Salif Haidara sat drinking tea on the side of the road with other weary bus passengers when a man with a turban and a long beard approached them and asked if they wanted to become holy warriors?
Across northern Mali, Islamists have plucked and paid for as many as 1,000 children from rural towns and villages devastated by poverty and hunger, the Associated Press has found in several dozen interviews with residents, human rights officials, four children or youth and an Islamist official.
Six men associated with an Islamic school founded by a radical cleric plotted to set off bombs and shoot police to wage "holy war" in an Indonesian town, one of the suspects said in an interrogation video released by police Thursday.
Once, long ago, Evie looked after "Barry" Obama, the kid who would grow up to become the world's most powerful man. Now, his transgender former nanny has given up her tight, flowery dresses, her brocade vest and her bras, and is living in fear on Indonesia's streets.
Mexican security forces last week were bringing refrigeration equipment for the bodies of 72 Central and South American migrants whose massacre at a remote ranch in northern Mexico is thought to have been the work of drug-cartel gunmen, while investigators tried to determine their identities and why they were gunned down 100 miles from the U.S. border.
A car exploded early Friday in front of the offices of a major Mexican television station in a northern state where officials are investigating the massacre of 72 Central and South American migrants.
A group opposed to illegal immigration has asked Prince William officials to halt the county Human Rights Commission's review of a recently adopted resolution limiting services to illegal aliens.