Recent Blog Posts
Sun, 20 May 2018 22:22:12 GMTOver 10,000 Moroccans Protest U.S. Embassy Move to JerusalemPro-Palestinian protesters at a demonstration organized by a Moroccan Islamist association in Casablanca on Sunday.
Sat, 19 May 2018 16:04:37 GMTCongo Says 3 New Ebola Cases Confirmed in Large CityHealth care workers wearing protective gear at a treatment center in Bikoro, Congo. The country’s latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than one million people.
Sat, 19 May 2018 11:48:08 GMTOf Crowns and Rings: Images of Royal Weddings Over a CenturyMembers of the royal family surrounded Prince Charles and Princess Diana on a Buckingham Palace balcony on their wedding day in 1981.
Fri, 18 May 2018 16:59:29 GMTBurundi Voters Back Constitution Extending Presidential TermBurundians voting under guard in Bujumbura on Thursday. Preliminary figures indicate that more than 80 percent of voters approved the new Constitution.
Fri, 18 May 2018 17:17:37 GMTW.H.O. Says New Ebola Outbreak Is Not Yet a Top Health EmergencyHealth workers preparing to enter an isolation ward on Saturday in Bikoro, Democratic Republic of Congo. Between April 4 and Thursday, 45 suspected Ebola virus cases were reported, the World Health Organization said.
Fri, 18 May 2018 15:39:35 GMTBurundi’s Leader Can Extend His Term. His African Peers Take Notes.Voters in Ngozi, Burundi, lined up on Thursday to cast their ballots in a referendum on whether the president’s term should be extended.
Thu, 17 May 2018 20:01:06 GMTFighting Ebola in Congo: A ‘Highly Complex’ OperationThe deadly Ebola virus has spread for the first time to a major city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, raising the threat of a far larger contagion.
Mon, 21 May 2018 07:24:21 GMTWhat I SAW: In Tiny Burundi, a Huge VoteA woman casts her vote at a polling station in Ciri, northern Burundi, on Thursday.
Fri, 18 May 2018 13:31:18 GMTFears of Larger Contagion as Ebola Spreads to Major Congo CityThe arrival of the disease in Mbandaka, a bustling port city, is “a game changer,” a World Health Organization official said.
Mon, 14 May 2018 21:55:38 GMTTiny Brains of Extinct Human Relative Had Complex FeaturesResearchers say that the skull of Homo naledi, a hominin that lived 236,000 to 335,000 years ago, contained a brain the size of an orange that had a similar shape and structure with that of modern humans.