UpFront

What happened to ISIL? An UpFront special

We discuss the group's past, present, and future.

What happened to ISIL? An UpFront special

Radicalised Youth

Thou Shalt Not Kill: Israel's Hilltop Youth

Meet the hardline group willing to do anything, including going against their government, to claim land for Israel.

Cameroon

Cameroon child hostages released by kidnappers

All 78 children, abducted in the country's Anglophone region, released but principal and a teacher are still being held.

Cameroon child hostages released by kidnappers

Abductions

Cameroon leader tells rebels to lay down arms after kidnappings

Assailants abducted 79 children, their principal, and a driver from a Christian school in Bamenda in Northwest Region.

Cameroon leader tells rebels to lay down arms after kidnappings

Hezbollah

Hezbollah to Israel: 'Precision' missiles now obtained

Taunting Israel, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah boasts about armed group's upgraded military capabilities.

Hezbollah to Israel: 'Precision' missiles now obtained

Opinion

Will Russia force Iran out of Syria?

The US shouldn't count on Russia to force Iran out of Syria any time soon.

Leonid Issaev

by Leonid Issaev

Leonid Issaev

Opinion

What Ethiopia needs is a new federal arrangement

The recent events in Eastern Ethiopia proved once again that the country's ethnic federalism is not working.

Yohannes Gedamu

by Yohannes Gedamu

Yohannes Gedamu

Opinion

In South Sudan, moderation in pursuit of justice can be a virtue

But the complete removal of accountability and justice from the agenda is not the answer.

Awol K Allo

by Awol K Allo

Awol K Allo

Latin America

23,000 flee unrest-hit Nicaragua to seek asylum in Costa Rica

UN's refugee agency says 200 asylum applications are being lodged daily by Nicaraguans in neighbouring Costa Rica.

23,000 flee unrest-hit Nicaragua to seek asylum in Costa Rica

Mali

Mali: Hundreds killed in intercommunal violence this year

Most of the civilian deaths occurred in the country's central region of Mopti, according to the UN human rights office.

Mali: Hundreds killed in intercommunal violence this year

Nigeria

At least 13 killed in two central Nigeria attacks

Women and children among the dead after gunmen storm villages in Benue state.

At least 13 killed in two separate central Nigeria attacks

Opinion

Boko Haram survivors starved and raped by Nigeria's military

Women who survived the brutal rule of Boko Haram are now facing sexual violence at the hands of the Nigerian military.

Lauren Aarons

by Lauren Aarons

Lauren Aarons

Opinion

Why the NYT is really wrong about Kashmir

A recent editorial by the New York Times demonstrates little understanding of what is actually going on in Kashmir.

Hafsa Kanjwal

by Hafsa Kanjwal
- Mohamad Junaid

Hafsa Kanjwal

North Korea

The Trump-Kim summit: What the dispute is about

The summit is scheduled for June 12, but could it fail?

Opinion

Nigeria's difficult path to long lasting peace with Boko Haram

To achieve sustainable peace with Boko Haram, the Nigerian government must look beyond military solutions.

Lai Mohammed

by Lai Mohammed

Lai Mohammed