Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 06:25
The United States will give $40 million in humanitarian assistance to countries bordering Lake Chad fighting Islamist militant group Boko Haram, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said on Tuesday.
Monday, February 29, 2016 - 06:09
It was supposed to be a U.S.-led naval training maneuver off the coast of West Africa when real-life drama intervened, with pirates taking over an oil tanker and turning the exercise into a rescue mission.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 06:25
President Juan Manuel Santos has replaced Colombia's top military leaders, days after the release of a Human Rights Watch report alleging complicity by the country's top brass in extrajudicial killings of civilians.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 - 06:38
Mexican authorities have captured nearly 58,000 migrants -- most from Central America -- in the first four months of this year, an 83 percent increase from the same period last year, according to government figures.
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 07:12
The government and the FARC have been negotiating for more than two years in Havana to bring an end to the group's 50-year-old insurgency, but key issues remain unresolved, including disarmament and how any agreement should be ratified.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 00:00
He carried two identities -- Luis Ricardo Gonzalez Garcia and Javier Aguirre Cardenas -- and moved to Nuevo Leon's industrial city of Monterrey from the United States in 2009
Friday, May 10, 2013 - 00:00
The number of Cabinet posts has almost doubled since the Workers' Party took office under former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in 2003.
Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 00:00
The number of migrants crossing illegally into the United States from Mexico appears to have risen some in the first half of 2012, while the number of migrants returning to Mexico decreased, a report by U.S. and Mexican researchers said Tuesday.
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 00:00
The two sides had previously met at a secret location on Wednesday and on Thursday morning to discuss technical and logistical issues and a Colombian official told AFP the meetings had been "respectful and cordial".
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 00:00
The Navy has attributed ownership of the craft to drug trafficking gang Los Urabenos and the militant rebels of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.