Bangladesh’s army chief and a tale of revenge

Hasan Mahedee Munna now lives and works in a five-star hotel in Germany, but he spends much of his time thinking about his family back in Bangladesh who he says have become victims of a bitter feud with the country’s army chief, General Aziz Ahmed, and his brothers. On Monday, Al Jazeera released All the […]

A Year After Wuhan, China Tells a Tale of Triumph (and No Mistakes)

At a museum in Wuhan, China, a sprawling exhibition paints a stirring tale of how the city’s sacrifices in a brutal 76-day lockdown led to triumph over the coronavirus and, ultimately, rebirth. No costs appear to have been spared for the show, which features a hologram of medical staff members moving around a hospital room, […]

A Far-Right Terrorism Suspect With a Refugee Disguise: The Tale of Franco A.

OFFENBACH, Germany — At the height of Europe’s migrant crisis, a bearded man in sweatpants walked into a police station. His pockets were empty except for an old cellphone and a few foreign coins. In broken English, he presented himself as a Syrian refugee. He said he had crossed half the continent by foot and […]

A Canadian’s Gripping Tale Withers Under Scrutiny

In spring 2018, the government was under fire. The New York Times had released a podcast, “Caliphate,” in which a man from suburban Toronto claimed to have traveled to Syria, joined the Islamic State and committed gruesome executions before returning to Canada. “Canadians deserve more answers from this government,” said Candice Bergen, the Conservative house […]