The West African country is training and arming everyday citizens to protect remote communities from terrorist groups. But some fear the strategy will lead to even more violence.
The U.S. killed the ruthless leader last October in Syria at a low point for ISIS. But under his successor, the group is beginning to strike back, in Africa, the Middle East and beyond.
Le Monde's editorial board warns that the brutal killing of a middle school teacher is another direct attack on the same basic freedoms targeted in France since the Charlie Hebdo murders in 2015.
As Israel and the Arab world roll toward a major rapprochement, Iran continues to resist pressure to start talking to its own nemesis, the United States.
Anti-Muslim attitudes are "eating away at the idea of India" and finding expression even among the country's cosmopolitan elite.
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Shortage of masks and respirators, lack of hospital space, muddled government action: inadequate responses to the COVID-19 outbreak are evident even in the world's most stable countries.......
After the U.S. assassination of General Soleimani and Tehran's accidental shooting down of a Ukrainian passenger jet, rising economic and political pressures have put Islamic rule in its most fragile state in memory.
PARIS — In diplomacy, there's always room for talk, even when the window for negotiation seems all but shut. Such is the scenario that ...
They shall not pass: Since July, soldiers have stepped up patrols along the country's 1,600-km border with Mali and Burkina Faso.
An 18-year-old prisoner recounts his departure from Roubaix, his life in a country at war, and his detention with no way out.
An iconic image from Italian photojournalist's reportage from Chad, which won the World Press Photo award for environmental series.
A growing number of Indians — including some lawmakers — have taken to social media to incite violence, particularly against Muslims.
The white supremacist who killed 50 at New Zealand mosques is like other mass killers attached to myths of ideological identity that lack any real political horizon.
In the Majengo district of the southern port city, a mentoring program is trying to stop al-Shabaab from recruiting young people.
The evacuation of civilians — especially women and children — continues in Baghouz, the Islamic State's last bastion.
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AGADEZ — Mahamane Ousmane is an unrepentant people smuggler. He makes no effort to deny having transported migrants "countless times" across the Sahara into Libya. When he is rel......
In 2013, Ethiopia announced a ban on domestic workers from going to the Middle East. Authorities estimate nearly 1 million Ethiopians working legally and illegally in the region. It comes with opportunity and risk, especially for women.