Conflict in the north of Africa’s second-most-populous nation is spreading across borders, threatening stability in a strategic region
Several people were killed as Nigerian soldiers opened fire at a key protest site in Lagos, witnesses said, as the government sought to end two weeks of marches against police brutality that have mushroomed into broader nationwide demonstrations.
Israel’s military said it struck Hezbollah observation posts along the Lebanese frontier in response to overnight cross-border fire, adding to a recent flare-up of tensions between the two sides.
The Iranian ally has become a target of public resistance, particularly from a new generation of Lebanese less concerned with the conflicts of the past than the deep-rooted problems of the present.
Hong Kong teachers who backed antigovernment protests are being reprimanded and, in some cases, fired as China’s Communist Party moves to stamp out dissent. Observers fear the city’s tradition of liberal-education thinking will be supplanted by Chinese-style suppression of political discourse.
Tens of thousands of people in Russia’s Far East marched in protests triggered by the arrest of a popular regional governor, but that have since morphed into a wave of growing dissatisfaction over social issues and the rule of President Vladimir Putin.
Police cars have been removed from the hit videogame “Fortnite,” a change that comes amid a national debate over law-enforcement practices in response to the killing of George Floyd while in Minneapolis police custody.
Tehran denies U.N. inspectors access to two nuclear sites.
China’s leadership believes its main challenge in Hong Kong is a political struggle against forces trying to subvert Communist Party rule, a senior official said, marking a shift from citing economic disparities and social tensions.
U.S. allies in Europe expressed dismay over President Trump’s plan to slash the number of American troops in Germany by more than a quarter, saying it undermined NATO and boosted adversaries such as Russia.
China and India are elevating talks between military leaders to try to calm tensions along their disputed borders in the Himalayan mountains.
Racism and police brutality. The weekend of civil unrest across America can be traced back to the same issues that inspired protests by Colin Kaepernick and this generation of athletes.
The Glynn County Police Department is faulted for a culture of past coverup and abuse of power.
The Trump administration branded a Russian white supremacist group and its top members as global terrorists on Monday, making use of a tool normally used to target radical Islamist groups overseas.
Two American soldiers were killed during a raid on an Islamic State hideout in the mountains of central Iraq, highlighting the continuing security partnership between Baghdad and Washington despite strained relations.
Immigration officers will collect cheek swabs from migrants crossing the border or held in detention, in what could amount to hundreds of thousands of people a year.