Politics and Security

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 07:47
Nine military officers involved in planning what Niger's government has said was an attempted coup have been arrested and will face a military tribunal, the country's interior minister said Sunday.
Monday, December 21, 2015 - 07:39
Turkey announced it would continue to withdraw its troops in Iraq in a move to ease tensions with its neighbor. The announcement came after the Iraqi government appealed to the United Nations Security Council, claiming Turkish troops stationed in Bashiqa in Iraq constituted an illegal deployment.
Friday, December 18, 2015 - 06:27
From an escaped kingpin to the resignation of a popular president, 16 moments to remember from 2015.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 06:37
A former state attorney general whose office is accused of torturing witnesses during a botched investigation into an alleged army massacre was questioned by the Mexican Senate this week.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 - 06:17
The end may be in sight for Dilma Rousseff's presidency after impeachment proceedings were authorized on Wednesday by the speaker of Brazil's lower house of Congress.
Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 06:41
Argentina's newly elected president Mauricio Macri has pledged to implement tough anti-crime measures as soon as he assumes office, but he faces a tough task in reversing the country's slide into insecurity and the spread of organized crime.
Tuesday, November 17, 2015 - 06:25
Nicaragua has turned back hundreds of Cuban migrants which it accuses of "storming" its border crossing from neighbouring Costa Rica on Sunday.
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 06:27
In the future, books about Argentina's economic history in the early 21st Century will have to come with a comprehensive glossary.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 06:04
Two nephews of Venezuela's first lady have been arrested in Haiti and taken to the U.S. to face drug trafficking charges, U.S. media reports say.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 - 06:44
Riek Machar signed a peace deal designed to end one of Africa's worst conflicts, but he says U.S. neglect could unravel it.