The Los Angeles Times

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 08:01
The day before a major protest was planned against Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Tuesday said a commission would investigate corruption allegations against the premier, whose children’s offshore financial holdings were listed in the leaked documents known as the Panama Papers.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 06:33
The State Department appears headed for a showdown with Congress over the department’s decision to approve more than $50 million in aid for Honduras despite the Central American nation’s poor human rights record.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 06:26
Human rights groups say Saudi-led coalition warplanes improperly used U.S.-made cluster bombs in Yemen, posing a danger to civilians two months after a cease-fire was reached in the country's civil war.
Friday, April 29, 2016 - 07:01
The killing of Caceres and allegations that Honduran authorities have bungled the investigation have created a dilemma for the Obama administration. The White House supports Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez — even as some U.S. officials suspect state or state-supported assassins killed the activist.
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 08:43
The Central American Minors program was started to stem the flow of children crossing the border illegally, more than 68,500 unaccompanied minors in fiscal year 2014. At the time, a White House spokesman called it an “orderly alternative to the dangerous journey that children are currently undertaking to join relatives in the United States.”
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 06:16
The Pentagon has stepped up operations in Africa in recent years, insisting that a greater U.S. military presence is necessary to help counter threats from militants such as those who took hostages at a hotel in Mali.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 07:02
Turkish war planes on Wednesday unleashed some of the heaviest bombing to date on Kurdish rebel strongholds in Turkey and Iraq, as the fallout from Ankara’s stepped-up anti-terror campaign reverberated in the nation’s political arena.
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 06:50
In Guerrero, Mexico, small opium-poppy growers face increasing pressure from cartels and government.
Monday, June 8, 2015 - 06:40
Amid torched ballot boxes and deep public anger, Mexicans voted Sunday for governors, Congress members and other officials in a midterm election expected to hand more power to the ruling party despite widespread discontent.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 06:35
Obama administration officials are promising a major strengthening of U.S. defense commitments to Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf allies, possibly including a nuclear commitment to their security, in an intensifying effort to win their support for the proposed nuclear deal with Iran.