MAP: Where offending a religion could get you executed

A shocking case in Sudan has returned the anachronistic charge of "apostasy" to the front pages.

Before-and-after satellite photos from Darfur show entire villages wiped off the map

Attacks by a government-linked militia leader destroyed 88 percent of buildings in the town of Abu Jeradil.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jun 19, 2013

Worrisome map shows billions of locusts pushing across North Africa

The bugs could devastate crops and threaten food security from Morocco to Saudi Arabia.

Climate change is making your coffee more expensive

Climate change in Ethiopia and South Sudan is making coffee rarer and more expensive.

  • Olga Khazan
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  • Nov 8, 2012

Why would Israel bomb Sudan? Theories cite Iran, Hamas, even the U.S.

Some analysts suggest the alleged Israeli was a "message" to Tehran – or Washington.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Israel
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  • Oct 30, 2012