Hollande Defends Free Speech Amid Anti-Charlie Hebdo Protests
January 17 2015 10:45 AM
"There are tensions abroad where people don't understand our attachment to the freedom of speech," French President Hollande says.
What We Know (And Don’t Know) About Boko Haram
January 17 2015 9:37 AM
After Boko Haram’s deadliest attack ever, it’s hard to say what the militant Islamist group will do next.
Churches Burned In Niger On Second Day Of Charlie Hebdo Riots
January 17 2015 8:58 AM
After five people were killed a day before, protesters in the West African country set fire to churches.
UN Peacekeeper Killed In Attack On Base In Mali
January 17 2015 5:43 AM
The peacekeeper's death occurred after suspected Islamist militants attacked a base in northern Mali.
African Nations Mull Force To 'Deal Permanently' With Boko Haram
January 17 2015 1:38 AM
The Nigerian Islamist group had, last week, allegedly killed over 2,000 people, including women and children, in the town of Baga.
Satellite Images Show Evidence Of Deadliest Boko Haram Attack Yet
January 15 2015 11:07 AM
“Devastation of catastrophic proportions.”
Boko Haram's Massive Land Grab
January 14 2015 3:33 PM
The extremist group is extending its territory and terror in Nigeria.
Spreading The Gospel, And Concern About Climate
January 14 2015 2:47 PM
Francis begins his first papal visit to the typhoon-ravaged Philippines, Asia's only Catholic-majority country, Thursday.
Being Muslim Right Now Is 'Exhausting'
January 14 2015 8:43 AM
Since last week's terror attacks in Paris, many Muslims feel the news media has been unfair in linking their religion with violence.
'It Is Corpses Everywhere'
January 13 2015 9:23 AM
In the meantime, officials were trying to help Nigerians who escaped into Chad without supplies.
Egyptian Court Acquits Men In 'Gay Bathhouse' Debauchery Case
January 12 2015 8:07 AM
The defendants faced multiple charges that could have resulted in one to nine years in prison.
Former Aide To Ousted Egyptian President Morsi Released From Jail: Relatives
January 11 2015 4:20 PM
It is still not clear if Qazzaz, an Egyptian citizen, will be allowed to leave the country for Canada, where he holds permanent residence.
For Second Day, Boko Haram Uses Young Girls In Bombing
January 11 2015 3:33 PM
The explosion killed three people and injured dozens just days after the deadliest attack in Boko Haram’s history.
Muslim Employee Hailed As Kosher Supermarket Hero
January 11 2015 1:52 PM
Lassana Bathily said he told several hostages to remain calm, then used the dumbwaiter to escape and contact police.
Libya’s Fractious Factions Agree To New Talks In Geneva
January 10 2015 5:05 PM
Libya has been in disarray since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was deposed in August 2011.
Girl Suicide Bomber In Nigeria Kills 19, Wounds 18
January 10 2015 9:36 AM
Police in Nigeria say a girl as young as 10 detonated a bomb that killed her and 19 others, while injuring 18.
Former Al Qaeda Spy Says Attackers Could Have Been 'Sleeper Cell'
January 10 2015 12:56 AM
Morten Storm, who spied on al Qaeda for Western governments, says other such cells could be in place across Europe.
Boko Haram Kills 2,000, With One Town Now 'Virtually Nonexistent'
January 08 2015 5:18 PM
About 7,300 Nigerians fled to Chad this week in the wake of attacks by the Islamist militant group Boko Haram that reportedly killed 2,000.
Sub-Saharan Christians Face Threats From Islamic Extremists
January 07 2015 4:16 PM
Countries such as Kenya are among the most dangerous places to be Christian, according to the World Watch List.
Pope Francis Helps To Empower Catholic Outreach In Africa
January 05 2015 3:56 PM
Roughly 16 percent of the world’s Catholics now live in Africa, where the Catholic population grew almost 21 percent between 2005 and 2010.