| Sep 19, 2013
| 4:31 PM
"Cameras d'Afrique: The Films of West Africa," a new monthlong series exploring the last 50 years of cinema from that era, opens Oct. 3 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Film Independent at LACMA and the Loyola Marymount School of Film and...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:37 PM
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Suspected Islamic militants wearing army fatigues gunned down 44 people praying at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, while 12 other civilians died in an apparently simultaneous attack, security agents said Monday.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:57 AM
DAKAR, Senegal -- President Obama promoted U.S. efforts to reduce malnutrition and food shortages on Friday, saying initiatives that leverage private investments will lift Africa to self-sufficiency.
“It’s not just a few who are benefiting...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:46 PM
A new United Nations report estimates that roughly 3,000 great apes are taken from the wild every year as part of an illegal international trade that is growing increasingly sophisticated.
The report, “Stolen Apes,” calls for greater law...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 2:37 PM
No single resource is more essential to modern life than oil, and no film offers a more incisive look at how the enormous wealth oil creates subverts the morality of individuals, corporations, even entire countries than Rachel Boynton's compelling...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:22 AM
NIAMEY, Niger — Suicide bombers in Niger detonated two car bombs simultaneously on Thursday, one inside a military camp in the city of Agadez and another in the remote town of Arlit at a French-operated uranium mine, killing 26 people and injuring...
| Jan 13, 2013
SAO PAULO, Brazil — After a few hours, you sink into a pleasant trance. Time no longer matters. You stop checking your phone, if it hasn't already lost its charge. You're comfortable. Your mind settles into the little there is to do — think,...
| May 5, 2013
| 5:30 AM
AMSTERDAM — A scrum of international TV reporters, photographers and other media packed the Gallery of Honor at the Rijksmuseum on a recent spring morning, while producers negotiated with publicists for time to shoot spots in front of Rembrandt's...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Soldiers loyal to a captain who helped lead a military coup of the Mali government this year have tortured and abducted dozens of others accused of trying a countercoup, according to human rights groups....
| Jul 27, 2012
| 7:43 AM
The Obama administration is considering American intervention to pressure Al Qaeda-inspired militants who have seized territory in the African nation of Mali....
| Aug 22, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's announcement that all death row prisoners will be executed next month has drawn condemnation from human rights groups and foreign governments....