Now Playing:


Sisi Is All But Assured A Second Term In Egypt's Presidential Election


Egypt has a presidential election starting Monday, but the winner is almost certain already: Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. And tight restrictions limit discussion of other options.

French Officer Who Swapped Places With Hostage Becomes 4th Killed In Gunman's Attack


The man reportedly entered the grocery yelling, "Allahu Akbar, I'll kill you all." Police efforts to apprehend the gunman are ongoing.

How The Syrian Regime Keeps Winning Territory, From An Army Defector's Perspective


What's happening in eastern Ghouta shows parallels with earlier offensives, from siege to surrender, according to a soldier turned rebel leader.

More World

Health | World | Arts

PHOTOS: The Vanishing Body Art Of A Tribe Of Onetime Headhunters

The tattoos were once a sign that a man in India's Konyak clan was a headhunter. A new book tells their story.

Election | Nation | World

Steve Bannon Takes Anti-Establishment Message Overseas: 'Let Them Call You Racists'

During a stop on his European tour, Bannon told a conference of the far-right National Front party in France, "Let them call you xenophobes. Let them call you nativists. Wear it as a badge of honor."

Technology | World

U.K. Investigators Raid Cambridge Analytica Offices In London

British investigators are reported to be looking at whether personal data was obtained in an 'unauthorised way.'

Health | World

How Fast Can An Outbreak Be Detected?

In Uganda, the answer used to be ... not fast enough. And every hour is critical. A pilot program set up by CDC has turned things around — and holds lessons for the rest of the world.


How One Woman's Story Helped Set #MeToo In Motion In Russia

Sexual harassment has long been swept under the carpet in Russia. But by going on the record with her allegations against a powerful politician, a young journalist has raised awareness of the problem.


Migrants Captured In Libya Say They End Up Sold As Slaves

Men detained en route to Europe in Libya tell NPR that guards held them for ransom and sold them off to other detention centers and ultimately into forced labor.


EU Joins U.K. In Saying Russia 'Very Likely' Responsible For Nerve Agent Attack

At a summit in Brussels, EU leaders said "there is no plausible alternative explanation" for the poisoning of Sergei Skripal and his daughter earlier this month in southern England.

Election | World

U.K. Officer Hospitalized In Russian Poisoning Case Released As A Second Is Admitted

The policeman who responded to the scene of the nerve agent attack on a former spy was released Thursday, as another officer exposed to the deadly chemical was being treated for minor symptoms.

Technology | Election | Business | World

In Mexico, Candidates Move Away From Cambridge Analytica

The data-mining firm has been involved in Mexican politics since last year, and presidential candidates want its activities investigated amid concerns the firm is inappropriately swaying voters.

Nation | World

$500K Bond For Brother Of Alleged Florida Shooter Is 'Reprehensible,' Lawyer Says

The usual bond for misdemeanor trespassing on school grounds is $25, but a judge ordered a considerably higher sum for Zachary Cruz. Prosecutors say "he has all the same flags present as his brother."