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If true, the testing of the bomb -- hundreds of times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima in 1945 -- is the first for the country who has thrice tested plutonium weapons in underground nuclear experiments.

Everyone should know who this douche is. #WalterPalmer http://t.co/oLGGeTMPCu — Dom zamprogna (@dom_zamprogna) July 28, 2015 Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer became “the most hated man”…

After falling short in the Finals, NBA star LeBron James might be having second thoughts as to whether he should remain in his hometown of…

Many of the schoolgirls who escaped the wrath of Boko Haram are now facing backlash within their own communities, CNN reports. Nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped by…

One of the leading sources for African-American news and commentary was recently sold to a major media company. Yesterday, it was announced that TheRoot.com was…

Al-Shabab gunmen ambushed a college campus in Garissa in northeast Kenya early Thursday, slaughtering 15, wounding 65, and taking an untold number of hostages on…

Muhammadu Buhari has officially won Nigeria’s presidential election, beating Goodluck Jonathan by nearly 2 million votes. This is the first time in the country’s history…

In an effort to give Afghanistan time to form a stable government, President Obama on Tuesday said U.S. troops will keep its current level of…

Officials in Nairobi, Kenya have closed a Chinese restaurant that reportedly banned African patrons after 5 p.m., reports the Daily Nation. The restaurant, named Chinese…

Just days after a U.S. Air Force veteran and airplane mechanic was charged with trying to join the terrorist group ISIS, he plead not guilty…

After enduring a tough political fight, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won re-election on Tuesday. The ballots showed that Netanyahu’s Likud Party garnered almost 30 seats in Parliament,…

I’m Safe & sound. Here’s how it all happnd. http://t.co/GjUaByZV6w via @youtube — vuyo mvoko (@vuyo_mvoko) March 10, 2015 South African journalist Vuyo Mvoko was robbed…