ABUJA, Nigeria — President Muhammadu Buhari’s job keeps getting tougher.
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HONG KONG —— As Xi Jinping presides over thousands of goose-stepping troops marching down Beijing’s Changan Avenue — or “Eternal Peace Street” — on Thursday, the Chinese president will also proclaim his commitment to the world’s peaceful development.
CAIRO — The Islamic State extremist group has demolished parts of the temple of Bel, the largest monumental complex in the ancient city of Palmyra, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Sunday.
ISTANBUL — Turkish warplanes struck seven Islamic State targets north of Aleppo, Syria, in the first Turkish contribution to a U.S. led coalition to weaken the Islamic militant group’s grasp on much of eastern Syria, according to the Turkish Foreign Ministry.
BRUSSELS — The European Union is working on a political agreement that would set the stage for future energy deals in Iran, two people with direct knowledge of the talks said.
The U.S. military released on Thursday the names of two U.S. airmen who were killed in an apparent insider attack in Afghanistan, and disclosed that they came under fire at a vehicle checkpoint near a base used by Special Operations troops.
CAIRO — In a demoralizing blow to Iraq’s offensive against Islamic State, a suicide bomber from the militant group managed to kill two Iraqi army generals in a single strike on Thursday, according to military accounts.
Monaco committed the “irreparable” injustice of deporting Jews to Nazi camps during World War II, Prince Albert II said Thursday in belated apology for the action 73 years ago that sent scores of residents and refugees to their deaths.
KABUL — Two American service members were killed Wednesday in an apparent “insider” attack by an Afghan soldier at a military base in Afghanistan’s southwestern Helmand province, U.S. and Afghan officials reported.
NAIROBI, Kenya — The Jeevanjee Gardens, a verdant pocket in the bustle of Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, is loved by the citizenry, but not for tranquility.