App launched with uniquely African emojis

App developers have launched a series of uniquely African emojis of characters dressed in colorful traditional attire using popular local expressions and gestures.

N. Korea says rocket launch early as Sunday

North Korea's widely-condemned launch of a long-range rocket could happen within a matter of hours, after Pyongyang shortened and brought forward the start of the launch window to Sunday morning.

Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse and killing at least ...