Al-Shabab Bans Plastic Bags Citing Safety

The jihadist group, which has been waging war against the Western-backed government in Mogadishu, Somalia, for more than a decade, is enforcing a crackdown on plastic waste.

World's Most Corrupt Countries

Transparency International has just published its latest Corruption Perceptions Index, which ranks countries according to their perceived levels of public sector corruption.

U.S. Says El Salvador Is Dangerous But Refugees Must Go

The Trump administration said this week that it's too dangerous for Americans to travel to El Salvador — even as it announced plans to deport more than a quarter-of-a-million Salvadoran refugees back there next year.