The Washington Post

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:53
Investigators have discovered a string of new cases in which U.N. peacekeepers allegedly sexually abused or exploited women and girls in the Central African Republic, widening a scandal that has sent shock waves through the United Nations and threatens to undermine one of its most crucial missions.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:33
The commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan has presented military leaders with recommendations that, if approved, would further expand the U.S. military role in helping local forces confront the Taliban and other militants.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 05:50
The U.S. government will continue its controversial deportation raids targeting Central American immigrants even as the number of new illegal migrants has fallen dramatically, Department of Homeland Security officials say.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 06:56
Today, Colombia is on the verge of signing a historic peace deal with leftist guerrillas that will end a half-century of internal war. Despite the falling price of oil, its biggest export, the Colombian economy is one of the most robust in Latin America, and the country is a prime destination for U.S. and global investors.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 06:38
In a blow to hopes that Ukraine will be able to overcome a decades-long struggle with corruption and mismanagement, the country’s Western-trained economy minister resigned Wednesday, saying he had been unable to beat back corruption.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 06:05
With the fight against the Islamic State in its second year, American forces and their peshmerga counterparts have become deeply entwined.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 07:06
As the Colombian government nears a deal to end to its 50-year conflict with FARC guerrillas, it is intensifying another war in the jungles here along the Caribbean coast, the stronghold of a shadowy drug organization known as Clan Úsuga.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 06:58
As the Colombian government nears a deal to end to its 50-year conflict with FARC guerrillas, it is intensifying another war in the jungles here along the Caribbean coast, the stronghold of a shadowy drug organization known as Clan Úsuga.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 06:46
Citing the retaking of Ramadi by Iraqi forces as a “turning point” in the campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq, the top U.S. general in charge of operations there said that the Pentagon has reached the “end of the beginning” in the campaign to drive the extremist group out of the country.
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 06:28
The Pentagon will unveil a proposal this week to boost spending on advanced weaponry and the U.S. footprint in Europe, part of a plan to refocus the defense budget to counter technological and military advances by Russia and China.

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