Cynthia Cheroitich stayed in hiding for two days after Al Shabab gunmen attacked Garissa University College in Kenya Thursday. The militants, targeting Christians, killed nearly 150 people during a 15-hour siege.
Negotiators reached a tentative framework deal today in Switzerland. The devil is in the details, but the specifics released so far – if they hold up – look promising.
The conflict in Yemen is driven by local grievances and competition, not some Iranian plot.
The Islamist group's deadly attack is a blow to Kenyan efforts to root out the Somalia-based militant organization. The group said it was holding Christian students as hostages.
A Saudi-led coalition is trying to stop Yemen's major cities falling to Houthi Shiite insurgents after the removal of President Hadi, who has fled into exile. Rivalry with Shiite Iran lies behind the military intervention.
In an interview on '60 Minutes,' the Syrian president claimed that IS was expanding and gaining more recruits. He also expressed optimism about 'dialogue' with the US.
Every generation deals with the desperation of terrorism. Every generation of terrorists learns how futile their cruelty is.
Sophisticated and lethal, growing in number, Islamic State and other extremist groups won't become a global force. Here's why.
Singapore made incredible strides under Mr. Lee, who was laid to rest today. But it was also well ahead of many of its Asian peers at independence.
Kenyan Christians have long dominated political and social institutions. But an increasingly devout Muslim population is pushing for a greater voice, testing the ability of religious leaders to sustain longstanding religious harmony.
The international war in Yemen comes after a surge in the recruitment of children by armed groups and the military. An end to the conflict must focus on renewing the UN's efforts to protect Yemen's teenagers from being pressed into battle.
Egypt sends warships through Suez Canal to support Saudi action, taken in support of Yemen's President Hadi. The US says it supports its Gulf Cooperation Council 'partners.'
Many see the violence in Yemen as a proxy war between Sunni Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran. That's true to an extent, but risks oversimplification.
There were conflicting reports of whether President Hadi had fled his temporary capital in Aden after Shiite Houthi fighters took over Yemen's largest airbase, just 35 miles away.