Morocco applies to join West African regional economic bloc

Morocco is applying to join the Economic Community of West African States, the bloc confirmed Tuesday, a move that some analysts see as a continuation of checkbook diplomacy to consolidate the North African kingdom's claim on Western Sahara.

Woman, 33, dies trying to rescue dog

Transgender Pakistani women arrested in Saudi Arabia, two killed

How I was abused, by slain eight-year-old girl

.From her diary


U.S.: Why Muhammad Ali’s son was detained at Florida Airport

Muhammad Ali Jr., son of the legendary boxing champion, Muhammad Ali, was detained by immigration officials at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport for hours on February 7, according to reports.

Malawi albino attack survivor: 'I am too scared to sleep'

Femia Tchulani survived an attempted kidnapping in Malawi by people wanting to kill her for her body   parts.

Oil rises as OPEC aims for deeper output cuts

By Reuters

Oil prices rose more than $1 a barrel on Tuesday after OPEC said it was sticking to its agreement to cut production and hoped compliance with the deal would be even higher.

U.S. to begin crackdown on illegal immigrants

.Unveils sweeping orders




The Trump administration has issued tough guidelines to widen the net for deporting illegal immigrants from the U.S., and speed up their removal.

Cameroon shuts down Internet after Anglophone revolt

A series of demonstrations in Cameroon's English-speaking regions escalated into violent clashes and a government crackdown that included shutting off Internet services.

The crippling Internet shutdown is entering a third week in the English-speaking region of Cameroon.

Barrow installed as Gambia's president

President-elect of Gambia, Adama Barrow, has been placed on the country’s State House website as the West African country’s new leader.

Gambia's state house website has installed Barrow's picture as president of the West African country.