Daily Archives: March 22, 2016

Ivory Coast Tracks Key Suspect in Beach Attack

Ivory Coast Tracks Key Suspect in Beach Attack

ABIDJAN— Authorities in Ivory Coast say they have arrested 15 people suspected to have links with the deadly terrorist attack on a popular beach resort earlier this month. The national…

S. Africa Watchdog Unit Wants to Accelerate Zuma Probe

S. Africa Watchdog Unit Wants to Accelerate Zuma Probe

JOHANNESBURG— South Africa’s anti-corruption watchdog may seek state funding to speed up its investigation into a growing scandal over President Jacob Zuma’s relationship with a…

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dies of Cancer

Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dies of Cancer

Rob Ford, the controversial former mayor of Toronto, died Tuesday morning at the age of 46 following a battle with cancer. The former mayor of Canada’s largest city was…

WHO: Tuberculosis Can Be Ended by 2030

WHO: Tuberculosis Can Be Ended by 2030

GENEVA— In advance of World TB day (March 24), the World Health Organization is calling for collective global action and more money to support TB control strategies to end this…

Full Transcript: US President Obama's Speech to People of Cuba

Full Transcript: US President Obama's Speech to People of Cuba

U.S. President Barack Obama, on a historic three-day visit to Cuba, spoke to the Cuban people from the Gran Teatro in Havana Tuesday. Here is a full transcript…

Surprise Move in Apple-FBI Standoff Raises Legal Questions

Surprise Move in Apple-FBI Standoff Raises Legal Questions

WASHINGTON— Less than a day before a high-profile hearing in the legal standoff between Apple and the FBI, attorneys for the Department of Justice late Monday persuaded a federal…

Vietnamese Girl Burned by Napalm Focuses on Forgiveness

Vietnamese Girl Burned by Napalm Focuses on Forgiveness

NEW YORK— Vietnamese girl burned by napalm focuses on forgiveness in helping U.S. military Kim Phuc is known around the world for a photograph taken of her as a…

FIFA Opens Probe Into Germany's 2006 World Cup Bid

FIFA Opens Probe Into Germany's 2006 World Cup Bid

FIFA’s ethics committee has opened a bribery investigation into six people involved in the bidding process that awarded the 2006 World Cup to Germany. Among those targeted are…

My Route Traveling Africa

My Route Traveling Africa

My route traveling Africa turned into a crazy adventure spanning the continent from Cape Town to Cairo And I did it all by myself, using only public transportation. But the…

Liberia Closes Border With Guinea After Ebola Flare-up

Liberia Closes Border With Guinea After Ebola Flare-up

Liberian officials ordered the border with neighboring Guinea closed Tuesday amid concerns of a new outbreak of the Ebola virus.                                     Liberia’s information minister Lenn Eugene Nangbe told Reuters the…