106.7 The Fan All News 99.1 WNEW CBS Sports Radio 1580

Africa

File photo of Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony taken on November 12, 2006. (STUART PRICE/AFP/Getty Images)

Ugandan Rebel Leader Kony “Hibernates,” Evades Jungle Hunt

California-based Invisible Children campaign made a viral 30-minute video seen by more than 100 million people which helped create pressure to capture Kony.

07/04/2014

A Zakouma National Park anti-poaching team patrol on Feb. 25, 2014. (credit: MARCO LONGARI/AFP/Getty Images)

US Official: ‘Poaching In Africa Is Funding Terrorist Groups’

The U.S. government is stepping up its crackdown on the illegal trafficking of wild animal products across the nation’s borders, saying some may be linked to terrorists, federal officials said Monday.

06/17/2014

File photo of a courtroom. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Man Sentenced For Sending Stolen Car to Africa

A man who pleaded guilty to a role in a plot to ship stolen vehicles to west African countries has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.

06/09/2014

Cameroon fighters patrol the border with Nigeria, ready to respond to any attacks by Boko Haram gunmen. (Reinnier KAZE/AFP/Getty Images)

Wearing Disguises, Boko Haram Gunmen Kill Hundreds In Nigeria

Gunmen wore military fatigues to convince townspeople they were Nigerian military, then forced civilians to the city center and started shooting.

06/05/2014

Deborah Peter, who now lives in the United States, spoke on Capitol Hill about the killing of her family by members of the Boko Haram in Nigeria in 2011. (Photo: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: 80 U.S. Troops In Chad To Hunt For Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls

The service members will help with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for missions over northern Nigeria.

05/21/2014

Protesters in the Nigerian capital Lagos accused President Goodluck Jonathan of ignoring the kidnapping of about 300 schoolgirls by an Islamic extremist group three weeks ago. (AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/via Getty Images)

Nigerian Islamic Extremist Threatens To Sell 276 Kidnapped Girls

In a video, leader of Boko Haram says the teenage girls will “remain slaves” to be sold.

05/05/2014

A woman carries a handwritten plea for the release of the schoolgirls at a demonstration in the Nigerian capital Lagos.(PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/Getty Images)

Nigeria Police: 53 Schoolgirls Escaped; 276 Girls Are Still Held Captive By Islamic Extremists

The number of kidnapped schoolgirls missing in Nigeria has risen to 276, up by more than 30 from what police said before.

05/02/2014

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee says he's satisfied with the military response to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

House Armed Services Chair Satisfied With Military Response In Benghazi

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee says he’s satisfied with the military response to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.

04/10/2014

A clear majority of people in countries across the globe say it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values – a viewpoint far more common in poor countries than in wealthier nations.   (Photo credit should read PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Worldwide Majority Say Belief In God Essential To Morality

A clear majority of people in countries across the globe say it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values – a viewpoint far more common in poor countries than in wealthier nations

03/18/2014

South Sudanese troops loyal to President Salva Kiir re-captured Bor airport from rebel forces. ( SAMIR BOL/AFP/Getty Images))

South Sudan Peace Talks Held Amid Continuing Clashes

Government and rebel forces are battling for a key oil producing region.

12/27/2013

more