Assange may feel 'vindicated,' but he hasn't left the embassy yet
There is no doubt the WikiLeaks founder scored a PR victory, but just what it means, practically speaking, remains to be seen.
There’s only one country in the world as corrupt as North Korea
So says Transparency International, which ranks the hermit kingdom at the bottom of its list for the fifth year running.
Somalis #TweetLiidoPictures to show beauty after beach attack
Al Shabaab militants attacked a popular beachfront restaurant in Mogadishu. But Somalis aren't backing down.
Lest we forget that Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals
The latest tensions between Middle East powerhouses does not mean good things for their proxy wars in Syria in Yemen.
Donald Trump stars in Al Shabaab's latest recruitment video
Hillary Clinton may have been premature in calling Trump 'ISIS' best recruiter,' but she wasn't exactly wrong either.
Somalis used to flee to Yemen to escape war. Now it's the other way around
'We prefer being in Somalia than Yemen, because we hope that aid workers might come to our rescue before we die.'
'Mogadishu used to be hell. Now it's coming back to life'
After years of conflict, basic city services have come back online and residents feel safe.
Somalia ends Shabaab hotel siege, 14 dead
The war-torn country's ambassador to Switzerland Yusuf Bari-Bari was among those killed in the dramatic attack that began on Friday at the Maka al Mukarama hotel.
Al Shabaab threatens to attack Mall of America
The Al-Qaeda-linked group also threatened Canada's West Edmonton Mall, London's famous Oxford Street shopping hub and two malls in France.
Indonesian officials want to stash 10,000 refugees on a desert island
With Australia growing hostile toward asylum seekers, Indonesia says they’ve become a burden.
Al Shabaab gunmen kill 36 workers in northern Kenya
A string of terrorist attacks is putting pressure on the Kenyan government to increase security in areas outside the capital.
Al Shabaab Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenya bus
Some 60 passengers on board were ordered off the vehicle, and the gunmen separated the travelers into Muslims and non-Muslims.
As oil and terror intertwine, Somalis want more from their government
Oil dispute could inflame a new conflict in fragmented Somalia.
Uganda foils 'imminent' Al Shabaab attack, US says
The US government warns that the Al Qaeda-linked insurgents from Somalia could try to exact revenge for a US airstrike that killed the militant group's commander.
US government to its people: Stay away from these countries
In total, the State Department has travel warnings in place for 41 nations.
Somalia on high alert as Al Shabaab names new leader
The group also vowed to avenge the death of Ahmed Abdi Godane, their former leader killed in a US air strike this week.
The US killed Al Shabaab's No. 1. That may mean more violence, not less.
Tuesday, the world learned that a US missile strike in southern Somalia on Monday had targeted Ahmed Godane, the leader of Al Shabaab, a terrorist with a $7 million bounty on his head.
Rick Perry's Islamic State remark joins a list of Mexican-border terror threat claims
Here’s a look at four major claims of faraway terrorism stirring in America's southern frontier. In some of those cases, at least, officials actually attempted to provide evidence, with varying success.
Here are the world's 10 biggest refugee groups compared to populations of US cities
There are almost as many refugees from Afghanistan as people in Denver, Colorado.
These maps show where you can still go to jail for apostasy or blasphemy
Nearly a quarter of the globe has anti-blasphemy laws.
Here are the world's best and worst countries for mothers
The US hasn't cracked the top 10 since 2006.
Iraq is among the countries where genocide is most likely to happen
These 9 countries are the world's most dangerous for minorities.
Life in Eastleigh, where a bomb attack Monday means you'll be arrested Tuesday
Somalis living in Kenya's capital face terrorist attacks by their countrymen, but also profiling by Kenyan police.
The world has a new piracy hotspot
Sorry, Hollywood. It’s nowhere near Somalia.
7 of the world's worst cruise ship disasters
Otherwise known as, a list of reasons why that cabin in the woods doesn't sound so bad after all.
Al Shabaab claims responsibility for bombing near Mogadishu airport that killed at least 7
'We targeted a UN convoy,' Sheikh Abdiasis Abu Musab, Al Shabaab's military operation spokesman said. He added that a suicide bomber had carried out the attack.
Bomb blast at Mogadishu tea shop kills as many as 11
A bomb blast on Friday at a Mogadishu tea shop killed as many as 11, including several soldiers and the shop's owner.
Turns out almost 70 percent of the world's nations are seriously corrupt
Transparency International's new Corruption Perceptions Index is out, and it doesn't look good. Here are the winners and losers.
How climate change is helping Al Qaeda (VIDEO)
The Sahel is environmentally fragile and politically unstable. Here's how climate change is making a difficult situation worse.
Al Shabaab claims responsibility for attack on Somali police station
Somali Islamist militant group Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for an attack that killed at least 12 policemen and civilians.
Returning refugees from Kenya will destabilize Somalia
Commentary: International community must support Somalia’s efforts to provide physical safety and basic services.