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The families of the two boys, now teenagers attending high school in Gilbert, Arizona, say they believe it was a miracle they ended up in the same town.

One in every five "suicide bombers" used by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, underscoring the heartless nature of the religious extremist group, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations Children's Fund, writes Al Jazeera.

An Oklahoma missionary was sentenced to 40 years in prison this week after he was found guilty of raping Kenyan orphans while volunteering at a children's home.

Two female suicide bombers between the ages of 17 and 20 reportedly blew themselves up this week in a camp in northeastern Nigeria designed to protect people trying to escape Boko Haram terrorists, killing at least 58 people.

Hungarian journalist Boglarka Balogh is receiving unwanted attention on social media after wearing blackface to make people aware of the number of "endangered tribes, and the speed at which they are fading away," writes the Independent.

Nothing says the holidays quite like a festive bash, especially when it’s aimed at helping those in need. Russell Simmons is preparing for his 17th annual St. Barths holiday party. This year, he’s getting a little help from supermodel Alina Baikova, who will co-host the event. Back in October, Russell initially decided not to do the annual bash but […]

Malawi has hit a rough patch following a drought caused by El Nino. According to the United Nations children’s agency, the African country is dealing with a shortage of food and a suffering economy. Due to the scarcity, prices are on the rise and people can’t afford to feed themselves and their families. UNICEF has […]

Two men have been arrested in relation to an attack that took place at a luxury hotel in the capital of Mali last week that…

Three people were killed and over 100 people were taken hostage at an international hotel in Mali, West Africa, BBC News reports.

The Nigerian cities of Yola and Kano were rocked by two bomb blasts in 24 hours, killing dozens of people and wounding more than 120 others. One of the attacks involved an 11-year-old girl, the report says.

Angolan supermodel Maria Borges is no stranger to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show runway, but on Tuesday, the beauty became the first model to rock natural…

For the first time, Pope Francis will visit Africa to further his conquest in addressing poverty and worldwide inequality.