The War Dividend

A few months ago, elite government soldiers in Ndop in the Northwest region of Cameroon detained more than 30 young men on motorcycles who were part of a funeral procession, but whom the soldiers said they believed were separatist fighters. “The soldiers selected those among us...

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Jack of All Trades

Former Prime Minister Scott Morrison secretly appointed himself to five ministries while serving as the country’s chief, revelations that have sparked outrage in Australia and calls for legal inquiries over the former leader’s conduct, the Guardian reported Tuesday. Current Prime Minister Anthony Albanese said his predecessor...

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Au Revoir

France’s armed forces completed their withdrawal from Mali this week, nine years after the French government sent troops to the West African nation to oust Islamic extremists from power, the Associated Press reported. The last army unit, part of the so-called Barkhane force, left the country...

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Time Flies

Earth experienced its shortest ever-recorded days in June and July of this year, sparking debates among scientists about whether the planet is literally spinning faster, the Charlotte Observer reported. Generally, Earth completes a full turn on its axis every 24 hours. But on June 29, the...

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