On Monday, an 81-year-old man became the first witness to testify in London after 40,000 Kenyans sued the British government for alleged torture and mistreatment under colonial rule.
The Moro National Liberation Front has fought for independence from the Philippine government for more than three decades. VICE News heads to the island of Jolo to meet the group’s founder, and discuss the future of the MNLF.
The release of the video comes just three days after the militant group declared the beginning of its fighting season — the time of year when the snow melts and Taliban fighters move to expand their territory.
The attack was the latest in a series to hit the Afghan capital this year as the Kabul government has pushed to revive a stalled peace process with the Taliban that broke down last year.
Around 30 people were reported killed and 80 injured when blasts from three suicide bombers hit the Chadian island of Koulfoua in Lake Chad.
Taliban fighters seized control of the district capital of Darqand in Takhar province, on the border with Tajikistan in the early hours of Wednesday, continuing a campaign that has intensified across the country this year.
The fighting near the city of Lashkar Gah comes three weeks after the Taliban scored a major victory by briefly capturing the northern city of Kunduz.
The current force of 9,800 US soldiers in Afghanistan will be retained through most of 2016 before the levels are trimmed, it was revealed today.
A day after the Taliban declared two TV stations legitimate "military targets," Afghan journalists said that they would withhold coverage of the insurgency if they are attacked.