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India

Goran Tomasevic

When raiders menace in northern Kenya, grab your guns

13 Sep 2019

ILEMI TRIANGLE, Kenya First, the scouts saw a footprint, then a suspected spy from a rival ethnic group, scuttling off into the bush.

Violence flares in northern Kenya as pressure mounts on villagers

25 Apr 2019

MAISA, Kenya Kenya's Chief Eipa Choro, 74, remembers when battles were fought with knives and spears. But now newcomers with far more firepower are taking lives in his region at the remote northern edge of the Rift Valley.

Wider Image: Terror of gang violence drives migrant caravans northward

21 Nov 2018

PUERTO CORTES PRISON, Honduras/MEXICO CITY Former Honduran policeman Ivan says he moved homes so many times to escape the street gangs that terrorize his Central American country that he lost count. Fearful his sons would have to join the gangs or be killed, he eventually joined thousands of Hondurans fleeing to the United States.

Wider Image: Charred bodies, wounded soldiers after Congo army victory

24 Feb 2018

MAPUBO, Democratic Republic of Congo Discarded military fatigues, boots, trash, a charred corpse inside a smouldering hut: this is all that remains of a Ugandan rebel base in the wake of what the Congolese army says was an important victory. | Video

Wider Image: Istanbul's back alleys and high streets teem with cats

08 Feb 2018

ISTANBUL In Istanbul's narrow backstreets, cats perch on rooftops and window sills, crouch on doorsteps and rest on nearly every corner.

Istanbul's back alleys and high streets teem with cats

08 Feb 2018

ISTANBUL In Istanbul's narrow backstreets, cats perch on rooftops and window sills, crouch on doorsteps and rest on nearly every corner.

Islamic State under pressure in Iraqi and Syrian strongholds

30 Jun 2017

MOSUL, Iraq/RAQQA, Syria U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pressed Islamic State fighters holding out in Mosul's Old City on Friday, while in Syria the militant group launched a counter-attack against an alliance of militias trying to oust it from its de facto capital of Raqqa.

Fearing disease, Kenyans burn animal carcasses as drought deepens

22 Mar 2017

LOIYANGALANI, Kenya Villagers in northern Kenya have begun to burn piles of animal carcases, hoping to head off an outbreak of disease as their livestock starve to death in the region's worst drought in five years.

Terror on the Mosul front line

07 Mar 2017

MOSUL, Iraq Both screaming in terror, a father and the young daughter he cradled in his arm fled through the rubble-strewn streets of Wadi Hajar, transformed in a flash into a battleground between Islamic State fighters and Iraqi special forces.

Libyan forces wary of Islamic State redoubt despite U.S. support

02 Aug 2016

SIRTE, Libya A day after the United States began a formal campaign of air strikes against Islamic State's stronghold in Libya, anti-IS fighters welcomed Washington's involvement but remained wary of advancing for fear of mines and snipers.

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