Saudi Arabian forces dropped leaflets Thursday for residents in Yemen's Saada province, telling them to leave before evening -- a possible precursor to intensified military activity in the already flashpoint region.
Four mother elephants are keeping their rotund babies in the shade of their bodies as they lead them across a sweet-smelling grassland under an already-hot early equatorial sun. Striding with deliberate purpose as though keeping an appointment, the mothers are nodding toward a wide wet marsh. They stop at water's edge; it's difficult to nurse while belly-deep in marsh sedges and water, so before plunging in for the morning, they fill up their youngsters. Who knew? The mothers knew.
A gunman wearing a suicide bomb vest attacked a school in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state Friday morning, leaving 12 people seriously injured and the attacker dead, according to a police source and students who witnessed the attack.