Egypt has ordered the release of two freelance journalists who were arrested while preparing a report on a historic tramway in Alexandria.
The defense lawyer for May al-Sabbagh and Ahmed Moustafa, arrested on Feb. 28, says prosecutors ordered their release … Read more
The U.N. Security Council is expected to adopt on Thursday a U.S.-drafted resolution that threatens to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan and sanctions against those blocking efforts to end one of Africa's worst wars.
The strongly-worded text is … Read more
Two United Nations agencies and Somalia's Health Ministry have launched a campaign to immunize over 4.7 million children aged from six months to 10 years against measles in this drought-hit Horn of African nation.
The nationwide campaign, being carried out … Read more
China plans to set up an international development cooperation agency, according to a parliament document released on Tuesday, to better coordinate its foreign aid program.
The new agency will be responsible for forming policies on foreign aid, as well as … Read more
An Egyptian court sentenced 10 people to death on Saturday after they were convicted of forming a terrorist group and planning attacks on police and security forces, judicial sources said.
The court in Cairo also sentenced five people to life … Read more