After the Taliban swiftly took back control of the Afghan capital, the stability of the country likely depends on its neighbors in the region.
Bangladesh security forces killed three Islamist militants accused of masterminding an attack on a cafe in Dhaka last month that killed 22 people, mostly foreigners.
The Taliban, Islamic State, Boko Haram and other groups are known to use children as weapons.
What makes one a suicide bomber? Much has been written about it; and researchers continue to offer plausible theories and explanations. Religion is often used as a tool by terrorist organizations in recruiting and in seeking aid from abroad, but is not always the root cause.
The takeover is costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Oregon governor says.
The vast majority at a community meeting indicated they wanted the armed protesters to peacefully leave.
Those occupying empty federal facilities say they've done nothing wrong.
Some of the citizens of Burns back the militants who've occupied a federal building there since Saturday.
The country says it will rehabilitate 700 citizens who joined Somalia’s al-Shabab militant group.