Politics and Security
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 06:30
The governor of a province in central Burundi says more than 100 men have been arrested in two days by security forces trying to prevent men from being recruited to fight the government.
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 06:29
A lengthy independent report released this week in Mexico proves the 43 students who were disappeared by police last year and sparked a global outcry for justice could not have been incinerated in a pyre as the government claims.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 06:18
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro extended his government’s closing of the vast border with Colombia, saying he was deploying 3,000 more troops to border towns to fight the smuggling he blames for Venezuela’s economic crisis.
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 07:37
Bolivia’s ruling party will seek to change the constitution to allow President Evo Morales to seek another five years in office when his term ends in 2020.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 06:17
There was, in fact, no crisis requiring these extraordinary measures along the border, where Colombians and Venezuelans have coexisted amicably through good times and bad. The whole thing was phony, a crisis manufactured by an increasingly unpopular president who is desperate to shore up support for his party ahead of parliamentary elections scheduled for December.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 08:19
Libya's internationally recognized government on Tuesday urged fellow Arab countries to arm its military so it can face the expanding influence of an ISIS affiliate in the country.
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 05:47
South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the SADC Observer Mission that he has led made recommendations for the Kingdom of Lesotho to consider affecting constitutional and security reforms.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 18:43
We call on leaders to seek dialogue and consensus in resolving this crisis in a manner that both serves the best interests of the Bissau-Guinean people and that establishes a clear outline of roles in order to avoid prolonged political crisis now and in the future.
Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 07:12
Nigerian soldiers fighting Boko Haram say the government is punishing them for unknown sins and sentencing them to death.
Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 05:47
Uzbekistan and Tajikistan have in close succession come up with a new punishment for people suspected of involvement with terrorist organizations.