The Taliban officially confirmed Thursday that its founder and leader, Mullah Omar, is dead.
The Nigerian army said Thursday it rescued 59 women, children, and older men who had been captured by Islamic militants.
The latest voter study shows American businessman Donald Trump with a big lead in the Republican Party presidential race.
The United States government said Thursday it would investigate the killing in Zimbabwe of a protected lion.
Afghan government officials said Wednesday that Taliban chief Mullah Omar is dead.
U.S. lawmakers urged top administration officials Wednesday to provide details about the group that is to enforce a nuclear deal with Iran.
Turkish warplanes bombarded Kurdish militants in northern Iraq Wednesday.
Two Zimbabweans arrested for illegally hunting a protected lion named Cecil appeared in a court in Harare Wednesday.
Mosquitoes have an extraordinary ability to target humans far away and fly straight to their unprotected skin.
U.S. President Barack Obama ended his East Africa trip Tuesday with a speech to the African Union.