May 21, 2016 /
Meet the khat-chewing, rifle-toting volunteer army that forms Kenya’s first line of defense against the Somali terrorist group.
March 10, 2016 /
Impoverished young men have menaced the city of Zinder with rapes and murders. Now Boko Haram wants to turn their ultra-violence into a weapon of war.
March 4, 2016 /
Iranians have voted out opponents of the nuclear deal. But they're still worried the United States won't live up to its side of the bargain.
March 1, 2016 /
Tehran says it backs the Syrian cease-fire—but only if it can still hammer “terrorists” the West sees as the valid opposition to Assad.
February 3, 2016 /
When the outbreak hit West Africa, fevers spiked—and so did rates of teenage pregnancy.
January 19, 2016 /
The university targeted by al-Shabab last year has reopened. Will Kenya's softer, gentler approach to counterterrorism keep it safe?
January 14, 2016 /
Tsai Ing-wen looks like she's about to win the upcoming presidential election on Taiwan, and if she does, the one-China idea, so important to Beijing, will have suffered a stunning defeat.
January 5, 2016 /
What China's huge water transfer project means for those at both ends of the pipeline.
January 4, 2016 /
On the Greek island of Lesbos, thousands of Syrians are arriving each day. But will empathy for an earlier flood of refugees trump the fear of being overrun?
December 8, 2015 /
The epidemic has waned, but the virus still threatens the lives of women and children in West Africa.