A family of refugees that fled their homes due to violence from the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram sit inside a refugee camp in Minawao, Cameroon. With radical Islamic insurgents on its doorstep, Cameroon is trying to head off unrest at home by quelling any signs of the extremism that has roiled neighboring Nigeria. In recent months, Cameroon has arrested dozens of imams and their followers accused of promoting radical ideology and collaborating with Nigeria’s Boko Haram militants.
Thursday, March 26, 2015
Thursday, March 19, 2015
U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy delivers opening remarks during the JFK International Symposium at Waseda University in Tokyo. News reports say Japanese police have arrested a man for allegedly making bomb threats against the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, and say he is also a possible suspect in death threats against the U.S. ambassador.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Homero Fernandez warms a pipe with one hand as he holds in the other a small amount of marijuana which he'll introduce into the heated tube and cover, as he demonstrates different varieties of marijuana in Mexico City. Fernandez, a 29-year-old event promoter, teamed up with about a dozen people to form a pot club. "It comes out much cheaper than paying for even regular pot ... and the quality is much higher," said Fernandez. "What gets produced is exclusively for us. Nothing more, and it doesn't get sold outside" the club
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Nancie Atwell, a teacher from Southport, Maine, U.S., center, throws a kiss as she poses with former President of the United States Bill Clinton, left, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, prime minister of the U.A.E. and Ruler of Dubai, after she won the $1 million Global Teacher Prize in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, March 15, 2015. Atwell has been teaching since 1973 and founded the Center for Teaching and Learning in Southport.
A worker hangs an election campaign billboard of Benjamin Netanyahu, Likud party leader and Israel's Prime Minister. Polls show that Prime Minister Netanyahu's nationalist Likud Party is running slightly behind the Isaac Herzog’s Labor Party, rebranded the Zionist Union in a bid for nationalist votes
Monday, March 02, 2015
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures while speaking at the 2015 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington, Monday, March 2, 2015.