health says the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including 8 deaths in the three affected health zones in the country's Equateur province.
LUSAKA, Zambvia - In what has been described as a shocking and secretive move, Zambian authorities have overturned their 2016 decision to suspend the brutal culling of up to 2,000 hippos in the wor
Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.
Egypt's weather agency says a sandstorm has hit parts of the country, closing several highways in the southern provinces, days after rare heavy rainfall pummeled the capital of Cairo and other part
Egypt's foreign minister has delivered a warning to Ethiopia over a dam it is building on a Nile River tributary.
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