In 1937, mixed race children living in the Rhineland were tracked down by the Gestapo and sterilized on "secret order." Some were later the subject of medical experiments, while others vanished.
For centuries, Agadez has profited from its role as a transit hub at the edge of the Sahara. Today its main cargo is human: Migrants, being smuggled to Libya.
These days, it feels like everyone is a traveler.
Lagos' Afro-Brazilian quarter was once lined with architecture built by returnees from South America. But now they're disappearing.
The Maldives isn't the only spot for Indian Ocean indulgence.
Two female tourists killed in a knife attack in the Egyptian Red Sea town of Hurghada were German, the country's Foreign Ministry said Saturday.
With more than a third of Somalia's population now facing starvation, new statistics show that in addition to hunger, many women in Somalia are at risk for being raped.
Miss South Africa 2017, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, addressed a controversy over photos of her wearing gloves while serving food to black children at a charity event.
Fairy tale castles, superb coffee and the Ark of the Covenant (OK, possibly) are just some of the unexpected attractions of this African country.
From a post-dinner silence to "whale communication," these spiritual getaways run from monastic to mellow.
Almost a billion people around the world rely on cassava as a staple food. The root vegetable is a versatile and calorie-rich crop that is resilient enough to thrive in harsh climates.
In the vital transport corridors of the troubled Gulf of Aden, an old but dangerous adversary has returned to the seas -- pirates.
Warmer waters and rising sea levels threaten the low-lying archipelago.
Thanks to climate change, the ocean is no longer a friend of Seychelles. But can its reefs offer this embattled nation a lifeline?
Lagos, one of Africa's most populous cities, has been hit by torrential downpour and thunderstorms over the weekend that has left many parts of the city flooded.
Attackers in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula launched strikes Friday at several military checkpoints, leaving soldiers dead and injured, the military said in a statement.