The 25-year-old aid worker said her conversion to Islam was spontaneous and not forced, but far-right politicians still targetted her with hatred.
Northern Mali's population is fast dwindling as people flee desertification, drought and armed conflict only to end up in places where they face increased competition for resources.
A spokesman for the US-led coalition said a senior Daesh militant involved beheadings of an American and other Western hostages was killed in Syria.
No group has claimed responsibility for the attack on the village of Mailari in the Guzamala region of Borno. The strike is the latest blow to Nigeria's efforts to defeat insurgencies in the restive country.
The use of rape by Myanmar's armed forces has been sweeping and methodical, although the military has denied its soldiers raped any Rohingya women. Now, the babies conceived during those assaults have been born.
Helen Evans, the former global head of safeguarding, says a survey conducted during her 2012-2015 tenure exposed a "culture of sexual abuse" in some Oxfam offices.
Refugees and aid workers say the Iraqi government is forcibly returning displaced civilians back to their homes so they can participate in the upcoming election in May.
At least 11 people died on Wednesday in a suicide bomber attack on a mosque in northeast Nigeria, no one has so far claimed responsibility.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian aid worker serving a five-year prison sentence for allegedly plotting against Iran's government, was on top of Johnson's agenda. Johnson is the third British foreign secretary to visit Iran since 2003.
Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was sentenced to five years after being convicted by an Iranian court of plotting to overthrow the clerical establishment.
While much of Istanbul has changed beyond recognition over the past 100 years, Balat retains a link between Turkey’s Ottoman past and the present. We look at how the neighbourhood is redefining itself in the 21st century.
Myanmar government accuses international NGOs of supporting armed groups as violence continues to escalate in the region.
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