A solider with a gun stands on an armored vehicle.
Cameroon is facing multiple armed insurgencies that have killed and displaced thousands. David Miliband, chief executive of the International Red Cross, says he saw "utter devastation" during a recent trip there.
President Donald Trump met with Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani
President Trump welcomed the emir of Qatar to the White House this week, just as he has the crown prince of Saudi Arabia in 2018. Being friendly with both countries is not easy.
A doctor visits a patient in the cube isolation booth
Health workers are using a new kind of isolation unit to treat Ebola patients. Called "the CUBE," the transparent walls of the room allow for more interaction between doctors and patients — and family members.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center), Cabinet Secretary Tzachi Braverman (right) and Minister of Foreign Affairs Israel Katz (left), attend the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on July 7, 2019.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a fierce critic of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. But now that the deal appears to be collapsing, Israel isn’t exactly celebrating.
A woman speaks into a microphone at a desk. In front of her is a placard that says United Kingdom.
As Iran threatened to restart centrifuges on Monday, the UK's ambassador to the UN says Britain and other European countries are still searching for "a possible route back to compliance."
Government officials stand in a row on the street in front of bouquets of flowers.
For the last few years, French authorities have decided to double down on deradicalization efforts with strict assimilation methods and a “terrorism hotline” to report suspicious behavior — but there have been some major missteps along the way. 
Ash Carter sits in the WGBH studios in boston
Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says the US and President Trump don't want a war in Iran. But the two countries could find themselves in an "unintentional conflict."
Firas Yordi, a Venezuelan of Lebanese descent, in front of his new restaurant in Beirut. He returned to his parents' homeland last year amidst Venezuela's financial crisis.
Some Venezuelans of Lebanese descent are reverse-migrating, fleeing Venezuela's economic crisis and finding refuge in the country of their ancestors.
A person wears protective gear on face and body
The Ebola outbreak in DR Congo could get much worse, largely due to armed conflict in the region along with widespread rumors about the virus.
Media professionals sit in control room with brightly lit screens
With a new president in power, parliamentary elections set for July and multiple, ongoing challenges to press freedom, the future of Ukraine’s public broadcaster remains unclear.