A series of victories by Islamist rebels against the Syrian regime is raising the prospect of a sea change in the momentum of a war in which the endurance of Bashar al-Assad has for years seemed to many as a given.
Baltimore ended its citywide curfew Sunday, with Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake saying in a statement that her "goal has always been to not have the curfew in place a single day longer than was necessary."
Burundians have taken to the streets from April 25, just one day after president Pierre Nkurunziza was designated by his political party CNDD-FDD to run for the 2015 presidential election. This came as no surprise, given the dubious stands expressed by official spokespersons at the president's office.
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German authorities think they "have thwarted an Islamic attack," and a married couple have been arrested in a town near Frankfurt in connection with the case, the interior minister for the German state of Hesse told reporters Thursday.