The UK-based firm Cambridge Analytica is under fire for allegedly harvesting the data of tens of millions of Facebook users and using it to sway voters in the run-up to the 2016 Presidential election. But the data firm's reach extends well beyond the US.
In Douala, the economic capital of this central African country, this scene is becoming increasingly common as young men armed with knives, machetes and sticks roam the streets, often murdering, looting and raping in conflicts with other gangs.
Inside Bangladesh’s Balukhali-Kutupalong refugee camp, resources are scarce and potential flooding and landslides could be just around the corner. Will the settlement be prepared for the upcoming cyclone season?
Vladimir Putin will win his fourth term after 18 years in power. But behind the scenes of an election with a foregone conclusion — an event that should be drama-free — a more complicated picture emerges.
President Donald Trump has tapped Gina Haspel to replace Mike Pompeo as CIA Director. But Sen. John McCain said that Haspel oversaw a "black site" prison where detainees were tortured with methods such as waterboarding.
Little more than a month ago, no one had heard of Macerata. Then the murder of Pamela Mastropietro thrust the small town in central Italy onto the national stage, and the whole course of a pivotal national election was altered.
Isabella Alexander has spent years researching and reporting on the effort by migrants to cross from Morocco to Spain, via land routes. Now, she has named 47 previously unidentified victims of a failed sea crossing in early February.
When teenage migrants reach France and apply for asylum as unaccompanied minors, they often find that proving they're under 18 is yet another challenge on their journey. Some end up living on the streets while trying to confirm their age.