Somalia-based Al Shabab claimed responsibility for the attack on a miners' camp in northern Kenya. The group continues to menace Kenya, which has sent troops into Somalia as part of an international peacekeeping effort.
US intelligence intercepts released by Wikileaks appears to show US eavesdropping on French presidents over the past decade. But France has long been renowned for its own spying prowess, particularly for economic gains.
Two bomb attacks on the city of Jos have left up to 67 people dead on Sunday in a recent surge of attacks by the Islamist militant group. President Buhari vowed to stamp out the group in his inauguration address just over a month ago.
A reveler is tossed by a bull during a celebration held after the running of the bulls of the San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain, Tuesday. Tuesday is the first of eight days of the running of the bulls.
Hundreds of police officers and soldiers were on the streets in Srinagar and other Kashmiri towns to block planned protests over the murders of six activists and former separatists by unidentified gunmen in Sopore.
With almost 60 million people displaced by war and repression, total refugees would rank as the world's 24th-largest country. Half of this number are children, according to a UN report released Thursday.
The killing of Nasser al-Wuhayshi is described as the most significant setback to Al Qaeda since the death of Osama Bin Laden in 2011. But counterterrorism officials warn that the group's threat remains potent.
In Ukraine today, UN Ambassador Samantha Power reassured the country that the 'US stands with you.' Meanwhile, the US ambassador to the Vatican urged the pope to call out Russian actions more pointedly.