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After quiet days, handful of protests at UN climate summit

By SAM MAGDY and WANJOHI KABUKURU Associated Press SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — After days with almost no demonstrations, there were several small protests at...

UN: 50 million people lived in ‘modern slavery’ last year

By Jamey Keaten, Associated Press The U.N. labor agency estimates that some 50 million people worldwide were living in “modern slavery” - either in forced...

African nations seek funds as cost of climate change rises

By Wanjohi Kabukuru, Associated Press From drought to cyclones and sea level rise, the cost of damage caused by climate change in Africa will only...

UK Museum Agrees to Return Looted Benin Bronzes to Nigeria

A London museum agreed Sunday, August 7, to return a collection of Benin Bronzes looted in the late 19th century from what is now...

Africa lays out goals ahead of UN climate summit

By Wanjohi Kabukuru, Associated Press African officials outlined their priorities for the upcoming U.N. climate summit, including a push to make heavily polluting rich nations...