Essen (Germany) (AFP) - Germany's ruling conservatives may have re-elected Angela Merkel as their leader once again, but they have also sent her into next year's election campaign with a stern …

Aden (AFP) - More than 30 people were missing off the Yemeni island of Socotra on Wednesday after a cargo vessel carrying islanders home from the mainland sank in the Indian Ocean, authorities said.

Accra (AFP) - Ghanaians voted Wednesday in tight presidential and parliamentary polls seen as a litmus test of stability for one of Africa's most secure democracies as it wrestles with a stumbling …