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Archaeologists amazingly uncover potential oldest tools in the world

Archaeologists amazingly uncover potential oldest tools in the world Watch

Africa

By Hannah Raissa Marfil (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The oldest tools known to man was created about to 3.4 million years ago. Recent findings stated that the tools found at the archaeological site, ...

Islamic State may have trouble infiltrating Morocco. Six jihadists detained for plotting terrorist attacks

Islamic State may have trouble infiltrating Morocco. Six jihadists detained for plotting terrorist attacks Watch

Africa

At least six members of a terrorist cell that had ties to the Islamic State were arrested in Morocco, Moroccan authorities announced on Monday.

At least 2,000 girls and women kidnapped by Boko Haram for illicit purposes

At least 2,000 girls and women kidnapped by Boko Haram for illicit purposes Watch

Africa

By Emma Farge and Alex Whiting, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Boko Haram Islamic militants have kidnapped at least 2,000 girls and women since the start of last year, turning them into cooks, sex slaves and ...

#BringBackOurGirls: One year since the massive Boko Haram kidnapping and 219 Chibok schoolgirls are still missing

#BringBackOurGirls: One year since the massive Boko Haram kidnapping and 219 Chibok schoolgirls are still missing Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

On April 14, 2014, 276 schoolgirls were horrifically kidnapped from Government Secondary School in Chibok by Boko Haram. Exactly one year later, the ...

Satellite images show Boko Haram's horrible handiwork as town wiped from Earth

Satellite images show Boko Haram's horrible handiwork as town wiped from Earth Watch

Africa

Satellite images reveal the horrible handiwork of the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram. The armed militants wiped Bama, a city in northern ...

ISIS hacks popular French television network

ISIS hacks popular French television network Watch

Africa

The Islamic State's grip on the world is strengthening more and more. This terrorist nebula that began by attacking cities and innocent people in the ...

Islamic extremism continues to raid Tunisia with deadly ambushes

Islamic extremism continues to raid Tunisia with deadly ambushes Watch

Africa

The war against terrorism initiated by the Tunisian authorities does not seem to be ending soon. The country's security services lack experience in ...

Obama's excessive drone strikes in Somalia intensifies hate against Christians and the U.S.

Obama's excessive drone strikes in Somalia intensifies hate against Christians and the U.S. Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (News Consortium)

President Obama and White House officials are defending the United States' "low-investment, light-footprint approach to counterterrorism." As war and ...

Boko Haram continues to wreak havoc despite Chadian army victories

Boko Haram continues to wreak havoc despite Chadian army victories Watch

Africa

Since its involvement in the war against terrorism, the Chadian army has recorded many achievements in the field. Its soldiers are familiar with the ...

Massacre at Kenyan college leaves 147 people dead

Massacre at Kenyan college leaves 147 people dead Watch

Africa

By Edith Honan, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Gunmen from the Islamist militant group al Shabaab stormed a university in Kenya and killed at least 147 people on Thursday, in the worst attack on ...

UNIVERSITY MASSACRE: 'Are you Christian or Muslim?' asked Al-Shabaab gunmen to students

UNIVERSITY MASSACRE: 'Are you Christian or Muslim?' asked Al-Shabaab gunmen to students Watch

Africa

Al-Shabaab, a dreaded African terrorist group went door to door at a Kenyan university asking students "Are you Christian or Muslim?" At least 15 ...

Red Cross suspends movement in Mali after deadly terrorist attack

Red Cross suspends movement in Mali after deadly terrorist attack Watch

Africa

The situation in Mali, mainly its northern part remains very tense. Armed groups settle permanently, due to the lack of governmental authority. ...

CHILLING VIDEO: Al-Shabaab terror group films mass slaughter of civilians on Somali beach

CHILLING VIDEO: Al-Shabaab terror group films mass slaughter of civilians on Somali beach Watch

Africa

Taking a sickening cue from Islamic State, the Somali extremist group Al Shabaab has now filmed civilians, young men being forced into the sea ...

Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court

Zimbabwe child brides fight back in court Watch

Africa

By Emma Batha, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Two former child brides have taken Zimbabwe's government to court in a groundbreaking bid to get child marriages declared illegal and ...

Baby girls being raped in eastern Congo in ongoing crimes against humanity

Baby girls being raped in eastern Congo in ongoing crimes against humanity Watch

Africa

By Katie Ngyuen, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Girls as young as 18 months are being raped and left with horrific injuries in eastern Congo after being stolen from their homes at night, a ...

Beheading of 21 Copts by ISIS 'a turning point for the world,' Coptic bishop says

Beheading of 21 Copts by ISIS 'a turning point for the world,' Coptic bishop says Watch

Africa

Speaking at panel, "Sensitivity Rather Than Sensationalism: Western Media Coverage of Human Rights and Religious Issues in the Middle East," ...

Militants attack Tunisia, 21 killed as hostages taken

Militants attack Tunisia, 21 killed as hostages taken Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Men dressed in military garb entered a Tunisia museum, opened fire and killed eight people, while taking hostages. According to Mohamed Ali Aroui, an ...

Libyan terrorist sieze nine hostages, two oilfields days before ceasefire negotiations

Libyan terrorist sieze nine hostages, two oilfields days before ceasefire negotiations Watch

Africa

Libyan terrorist groups are wasting no time opening a new chapter of violence, seizing two oil fields earlier this month before taking nine ...

Nigerian terror group Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISIS

Nigerian terror group Boko Haram pledges allegiance to ISIS Watch

Africa

Evil compliments evil, evidently. Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram has officially pledged their allegiance to Islamic State on an online ...

Christian monks in Egypt face death by bulldozer to cries of 'Allahu Akbar!'

Christian monks in Egypt face death by bulldozer to cries of 'Allahu Akbar!' Watch

Africa

Coptic monks in Egypt are facing death by bulldozer as road workers chanting "Allah Akbar!" plan to bulldoze an ancient Christian site to construct a ...

Terrifying Ebola-styled outbreak may affect nearly 30 countries

Terrifying Ebola-styled outbreak may affect nearly 30 countries Watch

Africa

By Joseph D'Urso, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Almost 30 countries around the world are "highly vulnerable" to an Ebola-style epidemic, with Somalia, Chad, Nigeria, Afghanistan and Haiti most at ...

 Beaten to death and set on fire, Nigerian girl accused of being a Boko Haram suicide bomber

Beaten to death and set on fire, Nigerian girl accused of being a Boko Haram suicide bomber Watch

Africa

Suspected of being a suicide bomber with Boko Haram, a teenage girl was beaten to death, and then set on fire in a Nigerian vegetable market. A ...

Cease-fire agreement promises hope to war torn Mali

Cease-fire agreement promises hope to war torn Mali Watch

Africa

A peace deal has been signed in Mali, potentially bringing an end to a war which has devastated the west African nation for years.

Red Cross report: You won't believe what Boko Haram is doing now

Red Cross report: You won't believe what Boko Haram is doing now Watch

Africa

The war against the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram has claimed a new front line, centering on the city of Diffa on the Nigerian border.

American missionary kidnapped from Christian school in Africa

American missionary kidnapped from Christian school in Africa Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An American Christian missionary in central Nigeria was kidnapped from Hope Academy, according to the website of the Free Methodist Church.

7-year-old child suicide bomber kills seven in Nigeria

7-year-old child suicide bomber kills seven in Nigeria Watch

Africa

A girl thought to be as young as seven years of age  killed herself and seven others in a suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria. The bombing ...

Coptic Christian refugee route, Tunisia, not as secure as it appears

Coptic Christian refugee route, Tunisia, not as secure as it appears Watch

Africa

Insecurity and fear is back in Tunisia, which had thus far managed to avoid severe violence despite neighboring war-torn Libya, following a ...

More cell phones than flush toilets -- Mobile phones reshaping African cultures

More cell phones than flush toilets -- Mobile phones reshaping African cultures Watch

Africa

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In this very moment, you're using the internet. Are you on a computer? If you're living in an African Country, chances are you've never even seen a ...