Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
Burundians are standing up to their president. And it's making Rwanda nervous
Rwanda has a crisis on its doorstep, and its president is taking notes.
Yemen desperately needs health workers. Unfortunately, many of them are fleeing
Many of the nurses and other medical workers in Yemen come from other countries. Quite a few have fled back home to avoid the violence.
Burundi protests as court clears president's third term bid
The judges reportedly had received death threats before the ruling.
It's hard to determine the good guy in the Syrian conflict
Both government forces and the rebels are guilty of terrible crimes. A new Amnesty International report is damning.
Two extremist groups apparently clash in Texas
The American Freedom Defense Initiative, an anti-Muslim group, held a competition to draw caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad in Texas. And gunmen responded.
Burundi police open fire on protestors as truce ends
At least 10 have been killed and almost 600 arrested since protests began April 26.
U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack
US-USA-SHOOTING-TEXAS:U.S. probing Islamic State claims it was behind Texas cartoon attack
Saudi-led coalition may have used cluster bombs in Yemen, rights group says
Most of the world has banned cluster bombs. But not Saudi Arabia. And not the United States.
The World Food Program halts food distribution in Yemen due to fuel shortage
The agency needs more than 200,000 liters of fuel to continue distributing food supplies already in its warehouses.
'No mercy' if French troops guilty of child sex abuse: Hollande
France's defense ministry says it's not trying to cover up the investigation.
Yemen's capital is becoming a ghost town as bombs drive people underground
Kids are eating out of trash cans in Sanaa. Families are hiding in the sewers in Marib.
Dutch officials end search of Ukraine MH17 crash site
The recovery team did 'everything humanly possible" to search for the victims' remains, officials said.
Boko Haram hostages were held in 'severe and inhuman conditions': military
Nearly 500 women and girls were released this week.
Nigeria has rescued 300 women from Boko Haram. But no one is sure how many are still missing
The Nigeria military claimed to have rescued 300 girls after heavy fighting this week.
Gulf ministers meet as Yemen conflict rages
Their leaders have pledged to 'work with the international community to achieve legitimacy and unity' in Yemen.
These are the real victims of Boko Haram
“I don’t know how I’m not crazy.”
Afghanistan's recent advances for women could disappear as soon as US troops leave
Some experts are worried that the modest successes of the past 13 years won't stick without foreign forces propping them up.
Watch: It takes 'boko' to fight Boko Haram
Resisting terror, refugee educators keep teaching wherever they can.
Watch: Food's running out in Nigeria's refugee settlements
With farmland in short supply, Boko Haram survivors now face food shortages.
Just how many girls has Boko Haram kidnapped in Nigeria?
The Nigerian army rescued 200 girls from Boko Haram on Monday. But they weren't the 200 girls that inspired the campaign, #BringBackOurGirls.
Nigeria says it has rescued nearly 300 women and girls from a Boko Haram stronghold
A spokesman said late Tuesday the hostages were not the girls kidnapped from Chibok a year ago.
Coalition wrecks Yemen runway after Iran defies blockade
The destruction will hamper aid efforts.
Nazi camp survivor recalls liberation of Dachau 70 years later
Clement Quentin had lost all hope when American trucks rolled in to liberate the camp.
Dozens of troops killed in Boko Haram attack on Niger army
The exact number of casualties has yet to be determined.
Yemen struggles to import food as coalition navies hold up more ships
US-YEMEN-SHIPS-FOOD:Yemen struggles to import food as coalition navies hold up more ships
If Obama apologized for 1 civilian drone victim every day, it would take him 3 years
The deaths of two Western hostages are part of a bigger tragedy.
Ukraine is fighting a drone war, too
Surveillance drones are becoming more important for the war against Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine.
Hundreds of children killed, injured in 'devastating' Yemen conflict: UN
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 maimed since the end of March. Most were killed in air strikes, and others by mines, gunshots and shelling.
The US doesn't really know who it's killing with its drone strikes in Pakistan
That is the implication of Thursday's news that the CIA accidentally killed 3 American and 1 Italian in separate drones strikes in Pakistan.
The road to Qala-i-Jangi: Circling back to America’s first casualty in Afghanistan
The Qala-i-Jangi Fortress was the site of a legendary battle in 2001. The battle offered hard lessons about Afghanistan's history that the US still seems to have failed to learn.
Anger at Turkey's refusal to recognize the Armenian genocide is written on Beirut's streets
Bourj Hammoud is home to many descendants of the WWI-era atrocity. They've made their opinions known.