Amnesty International says the Nigerian military is guilty of war crimes in its fight against Boko Haram, opening fire on civilians, forcibly separating them from their families and burning down their homes.
A cardboard cut-out of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stands by as demonstrators use a mock oil pipeline to block the entrance to the Canadian Embassy in London in a protest against a pipeline expansion. (Getty Images)
An increasingly bitter dispute between two of the country’s largest provinces over the pipeline’s expansion poses a major political challenge for the prime minister, who came to power in 2015 as an environmental champion but has been a supporter of the project.
Ireland’s referendum Friday represented more than a vote on whether to end the country’s strict abortion ban. It was a battle for the very soul of a traditionally conservative Roman Catholic nation that has seen a wave of liberalization in recent years.
The powerful chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday two days after the embattled socialist leader kicked out the top U.S. diplomat in the country.