The following is a script from “The King” which aired on Sept. 25, 2016. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. The bombs in New York and New Jersey last week brought the specter of terror home, again. It seems no country is safe, but there is one that is beating fearsome [continue reading].
Abdullah became king in 1999 on the death of his father who ruled 47 years. King Abdullah II of Jordan sat down with Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes, and discussed how Islamophobia plays into the strategy of Islamic extremists. Pelley met the 54-year-old at his palace in Amman. He [continue reading].
NATO and its preemptive war on terrorists in the Middle East: just whose citizens are more important? I raise this question in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Karada, Iraq; in Nice, Paris; and in Munich, Germany; and now Manjib in Syria. The foreboding retribution will [continue reading].
A nervous calm prevails as the Central African Republic awaits the final round of presidential elections due to take place in early February. Renewed outbreaks of inter-communal violence since September is keeping the population on edge, with many fearing a flare-up of tension [continue reading].
Season Four of VICE TV on HBO begins with a report from Nigeria on the government’s fight against the terrorist group Boko Haram. You can watch more VICE TV on HBO in our Documentaries section. 🔝 Watch rare video interviews and news reports in our Documentaries [continue reading].
The following is a list compiled by Ishaan Tharoor, referencing a report by Kevin Sieff – ‘South Sudan thought it solved its child soldier problem. It hasn’t, appeared in The Washington Post. Burma In recent years, Burma, also known as Myanmar, has undergone [continue reading].
A popular singer from Guinea has managed to escape from the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali where terrorists have taken about 170 people hostage. The terrorists took control of the hotel in capital Bamako around 7:00 a.m. on Friday. Malians who reside near the popular Radisson Blu [continue reading].
Children Learn to Be Children Again. After Release by Armed Groups. In the transit center for children formerly associated with armed groups, in Bambari, Central African Republic, Jonathan* a 16-year-old boy, is sitting on the floor and going through a big bag full of [continue reading].
Four people held in a hotel in central Mali after an attack by Islamic extremists were freed Saturday following a long standoff with the army and special forces that left 12 people dead, Mali’s defense ministry adviser said. After the operation ended four additional bodies [continue reading].
‘On Friday, smoke could be seen coming from the area near the hotel, according to a resident who spoke on condition of anonymity for fear of his safety. “This morning as I was leaving for work I heard shots and saw smoke coming from the Hotel Debo. The area is [continue reading].
The Nigerian Army has announced its capture of one of the commanders of the Boko Haram sect. The Army said this was part of the successes of an operation which also saw to the rescue of about 178 captives of the sect in Bama area of Borno State. A statement made available to the [continue reading].
Violence and insecurity have continued to affect population movements in northern Nigeria and neighbouring countries, the UN refugee agency reported on Tuesday (July 21, 2015). In Cameroon’s remote Far North Region, a steady flow of Nigerian refugees are moving from the [continue reading].