Imagine watching as violence and bloodshed took over your country, leaving you with little option but to flee.
So it's final: the World Health Organization has confirmed that the 2016 Olympics do not need to be postponed or moved from Rio because there is a "very low risk" that the Games will further spread the Zika virus.
While some women are doing everything they can to get rid of extra weight, a larger behind is so desirable in some countries that it's fueling a whole industry of creams, surgery and padding.
J.K. Rowling has decried critics of the casting of a black actress as Hermione as "a bunch of racists."
June 1 marks the beginning of the hurricane season in the Atlantic Ocean.
Is this the world's most Instagrammed coffee?
In the rural parts of the East African nation of Kenya, waterborne illness is a leading cause of death for young children, and untreated water is dangerous to people of all ages.
You know you're doing something right when Mark Zuckerberg namechecks you.
In the space of a day, Britain's two most powerful people -- Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister David Cameron -- have been publicly reminded of the perils of a hot mic.
A baby girl has been rescued after 80 hours trapped in the rubble of a collapsed residential building in the Kenyan capital, in what emergency workers are hailing as a miracle.
A Dutch carpenter spent years building a replica of Noah's ark. Now he wants to sail across the Atlantic Ocean
They were stolen from their beds in a school dormitory: hundreds of teenage girls kidnapped by gunmen.
CNN's Zain Asher visits Ethiopian Aviation Academy where students from all over the continent receive training in everything from piloting to maintenance.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa, at one time considered the worst outbreak in history, is no longer a public health emergency of international concern, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday.
In Lusaka, we meet a fashion designer who's setting trends by professing a bold vision of a 21st century Africa.