• As the E.U. falls short in resettlement targets, the G.C.C. is playing no role-- but it should.Africa,Europe,Middle East,Greece,Gulf Cooperation Council,Illegal immigration,Italy,refugees,Saudi Arabia,Syria,Michael Lerner

    Migrants arrives in the port of Messina after a rescue operation at sea on April 18, 2015 in Sicily. GIOVANNI ISOLINO/AFP/Getty
  • Rwandan President Paul Kagame attends a press conference with Ethiopia's Prime Minister at the National Palace in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on April 16, 2015.

    Parliamentarians support change that would allow President Paul Kagame to stand for a third term in 2017.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 15, 2015, 4:07 AM EDT
  • Tunisian Prime Minister Habib Essid speaks on June 27, 2015, in Tunis, Tunisia. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

    A state of emergency was declared on Saturday, following the Sousse terrorist attack.Africa,Bardo National Museum,Beji Caid Essebsi,Habib Essid,Libya,Sousse,terrorism,Tunisia,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 09, 2015, 2:34 PM EDT
  • Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari in Johannesburg, South Africa, 6/14/15. MUJAHID SAFODIEN/AFP/Getty Images

    He dissolved the state oil company’s board, launched an investigation, and promised reforms.Africa,Corruption,ExxonMobil,Muhammadu Buhari,Nigeria,Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation,oil and gas sector,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 02, 2015, 8:42 AM EDT
  • Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza gestures at the President's office in Bujumbura on May 17, 2015 as he made his first official appearance since an attempted coup against him this week.

    Move follows weeks of political turmoil after President Pierre Nkurunziza announced bid for third term.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 04, 2015, 3:23 AM EDT