The Islamic State has captured Tataouine, Tunisia, a remote village from which George Lucas drew the name of Luke Skywalker’s home planet in his Star Wars saga.


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Saber Khachnaoui was named by Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid as a suspected gunman in the terror attack at the Bardo Museum in Tunis, Tunisia on Wednesday.

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Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid named Yassine Labidi as a suspected gunman in the terror attack at the Bardo Museum in Tunis, Tunisia on Wednesday.

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At least 19 people including 17 tourists were killed as gunmen stormed a museum in Tunisia in an apparent terrorist attack. The assault has been blamed on Islamic State militants.

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Two women on a safari in South Africa had quite the shock when they forgot to lock the car they were in and a lion used its mouth to open the car door.

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African terrorist group Boko Haram has released a new propaganda video that is alarmingly similar to that of the Islamic State. Watch the video in full here.

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An aggressive hippopotamus in the Chobe River of Botswana tried to attack a safari boat at incredible speeds, swimming as fast as 30 MPH.

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At least 70 people died after drinking beer poisoned with crocodile bile — at a funeral.

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Kaci Hickox, a nurse returning from West Africa after treating Ebola patients, is threatening to sue New Jersey for being forcefully quarantined under “inhumane” conditions.

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An airplane passenger on U.S. Airways Flight 850 from Philadelphia to Punta Cana, Mexico sneezed and said, “Sorry, I came from Africa.” Hazmat met him at landing.

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Ebola is a viral hemorrhagic fever with purported origins in Africa. But could it be that scientists created the virus plague as a bio-weapon for mass genocide?

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The Ebola virus continues to devastate Africa, and the first case has been reported in Dallas, Texas. Here are pictures of the deadly disease.

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Miguel Pajares, a Spanish priest who contracted ebola while doing missionary work in Liberia, returned to Spain Thursday to receive treatment.

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The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization released a statement to West Africans to stop eating fruit bats, a commonly eaten meat in the region.

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Sierra Leone’s chief ebola doctor, Sheik Umar Khan, passed away from the disease after news of his diagnosis broke just last week. Khan was credited with personally treating more than 100 ebola patients before he contracted the disease.

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This American man sparked a worldwide Ebola outbreak scare when he flew, infected, into Africa’s largest city. He was just weeks away from bringing the virus to the U.S.

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