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Obama, Castro will have chance to meet: White House6/4/2015 23:28
US President Barack Obama and Cuba's Raul Castro will have an opportunity for an historic face-to-face meeting at the Summit of the Americas this week, a senior White House official told AFP Monday.
Mugabe, 90, becomes African Union chairman30/1/2015 13:58
Ninety-year-old Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's most divisive figures, ascended to the rotating chairmanship of the African Union on Friday, casting a shadow over the continental body's relations with the West.
India PM condemns 'cowardly' attack on Pakistan school16/12/2014 14:29
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi strongly condemned a "cowardly" attack by Taliban militants Tuesday on an army-run school in neighbouring Pakistan that killed at least 130 people - most of them children.
Ethiopia tests thousands for HIV in record attempt1/12/2014 20:10
More than 3,300 people were tested for HIV Sunday in the Ethiopian region of Gambella, a massive turnout that exceeded expectations among AIDS campaigners who had hoped to test 2,000 people, according to local officials.
Boys sue Malaysian Airlines over flight 37031/10/2014 10:47
Two Malaysian children sued Malaysia Airlines and the government on Friday over the loss of their father on Flight 370, the first lawsuit filed in the country by relatives of those aboard the jetliner that mysteriously disappeared eight months ago.