At first glance, Andrew Tate can easily be dismissed as a product of an inflammatory online culture. Fringe groups that are usually on opposing sides, like the far right, anti-vaxxers and some Muslims who have long believed in conspiracy theories, are now drawn to Tate’s content, often for similar reasons.
Today, among all the other challenges weighing down Africa's most populous state, Nigeria must struggle to maintain a steady production of oil in a region where militants and ordinary citizens alike increasingly steal it straight from the pipeline.
A recent crackdown on protesters gathered at the port city of Gwadar in Pakistan highlights a local human-rights movement that emerged in 2021 and made its leader, Rehman, a household name. A key hub for China’s Belt and Road Initiative, Gwadar has been enjoying international attention. However, development hasn’t been equal for all.
Far-right groups like the Proud Boys have already caused irreparable damage in normalizing violence in U.S. politics. Andy Campbell joined Riada Asimovic Akyol on Wider Angle podcast to talk about the threats of the "extremist playbook" they created.
Some analysts have been quick to attribute recent deadly violence in Bawku to Islamist extremism. Yet, reporting from the ground, New Lines finds a local power struggle to be the main driver of conflict.
A startling new discovery at a long-neglected archaeological site suggests the ancient Egyptians used paper more than 2,000 years before the Chinese, upending the scholarly consensus.
Amid the hypermasculinity and extreme levels of violence of the Russian war machine, gender has loomed large in Moscow’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine, where the war is largely being fought along traditional divides.