Africa: Nigeria: State of Emergency Declared
Admitting that Islamist extremists now control some of his nation’s villages and towns, President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency on Tuesday across Nigeria’s troubled northeast.
War Tribunal Gives Death Sentence
A war crimes tribunal handed down the death penalty to an Islamist leader for crimes carried out during the nation's bitter 1971 war of independence.
Protests Raise Toll in Bangladesh
A second straight day of clashes between Islamist protesters and police in Bangladesh's capital brought the death toll to 37, deepening unrest in a nation reeling from a building collapse that killed more than 700 people.
Egypt's Mursi climbs down, to seek compromise on judges
CAIRO - Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi and top judges agreed on Sunday to seek a compromise to defuse a battle over Islamist attempts to force out thousands of judges that have deeply polarized the Arab world's most populous nation.
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U.N. Sets Mali Peacekeeping Force
The United Nations Security Council established a 12,600-strong peacekeeping force for areas of northern Mali, where a French military intervention has pushed back an Islamist insurgency.