Boko Haram Islamist militants are using children as human bombs and targeting women and girls for “horrific abuse”, the United Nations human rights chief says.
Uganda chief prosecutor in a bombing trial Joan Kagezi is shot dead in what police suspect is a targeted assassination.
Nigeria prepares to go to the polls amid threats by Sunni militant group Boko Haram to disrupt the March 28 vote.
Bombs outside two churches in the Pakistani city of Lahore kill 14 people and wound nearly 80 during Sunday services.
Residents in Nigeria’s capital Abuja react to an audio clip released by Boko Haram pledging allegiance to Islamic State
In an interview with Reuters at the offices of the Washington Post, reporter Adam Goldman describes the reporting process that helped reveal the identity of “Jihadi John.”
U.S. Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson urges vigilance following a threat made by Somali-based Islamist militants against shopping malls, including the Mall of America in Minnesota.
A video released by Islamic State purportedly shows Egyptian Christians being marched along a beach, before being forced to their knees and beheaded.
U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.