"Thank God we are safe," Metropolitan Bishop Damaskinos Papandreou said from Cyprus after the Egyptian plane hijacking.
EgyptAir said negotiations had resulted in the release of all passengers except for five foreigners and the crew.
An Egyptair domestic flight from Alexandria to Cairo was hijacked and landed in Cyprus, state radio said.
More than 1 300 rhinos were poached in Africa last year - a record since 2008 when South Africa banned trade in rhino horns.
!--PSTYLE=Normal-->Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said the AUC celebrated "the determination of women around the world to fight ...
Islamist fighters attacked army and police posts near the border with Libya, in clashes that killed at least 16, officials said.
A Lagos High Court in Ikeja struck off an application seeking a stay of proceedings in the criminal charges against the registered ...
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe says his successor must be chosen democratically and that his wife will not inherit the role.
A group of 5 000 girls who were expelled from schools in Sierra Leone during the Ebola crisis have returned to the classroom.
Three employees of international charity Save the Children have been kidnapped in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
King Shaka International tied with Cape Town International in the Best Airport by Region category ...
A year on from Nigerian election victory, Buhari's reforms founder, write Julia Payne and Ulf Laessing
President Robert Mugabe drew criticism from opponents over his 92nd birthday celebrations that has cost nearly $1 million.
Fewsnet warns of a serious food security crisis in southern Africa starting because of the poor rainfall patterns
The mission of UN secretary-general, Ban Ki-moon, and five AU leaders in Burundi this week must be to get human rights monitors ...