I edit and write about world news for the Los Angeles Times. Formerly based in Africa and the Middle East.
Cleared of murder, Oscar Pistorius is back in court to hear the judge's decision on a lesser charge of culpable homicide.
Judge in Oscar Pistorius murder trial halts proceedings before delivering verdict on lesser charge of culpable homicide
Lots of challenges ahead. Iraq’s Sunnis and Kurds don’t trust the Shiite-led military and militias that have joined the fight against ISIL
Obama spoke of a broad coalition to roll back this terrorist threat. But who are these allies? He didn't say.