Europe

UN expert to France: Bring home citizens facing hanging in Iraq

Agnes Callamard questions due process in Iraqi court, but Paris insists ISIL-linked suspects should be tried abroad.

UN expert to France: Bring home citizens facing hanging in Iraq

ISIS/ISIL

Activists warn UK against risking death penalty for ISIL suspects

The UK failed to assure that two ISIL suspects would not face execution in US, angering legal experts and rights groups.

Activists warn UK against risking death penalty for ISIL suspects

Europe

UK ISIL hearing: Legal challenge over information sharing

Hearings have begun in the case of Elshafee Elsheikh, who is being held in a Kurdish camp in Syria but could face trial in the US.

Afghanistan

20 killed in blast, gun battle at Afghan VP candidate's office

Death toll rises to 20 after attack against the Kabul political office of Amrullah Saleh who was safely evacuated.

20 killed in blast, gun battle at Afghan VP candidate's office

Asia

Three blasts rock Afghanistan's Kabul, killing more than a dozen

At least 15 killed in three attacks in Afghan capital, with one bomb hitting a bus carrying government employees.

Three blasts rock Afghanistan's Kabul, killing more than a dozen

Rodrigo Duterte

'A failure': Marawi verdict on Duterte ahead of annual address

Philippines president to deliver State of the Nation address on Monday, and security in south is likely to be an issue.

'A failure': Marawi verdict on Duterte ahead of annual address

Morocco

Morocco sentences three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers

Anti-terrorist court hands down maximum penalty to ISIL supporters over the December murder of two Scandinavian women.

Morocco sentences three to death for killing Scandinavian hikers

Nigeria

Six Nigerian soldiers killed in Borno state ambush

Attacks came hours after local military chief warns 'terrorists' in the region to disarm or be destroyed.

Six Nigerian soldiers killed in Borno state ambush

Egypt

Two killed in suicide bombing in Egypt's North Sinai

Suicide attack follows discovery of four headless bodies in the conflict-wracked peninsula a day earlier.

Two killed in suicide bombing in Egypt's North Sinai

Germany

German court rules on repatriation of Syria ISIL fighter's family

Foreign ministry must facilitate return of four German nationals from Syria, Berlin court says.

German court rules on repatriation of Syria ISIL fighter's family

Iraq

After ISIL, children try to catch up with school in Mosul

'Thousands' of children missed out on education during ISIL's occupation of Iraq's second largest city, says UNICEF.

After ISIL, children try to catch up with school in Mosul

AJ Impact

Mosul’s damaged bridges frustrate residents & efforts to rebuild

Two years after Mosul's liberation, reconstructing the city's vital bridges is proving to be painfully slow.

Mosul’s damaged bridges frustrate residents & efforts to rebuild

Iraq

Coerced ISIL workers face heavy Iraq punishment

From teachers to doctors, those forced to serve during ISIL's occupation of Iraq face up to 20 years in prison.

Iraq government employees face prosecution for working under ISIL

Talk to Al Jazeera

UN envoy in Mali: Sahel crisis could spread to Europe

MINUSMA head Annadif warns about global security implications of the conflict in Mali, which is engulfing the region.

Iraq

Iraq detaining thousands in 'degrading' conditions: HRW

Analysts warn conditions in Iraqi prisons could lead to 'radicalisation' of vulnerable prisoners.

Iraq detaining thousands in 'degrading' conditions: HRW