New al-Shabab video calls Trump a 'brainless billionaire'

Jul 24, 2017

New al-Shabab video calls Trump a 'brainless billionaire'

The Somalia-based al-Shabab is mocking President Donald Trump in a new video that calls him a "brainless billionaire" as his administration steps up military efforts against what has become the deadliest Islamic extremist group in Africa. It is the first public criticism by the al-Qaida-linked ...

Lone clinic in Syria's rebel north tackles civil war's mental toll

Jul 24, 2017

Lone clinic in Syria's rebel north tackles civil war's mental toll

At an austere mental health clinic in northern Syria, male patients with shaved heads squat barefoot in a courtyard, some dressed in uniforms and others in T-shirts and tracksuit trousers. One man screams at those around him, while another laughs to himself. A third sings ...

Jul 24, 2017

Russia to blame for 'hot war' in Ukraine, special U.S. envoy says

The new U.S. special envoy on Ukraine said Sunday that Russia is responsible for the "hot war" in the country's east, after fresh clashes between government forces and Russian-backed rebels. Kurt Volker, who was appointed this month as the State Department's special representative for negotiations ...