Africa’s Population Surge
At current growth rates, sub-Saharan Africa, which now makes up 12 percent of the world’s population, will account for more than a third by 2100.
Kano Under Siege
In Nigeria’s second most populous city, attacks from the Islamist militant group Boko Haram have created a quiet tension on the streets.
NATO Airstrikes in Libya
New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers reports from Libya on the collateral damage and casualties caused by NATO airstrikes during its seven month ca...
Violence Rages in Cairo
David D. Kirkpatrick reports on the standoff between protesters in Tahrir Square and the interim military council whose ouster they are demanding.
Libya's War of Lies
C.J. Chivers reports on the war of misinformation and propaganda by both loyalists and rebels in the Libyan conflict earlier this year.
David D. Kirkpatrick reports from Soussa, Tunisia, where the first democratic elections since the beginning of the Arab Spring are underway.
Viewing Qaddafi's Body
Hundreds of Libyans from all over the country traveled to get a look at the body of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.
Timescast | October 21, 2011
The president announces a complete Iraq pullout by the end of the year; NATO completes its Libyan mission; and why many keep turning to the gruesom...
Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi Killed
October 20, 2011 — Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi was killed on Thursday as fighters battling vestiges of his fallen regime seized his hometown of Surt, t...
TimesCast | Qaddafi and Hussein
The capture of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi in Libya on Thursday is reminiscent of Saddam Hussein’s capture in Iraq in 2003, with one key difference: Co...
Deadly Protests in Cairo
David D. Kirkpatrick reports from Cairo, where a demonstration led to the worst violence in the country since the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak...
TimesCast | Ending Liberia’s Civil War
October 7, 2011 — Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the current president, and Leymah Gbowee, a peace activist, were awarded the prize for their roles in movi...
A Survivor in Libya
Salem al-Madhoun, a Libyan Navy officer who defected to the rebels, was imprisoned and tortured by Qaddafi's forces. He's recently been set free an...
Inside Qaddafi Homes
Rebels, residents and curious onlookers have begun combing through the remnants of the lifestyle of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi and his family.
TimesCast | Qaddafi's Family Flees
August 29, 2011 - Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi's wife and three of his children have fled to Algeria, according to Algeria's government.
The Times's Anthony Shadid reports from Bab al-Aziziya, the headquarters of Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi.
TimesCast | Fighting for Tripoli
August 25, 2011 - It was one of the heaviest days of fighting in Libya's capital, as rebels and loyalists to Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi's regime conti...
TimesCast | Arming with Intelligence
Special forces from Britain, France and Qatar are providing the rebel troops with tactical support, and C.I.A. advisers are helping the the rebel g...
TimesCast | Defacing Qaddafi's Symbols
As rebels climbed over a statue of a giant fist crushing a fighter jet inside Colonel Muammar el-Qaddafi's compound, they were defacing a symbol wi...
TimesCast | Where is Qaddafi?
As he still remains at large, John F. Burns reports on the various places Col. Muammar el-Qaddafi could currently be hiding.