A member of the Brazilian Health Expeditions plays with a Kayapo baby on the seventh day of their medical expedition in the Kikretum community in Sao Felix, northern Brazil, on April 27.
Nationalizing Ivory Coast's cocoa industry – as neighboring Ghana did – would bring 'sanity and equity' to the country, writes guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary.
A new $650 million cable system connecting southern Africa with West Africa and Europe will double the capacity of South Africa's mobile phone and Internet networks.
A youth practices parkour, jumping off a wall during a sunny day in central London. Britain's Met Office weather service expect temperatures to rise to 77 degrees Fahrenheit in London and southeast England.
Nigeria recently took a major stand in the conflict in Ivory Coast. The recent presidential election has given Nigeria far more credibility as a leader in West Africa.
South Africa has long seen itself as a voice of developing nations. Now as a member of the BRICS club – Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa – it can speak with the political heft of a fifth of the world's economy behind it.
A child gets water splashed during Thai New Year celebrations in Prachinburi, east of Bangkok.
Spectators watch fireworks organized to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin's historic space flight, in Moscow's Victory Park.
The French military helped Ouattara finally remove the former president, Laurent Gbagbo, from his dwindling power. Now the UN, France, and the African Union can help the elected president heal his country's democracy and restore the economy.
Alassane Ouattara, Ivory Coast's new president, must tread carefully as he works to disarm militias, defuse long-simmering hatreds.