Cabinet candidates aren't calling climate change a 'hoax,' but they're taking on climate science by emphasizing a lack of modeling precision and disagreements among scientists.
President Yahya Jammeh has refused to refused to cede step down after an election loss ended his 22 years in power. He could face criminal charges linked to his rule.
A postelection crisis in Gambia has stirred the country’s neighbors to intervene, sign of a stronger commitment to democracy in Africa.
At least 76 people were killed in Tuesday's accidental Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp as aid workers scramble to help more than 100 wounded.
Democrats took aim at President-elect Trump's pick for Secretary of Education at the Senate hearing Tuesday, accusing her of working against public schools and using her wealth to advance conservative policies.
Ghana is the second largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans, after Côte d’Ivoire. One campaign wants to make sure that cacao farming remains a productive source of income for Ghanaian farmers, and of tasty treats for chocolate lovers, long into the future.
A report from the antipoverty nonprofit Oxfam found that just eight people, all men, possess as much wealth as the poorest half of the world's population.
Silencers, or suppressors, can protect a shooter's hearing while also reducing recoil, advocates say.
A roundup of global commentary for the Jan. 16, 2017 weekly magazine.
Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson fielded questions about climate change during Senate confirmation hearings. Meanwhile, his company was ordered to release decades of documents on the topic.
With only 22 allied states worldwide, Taiwan faces increasing isolation as China pulls economic levers in Africa and elsewhere.
The discovery in Nigeria re-energizes hope among those who have rallied around the slogan "Bring back our girls."