Africa

Hot air balloons above Kenya, flooding in Texas and some striking art exhibits round out this week's collection of best images.
NAIROBI, Sept 15 (Reuters) - This Sunday in South Africa, an accountant, an entrepreneur and a boxing executive are among
The reaction he said he's received has been mostly “horrible,” underscoring the intolerance faced by LGBTQ people in many parts of Africa.
A giant whale kite, a massive pumpkin and a gravedigging competition round out this week's best images.
The girl's mother told local media that the teacher called the girl "dirty" and kicked her out of class.
One of the African nation's religious leaders urged authorities to enact strong laws against same-sex relations.
His death comes nearly two years after he was forced to resign as president in the wake of a sudden military takeover.
He was ousted from power in a military coup in November 2017, ending his three-decade reign.
The problem could affect as much as 80% of the people in Africa by 2050.
From global trade tensions, to Brexit to the fires in the Amazon rainforest, leaders struggled to find common ground on the world's pressing problems.
The U.S. government has charged 80 people in connection with a massive, international cyber fraud ring.
The mother claims that the suspect, reportedly a school employee, was allowed to continue working for several days after the incident.
An ongoing Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo has now become the second largest, killing at least 1,800 people since August 2018.
The attack came even as the country's warring sides said they accepted a cease-fire.
The country plans to plant a total of 4 billion trees by October as part of an effort to reverse decades of deforestation.
The House Speaker “didn’t just make arrangements to send me back," Omar wrote, "she went back with me."
The airlines did not elaborate on the reason behind Saturday's sudden suspension.
The Netherlands-based Hassan said she didn't think she was setting a record because she started off slower than normal.
The attack on the detention center killed at least 53 people, including six children.
The airstrike raises further concerns about the European Union’s policy of partnering with Libyan militias to prevent migrants from crossing the Mediterranean.