If Burundi does leave the ICC, can it still be investigated?
French investigators reopened a investigation into the 1994 assassination of the Rwandan president, which was a trigger for genocide. Paul Kagame isn’t pleased.
As unrest continues in Ethiopia, the country has declareda state of emergency.
Japan plans to expand its base in Djibouti in order to counter growing Chinese influence.
Violence continues during South Africa’s student protests.
An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition on a funeral ceremony in Yemen killed 100 and wounded more than 500.
The US fired on Houthi targets in Yemen for the first time in this conflict, firing cruise missiles at radar installations used by rebels to target an American warship. (Yemen’s rebels deny they did this.)
In photos: Syrian muralist Abu Malik al-Shami has earned comparisons to Banksy.
Turkey’s Kurds are in the crosshairs of a government crackdown.
Contention grows between Ankara and Baghdad over Turkish troop presence inside Iraq.
Since 2014, Kurds have increased their region of control in Iraq by roughly 40 percent, often by forcing Arab occupants out of their homes.
The mix of forces fighting to retake Mosul may complicatethe operation.
As the offensive on Mosul gets closer, the Islamic State is rigging the city with explosives, recruiting children as spies, and digging networks of underground tunnels.
Two deadly attacks targeted Shi’ite worshippers in Kabul.
Afghan troops experienced one of their worst massacres––outgunned in Lashkar Gah, at least 100 were killed by Taliban fighters
Afghan forces return to Kunduz, but the Taliban is still expanding its influence in the north.
India is carrying out its harshest crackdown in decades against civilian protesters in Kashmir.
Thousands in Burma’s northern Kachin state protestedongoing Burmese military offensives.
The ICC’s chief prosecutor has warned the Philippines over extrajudicial drug war killings.
China’s last Tiananmen prisoner will be releasedSaturday.
In photos: A week with Ukraine’s volunteer fighters.
A report by a private US research group detailed Russia’s covert campaign to politically manipulate Bulgaria, Hungary, Latvia, Serbia, and Slovakia.
A Syrian man in German custody, suspected of planning to carry out an attack on a German airport, committed suicide in his cell in Leipzig.
Lawyers for Paris attack suspect Salah Abdeslam have resigned his case, saying Abdeslam is uncooperative and no longer wants legal representation. They also raised concerns again that his solitary confinement and 24-hour surveillance may be damaging him.
The Colombian president extended the ceasefire with FARC until the end of the year, in hopes of salvaging the peace process. The Colombian opposition published their own suggested changes to the deal.