How this Coptic Christian town celebrates Easter

As a sign of mourning, Coptic Pope Tawadros II ruled earlier this week that Easter church services would be limited to the liturgical prayers “without any festive manifestations.”           

Turkey opposition leader calls for 'no' in Sunday's vote

Two days before a referendum on extending the powers of Turkey’s president, the leader of the main opposition party accuses President Erdogan of running scared from a public debate and calls on voters to back the ‘No’ campaign. Video provided by AFP           

Afghans react to US strike

The US military’s largest non-nuclear bomb kills dozens of Islamic State militants as it smashes their mountain hideouts. Video provided by AFP           

US General defends use of 'mother of all bombs'

The US and NATO commander in Afghanistan on Friday defended the use of the MOAB (Massive Ordnance Air Blast) bomb against an Islamic State cave and tunnel system. (April 14)