US Pulling Some Combat Troops Out of Africa

PENTAGON – The United States is starting to change its force posture in Africa, announcing it is bringing home part of an infantry brigade and replacing them with specialized military …

Kenya’s Boni Forest Schools Reopen 5 Years After Attacks

KIANGWE, KENYA In Kenya’s northeast Boni Forest, on the border with Somalia, schools that were closed for five years following attacks by militant group al-Shabab have reopened. But many children …

Kenya’s Boni Forest Schools Reopen 5 Years After Attacks

KIANGWE, KENYA In Kenya’s northeast Boni Forest, on the border with Somalia, schools that were closed for five years following attacks by militant group al-Shabab have reopened. But many children …

Pope Trip to Malta in May to Spotlight Migrants’ Plight

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis will make the first trip by a pontiff in 10 years to the tiny Mediterranean island nation of Malta in May, where he is expected …

Pope Trip to Malta in May to Spotlight Migrants’ Plight

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis will make the first trip by a pontiff in 10 years to the tiny Mediterranean island nation of Malta in May, where he is expected …

China’s Virus Death Toll Surpasses SARS But New Cases Fall

BEIJING China’s virus death toll rose by 89 on Sunday to 811, passing the number of fatalities in the 2002-2003 SARS epidemic, but fewer new cases were reported in a …