Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 07:00
East African leaders will meet on Sunday at a special summit to discuss the crisis in Burundi, where police and protesters continue to clash on the streets of the capital and the opposition has boycotted peace talks.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 09:48
The United States condemns the ongoing violence in northern Mali, including reports of summary executions of civilians in Tin Hama, and other human rights abuses and violations. The U.S. has contributed soldiers to MINUSMA operations in Mali.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 09:37
The U.S. strongly condemns the May 23 killing of the opposition leader Zedi Feruzi and the May 22 grenade attack in a market that killed several people and wounded many more. These attacks only undermine ongoing efforts to achieve a peaceful resolution.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 07:11
The U.S. government on Monday condemned the recent killings of an opposition party leader in Burundi and at least 20 others, urging all the parties to renounce violence and continue to work toward a peaceful resolution of the crisis.
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 06:51
The African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA) has been the defining project of the African Union (AU).
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 - 06:32
Burundi’s opposition boycotted peace talks with the government on Monday in protest of the killing of an opposition leader, despite U.N.-led calls for dialogue to end a month of protests and violence in the east African country.
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 08:47
Over the past 24 hours, Armenia’s military 79 times violated ceasefire on various parts of the line of contact between Azerbaijani and Armenian troops, said Azerbaijan’s Defense Ministry.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 07:45
After her meeting with the Russian and Ukrainian Deputy Foreign Ministers, the U.S. Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, Victoria Nuland, expressed America's continued stance for a full cease-fire and full pullback as agreed upon in the Minsk Protocol.
Friday, May 15, 2015 - 07:18
U.S. embassy in the Republic of South Sudan’s capital, Juba, issued a statement condemning the ongoing offensive by the government, saying its office was disturbed by grave human rights abuses in the country, particularly in the areas of Mayom and south of Bentiu.
Friday, May 8, 2015 - 05:38
The US has formally begun training "moderate opposition" forces in Syria, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter announced Thursday. But while the training may be underway, there appears to be some questions about how the US will support the forces, particularly if they enter conflict with the military of embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.