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A key suspect in the Paris attacks has been arrested in Brussels
Mohamed Abrini was tracked down in the gritty neighborhood of Anderlecht.
Paris attacks suspect Mohamed Abrini arrested: police source
Abrini was reportedly arrested in the Anderlecht district of Brussels, home to several other suspects linked to November's assaults.
The news agency that breaks stories for ISIS
Amaq has the trappings and appearance of a legitimate news organization, though it's anything but.
Nigerians are writing steamy romance novels to escape religious violence
Nigeria's romance novels, known as "littattafan soyayya," shift between morality tales and pulp romance. They help a lot of people escape the stress of life in the country's north.
To some Iraqis, the Mosul Dam is scarier than ISIS
The US says the dam is at risk of bursting this spring, sending a flood down the Tigris that could wipe out villages and kill hundreds of thousands of people in a matter of hours.
It's official — North Korea is pursuing a nuclear program
A top Pyongyang envoy told Reuters the hermit kingdom will move ahead with its nuclear and ballistic missile program, in defiance of the US and its allies.
Libya now has three governments, none of which are able to govern
The next few weeks will be crucial in deciding Libya’s fate.
Boko Haram kidnapped 300 children and it barely made the news
Human Rights Watch calls it the biggest documented school abduction by Boko Haram militants. The Nigerian government denied it happened.
Brutal Bronze Age battle discovery changes understanding of history
Archaeologists have uncovered what might be the oldest battlefield in the world, and it's changing much of what we know about society and war in ancient Europe.
Burundi’s last civil war killed 300,000. A new one is coming
Once again, Burundi is spiraling toward civil war.
Why the mixed feelings about Assad's recapture of Palmyra from the Islamic State
Some experts are glad the archaeological gems are free from ISIS's grip, but they're afraid of what the Syrian regime will do with this victory.
By the numbers: The terror attacks we paid attention to
There's the amount of media coverage an attack gets. Then there's the number of readers who actually search for it.
Syria troops press advance after blow to IS in Palmyra
Syrian forces pressed their offensive against the Islamic State group on Monday, the day after seizing control of the ancient city of Palmyra in a major blow for the jihadists.
Worst fears come true for Pakistan's Christians in Easter attack
Taliban militants said they were targeting Christians with a suicide bombing which killed at least 72 people, nearly half of them children, in a crowded park in Lahore.
Syria forces retake Palmyra from IS in major symbolic victory
Syrian government forces recaptured the famed ancient city of Palmyra on Sunday in a major symbolic victory over the Islamic State jihadist group, a military source said.
'Maximum state of emergency' declared in Libya's capital
Libya has had two rival administrations since mid-2014, when an armed alliance overran the capital.
Nigerian troops free 800 Boko Haram hostages
Nigerian troops have rescued hundreds held by Boko Haram Islamist fighters in multiple villages in the country's restive northeast, the army said Thursday.
MSF pulls out of Lesbos hotspot as aid groups slam migrant deal
International aid organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Wednesday it had suspended activities at a refugee centre on the Greek island of Lesbos to avoid being complicit in an "unfair and inhumane" EU deal to send newcomers back to Turkey.
Brussels suicide attack brother left desperate last will in trash can: 'I don't know what to do'
Belgian prosecutors say that one of the two brothers who carried out suicide attacks left a desperate last will in a trash can.
Global financial markets are getting used to terrorism
Investors reacted to the deadly terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday with predictable swiftness. But it didn’t take long for calm to return. Here's why.
Italy wants common European defense after Brussels attacks
Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi called Tuesday for a 'European pact for freedom and security' following attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.
Since Paris, there have been hundreds of terrorist attacks
Many of them were ignored by most of the world.
Deadly Islamist attacks in Europe since 2004
Around 35 people were killed and more than 200 wounded in a series of attacks in Brussels on Tuesday claimed by the Islamic State group and described as a strike at the very heart of Europe.
The Hague finally convicts someone for using rape as a weapon of war
What took so long?
Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam 'wanted to blow himself up' at stadium
Captured fugitive Salah Abdeslam initially planned to blow himself up outside the Stade de France during the Paris attacks but changed his mind, a prosecutor said Saturday.
Greek minister likens Idomeni refugee camp to Dachau
Greece's interior minister on Friday likened the grim camp holding thousands of refugees on the border with Macedonia to the infamous Nazi concentration camp.
If the Syrian civil war happened in your country, it would look like this
This application simulates what the scale of the war would be if it were happening where you live.
Ukraine topples its biggest remaining Lenin statue
It took two days and a giant crane, but Ukraine on Thursday finally managed to lift its biggest remaining statue of Soviet founder Lenin off its pedestal and consign it to the dust
Here’s the other reason Putin is pulling out of Syria
'Mission accomplished' does not quite cover his motivation for calling time-out.
If these Syrian kids’ drawings don’t move you, what will?
This conflict has starved millions of young minds, and that must stop now.
Putin says Russians to start withdrawing from Syria, as peace talks resume
President Vladimir Putin announced out of the blue on Monday that 'the main part' of Russian armed forces in Syria would start to withdraw.