African countries are developing policies to control the exploitation and export of minerals used in clean energy
But some African countries plan to push for investment in oil and gas exploration at COP27 in Egypt this month
The EU, US and China wield the most carbon emissions, yet Africa is left paying the price, again. The continent needs to build its own resilience to combat a declining economy.
The great powers such as US and China will compete to be first with climate targets, but climate crises will spur their populations to demand change too
Climate envoys from the UK, US, and the EU are in South Africa to discuss a possible coal retirement plan
Forty-four former US Senators said the convergence of events made for highly precarious political waters
Washington has held several joint exercises with allies South Korea and Japan this year, and deployed three aircraft carriers to the area
With renewed energy, the continent needs to assert its role in the fight against Israeli apartheid
Raila Odinga’s National Super Alliance will contest Kenya’s recent election results after all
Kerry said Israel "will never have true peace" if it doesn’t reach an accord based on Israelis and Palestinians living in their own states.
The opposition blames Netanyahu’s policies, stoking calls to topple him.
Despite accepting a nuclear agreement, Iran has not abandoned atomic research and long-term uranium enrichment plans.
Israeli forces say they were met with heavy resistance from Hamas when they pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip.
US Secretary of State John Kerry will press Egypt President President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi over a crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood.
Pro-Russia troops have used gunfire in seizing a Ukraine military base, while Nato has declared early-warning flights around the east.
Neo-Nazis are in office for the first time in post-war Europe – but they are backed by the US and the West.
President Vladimir Putin says Russia has reserved the right to use all options in Ukraine, but that Moscow would use force only as a last resort.
Israel has been stung by comments from US Secretary of State John Kerry that it could face international isolation.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has held out the possibility of Iran playing a constructive role at talks in Geneva.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has sought to reassure sceptics in the US Congress who worry that Iran might not follow through on its obligations.
Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Congress to end the partial government shutdown and think "hard" about the message it sends the world.
Security operations are continuing in Nairobi, where al-Shabab rebels have seized an upmarket mall following an attack which left 39 people dead.
The US and Russia were to hold a third day of complex talks, seeking to hammer out a deal on eliminating Syria’s arsenal of chemical weapons.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has said that Syria is holding thousands of tonnes of unmixed "binary components".
The Syrian government has accepted a Russian proposal to put its chemical weapons under international control to avoid a possible US military strike.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday that tests proved positive for use of the chemical weapon sarin in Syrian chemical attacks.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has laid the groundwork for potential military action against the Syrian government over a chemical weapons attack.
Pakistan and the United States on Monday sought to smooth a damaging row caused by Osama bin Laden’s killing.
Pakistan’s Parliament has condemned the US raid to find and kill Osama bin Laden, calling for a review of US ties.
Former president Thabo Mbeki paid a glowing tribute to Sudan president Omar Hassan al-Bashir ahead of the country’s secession referendum.
The United States has offered to remove Sudan from its terror list early to keep a January referendum that may partition the country on track.
Key meetings unfolding in the coming week may determine whether a two-year effort to combat climate change will triumph or be written off as a flop.