Twenty years ago, the US-led allied forces went into Afghanistan and toppled the Taliban's hard-line Islamic regime. Twenty years later, the militants are back in power, but is Afghanistan the same country?
The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been re-arrested and brought back to Nigeria to face his trial. Nnamdi Kanu and his co-defendant are facing treasonable felony charges at the Federal High Court in Abuja. Kanu fled the country in September 2017 after an invasion of his home by the military in Afara-Ukwu, near Umuahia, Abia State.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has described the June 1941 invasion as a cause for "shame." In her weekly video podcast, she also criticized modern-day crackdowns in Russia and Belarus.
A leader in the sustainable food movement, chef Bun Lai cooks cicadas to open up conversations about food alternatives that cause less environmental destruction than traditional farming. In the Washington, DC area, billions of cicada nymphs that have been living underground since 2004 have started bursting out of the soil - a rare and remarkable invasion.