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The country is ramping up security efforts as 71-year-old incumbent Yoweri Museveni seeks a fifth term as the East African country's president.
In response to Boko Haram's recent incursions into Chad, the country's government has dispatched 1,000 troops as part of a plan to occupy all of Lake Chad's islands.
Less than a year ago, Burkina Faso's president of 27 years was forced to resign, a transitional government has been in charge, and now presidential elections may be delayed
The International Crisis Group’s latest report about the Afghan Local Police program says in many cases it has empowered local militias who are not accountable to the Afghan government.
Demonstrators have been protesting president Pierre Nkurunziza's anticipated bid for re-election, which will defy the two-term limit imposed by the country’s constitution.
Ethnic riots against Sri Lanka's minority Muslims, incited by the nationalist Buddhist Power Force group, killed three people on Sunday.
Afghanistan's opium production is set to break records this year — a booming illicit economy in a country with few opportunities.
The snow is melting, the opium poppy harvest is over, and the Taliban are out for their huge annual offensive, killing 21 people on day one.
AP photographer Anja Niedringhaus was killed in Afghanistan on Friday, a day before the election.