Venezuelan protesters prepared for another night of confrontations with National Guard troops and armed groups as opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez was ordered held at a military prison outside Caracas.
Whether Iran should scale back its missile program and dismantle a mountainside enrichment facility are among issues complicating the task for the Islamic Republic and world powers trying to build on a temporary nuclear accord.
As Ali Aboubacar Maiga sold red onions and potatoes in the northern Malian town of Gao, he shook his head at France’s decision to start withdrawing soldiers a year after they routed al-Qaeda-linked Islamist militants.
Azerbaijan said its troops killed dozens of Armenians in clashes near the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh in the past two weeks as the International Crisis Group warned of an “unprecedented” escalation of tensions.
Shehu Bello leaned on a staff as he stood guard over his two dozen head of cattle grazing outside Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, and spoke grimly about his two main adversaries: farmers and desertification.
Off a dusty, unpaved street near Kabul University, Roya Mahboob’s software company is designing a Web platform to let Afghan women create content from home even if Taliban militants return to power and curb their rights.