The US, Russia, China and other world powers plan to supply Libya's unity government with weapons to fight "Islamic State" militias. Currently, government forces are trying to push IS fighters back to their stronghold of Sirte.
US and Russian officials have addressed the rising tensions in Syria, as the war enters a critical new phase. Washington and Moscow-backed military groups are both set on securing the oil-rich province of Deir el-Zour.
The EU has closed its borders, allowing Libyan militias and African dictators to violate human rights. With policies like that, Europe is moving away from its own values, writes Krsto Lazarevic.
Taliban and Islamic State fighters have added a new twist to the Afghan conflict by carrying out a number of deadly attacks on the Shiite Muslim minority. Experts warn of increased sectarian clashes in the future.
With multiple governments, a collapsing economy and local militias competing for power, is Libya a failed state? Our guest is Martin Kobler, Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya.
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