Fire at Nairobi Airport
Raw footage of a huge fire that forced the closing of the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi on Wednesday.
Voting for Peace in Mali
Months after French forces pushed Islamic fighters out of much of Mali’s vast northern region, the country is facing national elections that many h...
President Obama’s Visit to Senegal
Ahead of the United States president’s trip to Senegal, The New York Times speaks to activists and residents of Dakar about their hopes for the visit.
An Arab Cartoonist in Motion
Khalid Albaih’s cartoons have become a symbol for uprisings across the Arab world. Watch how he does them.
In Egypt, a Pungent Ritual Divides Noses
As Egyptians celebrate spring with Sham el-Nessim, the holiday’s central meal of aged fish brings pride to some and a case of olfactory overload to...
Donald R. Hopkins: Guinea Worm Slayer
Dr. Donald R. Hopkins reflects on how the prejudice he experienced growing up in the American South helped him communicate with the rural villages ...
Mali Exit Strategy
Back from North Africa, The Times’s Eric Schmitt reports on mounting concerns surrounding French plans to draw down troops.
The Reaction in Kenya
Jeffrey Gettleman reports from Kibera, a part of Nairobi that was a flashpoint of violence during Kenya’s last presidential election. This time, th...
Kenyan Voters Speak
The Times's Jeffrey A. Gettleman talks with citizens about their election choices and hopes for the new term.
Hope and Fear in Kenya's Election
Five years after ethnic violence swept through Kenya’s Rift Valley, Jeffrey Gettleman returns to see how a new election could affect the still-scar...
Pistorius Not a ‘Flight Risk’
The Times’s Marcus Mabry and Lydia Polgreen in Pretoria, South Africa, report on developments in the Oscar Pistorius case.
Election Violence in Kenya
The Times’s Marcus Mabry and Marc Lacey, a deputy foreign editor, discuss the ethnic clashes that erupt in Kenya during each election cycle.
Track Star Charged in Killing
Michael Sokolove, a writer who profiled Oscar Pistorius, discusses the dark turn for the South African runner.
Rising Disorder as Egyptians Defy Morsi
Fresh clashes on Monday came a day after President Mohamed Morsi imposed emergency law in three cities, including Port Said, where protests turned ...
Clinton Testifies About Benghazi
The Times's Mark Landler discusses Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's testimony before Congress about last year's attack on the American m...
Unrest in Mali and the Sahara
The latest from West Africa. | Voices of Malian immigrants in New York. | The calculations for American policy makers weighing intervention.
Algeria's Response to a Hostage Crisis
TimesCast: A dramatic Saharan raid, with little hard information. | Lance Armstrong’s confession is Oprah Winfrey’s victory. | A charismatic preach...
Military Intervention in Mali
TimesCast: French forces strike Mali to stem Islamist rebels advance. | A special report on women’s rights and sexual assaults in India. | Writer S...