BAGHDAD — Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offences, and sentenced more than 3,000 of them to death, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Boko Haram Islamic extremists brought back nearly all of the 110 girls they had kidnapped from a boarding school last month, dropping them off in the middle of the night Wednesday with a warning: "Don't ever put your daughters in school again."
NANAIMO, B.C. — Prof. Teri Derksen says an unforgettable image of children playing overdose games in a park became the vision behind a university research project to help kids whose family members have been affected by opioids.
HARTFORD, Conn. — For a week, Toto Kisaku was held in a darkened Congolese cell, detained for putting on plays critical of the African nation's government. One at a time, his fellow inmates were led away to their deaths.