Asia accounts for 88 percent of all malaria cases and most of the 46,000 annual deaths occurring outside Africa, a new report shows Friday as experts demand more urgency in fighting the deadly disease..
Israel has turned back dozens of African asylum-seekers, mostly Eritreans, trying enter the country from Egypt, Human Rights Watch and two other NGOs said on Sunday.
Kazakhstan's Astana rally raid team is going to participate in two continental races at the same time.
A huge vaccination campaign to protect 50 million people against meningitis has been launched in seven African countries.
The global mortality rate for young children has been nearly halved in the past two decades, but Africa and South Asia have not kept pace.
A group of 68 illegal immigrants, including three minors, arrived Sunday at a tiny, uninhabited Spanish island located very close to Morocco.
China, Vietnam and Thailand are among the worst offenders in fuelling a global black market that is seeing record numbers of elephants and rhinos killed in Africa.
President Hu Jintao said Thursday China would offer $20 billion in new loans to Africa, as he delivered a speech to a Beijing forum on co-operation with the resource-rich continent.
The institute released the project of sweet potato in Uganda and Mozambique. And now IFPRI is focused on Zambia and Southern Asian countries.
It was developed by the University of California and the International Rice Research Center in the Philippines. Other crops are under research.
Kazakhstan managed to raise over $350 million for food, humanitarian and economic aid to African countries suffering from famine: Kazakh Parliament Speaker.
Secretary Clinton made a statement on World Food Day. Food security is a foreign policy priority for the United States.
About 1000 people gathered for the ceremony, which was held in Iowa State Capitol.
Final declaration of Istanbul meeting called OIC member-states to render financial aid to Somalia and other needy African countries during Ramadan.
The list of 20 most dangerous countries of the world in terms of the possibility of terrorist attacks is led by Somali.
A Zimbabwean man upstaged 15 others to win the Mr Ugly title at a weekend pageant, a local newspaper reported Monday.
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