The country's treatment of the US student shows its growing unpredictability.
There are also reports of a suicide bombing in Cameroon, and a high security alert in Brussels.
Islamic State's cheerful media images seem incongruous to us in the West. But the group are committed to showing an "idealistic caliphate".
Two years of war, illness and economic pain has followed Ukraine’s revolution, and reforms are still slow to arrive.
Expensive marriage arrangements and social conservatism put matrimony out of reach for many young people in Egypt, which has serious consequences.
The two most dangerous words in politics are “us” and “them”. At times of great national tragedy, we should open our hearts – and we not close our borders.
Andrew Hussey reports on the mood in a city struggling with complex questions about the attacks that have a specifically Parisian dimension.
When Facebook told us our friends in Paris were safe, it didn't take long for the questions to begin: What about Beirut? What about Ankara?
“Hi Enda,” one tweet began chirpily. “My ovulation day was a week ago today. 11 more days of freedom. And then it’ll be a bloody nightmare.”
Wadia is notorious as a place where men get rich from the sexual exploitation of women.
1975, 2011 and 2014 all prey on the minds of some of the campaign's key players.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May