Requiring higher-level approval is a stopgap measure as officials review whether to tighten Trump-era targeting rules and civilian safeguards.
Several times in recent years, migrants trying to cross between Djibouti and Yemen have been thrown into the sea.
For the second time in a week, the secretary of state pointed to reports of atrocities in the Ethiopian region.
Long hailed for his bravery during the 1994 Rwandan genocide, Paul Rusesabagina is now charged with being an insurgent leader. Did Rwanda change, or did he?
B.1.351 may sound sweet to a molecular epidemiologist, but what’s the alternative, other than stigmatizing geographical names?
The return of more than 300 girls marked the second time in less than a week that gunmen in the country had released kidnapped schoolchildren.
Northern Nigeria’s kidnap-for-ransom industry is growing, and it’s not just the well-off who are at risk. The new targets are poor villagers and ordinary schoolchildren.
A video, aired by Al Jazeera English, shows that the attorney general intercepted legal materials from Paul Rusesabagina, who was portrayed in the movie “Hotel Rwanda” and is accused of terrorism.
A confidential U.S. government report found that people in Tigray are being driven from their homes in a war begun by Ethiopia, an American ally — posing President Biden’s first major test in Africa.
The authorities declined to say how many students were taken in an area where a surge in armed militancy has led to a worsening breakdown of security.
An operation to supply billions of coronavirus vaccine doses to poorer countries has started. But as rich countries buy most of the available supply, stark inequalities remain.
South African authorities said that for now they were treating the case as a robbery, but the political allies of the man who was shot, Serge Ndayizeye, had their suspicions of an assassination.
The envoy, Luca Attanasio, and another victim, a Carabinieri officer, were traveling in a convoy of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the African country.
The Treasury Department slapped sanctions on the Israeli billionaire Dan Gertler in 2017 for corruption in Africa. In Donald Trump’s final days in office, they were rolled back with no explanation.
Opposition political leaders said they were attacked by government forces on Friday, and two former presidents said they were targeted hours earlier.
Her novel, “How Beautiful We Were,” is a story about how people respond to environmental destruction. It was delayed by the pandemic and before that by the success of her previous book, “Behold the Dreamers.”
A teacher at Government Science College in Kagara said the gunmen had entered the school premises in the middle of the night, dressed in military camouflage.
Paul Rusesabagina, a government critic living abroad, was mysteriously taken back to Rwanda and arrested. His supporters say he has no prayer of a fair trial.