France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africa
French President Emmanuel Macron is convening presidents, princes and diplomats to breathe life into a young African military force with a mission to counter the growing threat jihadi threat in the Sahel region
The Latest: Jerry Brown to Trump: "Get out of the way"
California Gov. Jerry Brown is urging President Donald Trump to start fighting climate change or to "get out of the way" and let the rest of the world work on reducing emissions and investing in clean energy
Lawmakers extend German military missions until spring
German lawmakers have extended the military's participation in missions against the Islamic State group and in Afghanistan, Mali and Iraq until the spring of 2018
UN approves Mali peacekeepers helping new Sahel force
The Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution that will enable the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali to provide support to the new 5,000-troop African force that is charged with fighting extremists in western Africa's vast Sahel region
UN seeks record $22.5 billion to help 91 million in need
The United Nations has launched a record appeal for $22.5 billion to help 91 million of the 136 million people across the world in need of humanitarian aid
War, hunger, extremism will intensify in 2018: Report
War, hunger and extremist violence around the world will intensify next year, a Geneva-based think-tank predicted in a new report. The report published Thursday by ACAPS, a nonprofit that supports the global humanitarian sector with daily monitoring and analysis of 150 nations, examined the current
New twist in murder case of woman accused of killing twin sister
Alexandria Duval is charged with intentionally driving her twin sister and herself off a cliff in Maui last year.
American investigators visit scene of deadly ambush in Niger
U.S. military investigators visited a remote area of northern Niger on Sunday that was the scene of a deadly Oct. 4 ISIS ambush that killed four American soldiers and four Nigerien soldiers. The U.S. military's investigation into the circumstances of the deadly ambush is expected to conclude in
American troops caught in deadly Niger ambush told to proceed despite mission concerns
The operation in Niger that led to the death of four American soldiers was not a reconnaissance mission, as initially described by U.S. officials, but instead a kill or capture mission conducted without additional support requested by Nigerien forces, four senior Nigerien officials told ABC News.
Navy SEALS under investigation in death of Green Beret
Two members of the Navy's elite SEAL Team Six are under investigation in the death of Army Staff Sgt.