Combat, riots and revolution, plus the weapons and warcraft that fuel them.
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.
What life is really like under the Islamic State
“Honestly, I don’t see any light in the future, I don’t have any hope.”
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.
An Afghan millennial in exile reflects on his country from the US
Qais Akbar Omar left Afghanistan in 2012, and has been unable to return. Now he writes from Massachusetts about growing up in the midst of war.
Obama admits accidentally killing 3 Americans in counterterrorism strikes in Pakistan
One American victim, killed along with an Italian, were Al Qaeda hostages. The two other Americans were alleged Al Qaeda affiliates.
France foils 'imminent' church attack by jihadist sympathizer
The suspect's DNA was also found in the car of a recent murder victim.
Saudi Arabia halts devastating airstrikes in Yemen. Then immediately launches more
Saudi Arabia appears less concerned than the rest of the world about avoiding civilian casualties, or even having a clear military strategy.
Coalition ends Yemen air war — for now
A Saudi-led coalition declared an end Tuesday to four weeks of airstrikes in Yemen, saying the threat of Iran-backed rebels there had been removed.
Go inside a unique school creating futures for Afghan girls (VIDEO)
Girls' education was outlawed under the Taliban, and the US invasion helped clear the way for female education. That's now under threat.
Boat skipper facing mass murder charge over migrant disaster
Mohammed Ali Malek will appear before an Italian judge on Friday.
Mediterranean migrant deaths soar in 2015
There have been 1,300 deaths in April alone, making it the deadliest month on record.
Your American tax dollars just sent 300 US paratroopers to train Ukrainian soldiers
The US Army personnel will be training Ukraine's troops for six-months — much to Russia’s dismay.
South Africa sends soldiers to anti-immigrant hotspots
US-SAFRICA-VIOLENCE-ARMY:South Africa sends soldiers to anti-immigrant hotspots
As America's longest war drags on, Afghanistan becomes 'Foreverstan'
The US military has now been in Afghanistan for nearly 14 years. A new Special Report explores what has been lost and gained.
The most disturbing part of this tragedy is no one really knows how many people were killed
It could be a few hundred. It could be almost a thousand. Either way, the European Union appears to be finally waking up to the problem.