Albino Child Ritually Murdered For Magic Body Parts

World | Joshua Gill
An albino child sits outside the courtroom in Ruyigi, eastern Burundi, May 28, 2009. Prosecutors in Burundi on Thursday asked for life sentences for three people on trial for allegedly murdering albinos to sell their body parts for use in witchcraft. REUTERS/Jean Pierre Aime Harerimana (BURUNDI CRIME LAW SOCIETY)

‘Her head was taken. This is a ritual crime’

Trudeau Sending Peacekeepers To Mali Despite Red Flag From Military

World | David Krayden

‘…there is strong potential for significant negative impact on the mission, locally, in Canada, and at the international level.’

Navy Investigating Whether Navy SEAL Team 6 Strangled Green Beret To Death

Defense | Jonah Bennett
Attendees perform tasks in the dark using military night vision technology at the History exhibit to promote the new television series "Six", based on Navy SEAL Team Six, during CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, January 7, 2017. David McNew/AFP/Getty Images.

‘NCIS does not discuss the details of ongoing investigations’

At Least Seven Dead In Attacks On UN's Timbuktu Headquarters

World | Thomas Phippen
UN peacekeepers stand guard in the northern town of Kouroume, Mali, May 13, 2015. Kourome is 18 km (11 miles) south of Timbuktu. REUTERS/Adama Diarra

‘An attack has been launched’

Man Freed From Al-Qaida After Five Brutal Years

World | DCNF Intern
Militants belonging to Somalia?s Al-Qaeda-inspired Shebab Islamists stand in formation on October, 21, 2010 during a show of force in Somalia's capital Mogadishu. A Briton held hostage for close to a week in Somalia flew out of the country and was headed for Kenya on Octobner 21, a day after being released by his captors, AFP PHOTO/STRINGER (Photo credit should read STRINGER/AFP/Getty Images)

‘He is doing well and is overwhelmed by everything going on’

Trudeau Getting Cold Feet With UN Mission To Mali?

World | David Krayden

‘We have a difficult history in Africa as peacekeepers and we need to…make the right decisions…’

EU Prepares For New Migrant Crisis Reaching 'Record Levels'

World | Jacob Bojesson
A rescue boat of the Spanish NGO Proactiva approaches an overcrowded wooden vessel with migrants from Eritrea, off the Libyan coast in Mediterranean Sea August 29, 2016. REUTERS/Giorgos Moutafis

Thousands have drowned

LIVE UPDATES: 170 Hostages Taken By Islamists In Mali

World | Reuters
FILE -- People seeking refuge from Tuareg separatist rebel group MNLA display a Malian flag in a military camp in the northern town of Kidal,

Reports say some of the hostages have now been freed

French President Promises: 'We Will Be Ruthless'

World | Blake Neff
French president Francois Hollande speaking after Paris attacks [Twitter screengrab]

‘We will lead the fight’

War On Drugs Is Failing And Hammering The World's Poor, Says Christian Charity

World | Guy Bentley
An Ivory Coast drug enforcment gendarme

The drug war is destroying governance in the developing world

Pat Robertson: Islam only has a 'religious veneer' [VIDEO] - TheDC

US | Brendan Thomas
U.S. televangelist Pat Robertson speaks at press conference. Emilio Morenatti/AP.

Televangelist: It’s really a political and economic system

Mali: Suicide bombing adds to fears of instability

World | Anne Hobson
APTOPIX Mali Fighting

French-led troops have driven Islamist militants from the main towns in Northern Mali

The next al-Qaida safe haven? Understanding the jihadist threat in Mali

World | Jamie Weinstein

The most comprehensive and succinct overview of the conflict you are likely to find anywhere

Timbuktu mayor: Mali rebels torched library of ancient manuscripts

World | The Guardian

‘It’s true. They have burned the manuscripts’

Islamist rebels gain ground despite intense French air strikes [VIDEO] - AP

World | Associated Press
French Air Force

Islamist insurgents grabbed more territory in Mali on Monday

Radical Islamists stone couple to death in northern Mali - The DCNF

World | Zachary Huffman
Somalia al-Qaida

Radical Islamists stone a couple to death in front of onlookers

Women's empowerment programs hurt women

Opinion | Carey Roberts

Congress should consider cutting off funding to feminist-inspired programs that hurt women.

G8 nations intervene in Islamic militant kidnappings - AP

World | admin

The group plots to save seven hostages held by a group associated with al-Qaida in northwest Africa