Three people are killed after a truck drives into a crowd on a shopping street in central Stockholm.
Barack Obama rose from humble roots to become America’s first black president, championing a new healthcare law and forging diplomatic breakthroughs with Iran and Cuba amid staunch Republican opposition.
The United States prepares to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Tourists and workers in Grand Bassam in Ivory Coast speak of their sadness and the impact on the beach resort town the morning after a deadly attack killed 16.
Public outcry in Ghana following decision to transfer two Yemeni detainees held for more than a decade at the U.S. military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba to the country. Many say they view the men as a security threat to the West African nation, located in a region struggling to cope with the rise of several militant Islamist insurgencies.
Suspected Islamist fighters hold hostages at a hotel used by foreigners in Burkina Faso’s capital, in an attack claimed by Al Qaeda.
Shi’ites around the world are condemning the execution of Shi’ite Muslim cleric Nimr al-Nimr by Saudi Arabia. Nathan Frandino reports. Continue reading
Protesters gathers outside Saudi embassy in London to condemn execution of leading Saudi cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, the most vocal critic of the ruling Al Saud among the Shi’ite minority. Continue reading
World events during the first quarter of the year include an attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, the downing of a Germanwings jet by its pilot and a visit by Pope Francis to Asia.
Iraqis respond to former British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s recent apology for his country’s involvement in the Iraq war. Blair acknowledged the 2003 toppling of Saddam Hussein’s regime played a part in the Islamic State’s rise.