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Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

Nigeria negotiating with Boko Haram for more Chibok releases

DAKAR, Senegal — Nigeria’s government is negotiating “seriously” for the release of more than 110 kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls still held by Boko Haram and will exchange more detained members of…

Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, Calling It an Extremist Group

Russia Bans Jehovah’s Witnesses, Calling It an Extremist Group

MOSCOW — Russia’s Supreme Court on Thursday declared Jehovah’s Witnesses, a Christian denomination that rejects violence, an extremist organization, banning the group from operating on Russian territory and putting its…

Attacks Show ISIS’ New Plan: Divide Egypt by Killing Christians

Attacks Show ISIS’ New Plan: Divide Egypt by Killing Christians

CAIRO — Grief and rage flowed through Egypt’s Christian community on Monday as tear-streaked mourners buried the victims of the coordinated Palm Sunday church bombings that killed 45 people in…

Is Truth Dead? Behind the TIME Cover

Is Truth Dead? Behind the TIME Cover

To illustrate this week’s cover story on President Trump and the truth, we took inspiration from one of the most iconic covers in TIME’s history. Set on a stark black…

Trashin’ Addis Ababa (New Flower)

Trashin’ Addis Ababa (New Flower)

Author’s Note: The purported prime minster of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, is a sanitary engineer with a master’s degree from Tampere University of Technology (TUT) in Finland. The sanitary engineering profession is…

Federal judge in Hawaii freezes President Trump’s new entry ban

Federal judge in Hawaii freezes President Trump’s new entry ban

A federal judge in Hawaii on Wednesday issued a sweeping freeze of President Trump’s new executive order hours before it would have temporarily barred the issuance of new visas to…

Mexico rejects US migration reforms as Trump calls deportation effort a ‘military operation’

Mexico rejects US migration reforms as Trump calls deportation effort a ‘military operation’

Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray sharpened the tone as he prepared for talks following a diplomatic row over President Donald Trump’s hard line on trade and immigration. Trump has outraged Mexico…

After court victory, Egypt rights lawyer Khaled Ali eyes presidency bid

After court victory, Egypt rights lawyer Khaled Ali eyes presidency bid

The congratulatory bouquet of flowers sitting in Khaled Ali’s austere downtown Cairo office has withered away, but the writing on the attached card is clear: “Tiran and Sanafir are Egyptian.”…

What’s Anxious and Angry? The World on the Eve of Trump

What’s Anxious and Angry? The World on the Eve of Trump

LONDON — The Germans are angry. The Chinese are downright furious. Leaders of NATO are nervous, while their counterparts at the European Union are alarmed. Just days before he is…

Forceful and tearful, Obama says goodbye in emotional speech

Forceful and tearful, Obama says goodbye in emotional speech

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation Tuesday night in an emotional speech that sought to comfort and encourage a country on edge over economic changes,…

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