Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 05:46
Many political observers believe that by halting the talks opposition leaders were caving to pressure from their own radical base, which is fuming over confusing statements by the top U.S. diplomat to Latin America.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 12:48
President Obama has said he has been "consistently impressed" with progress in Uruguay since President Jose Mujica took office in 2010.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 08:42
Residents of three villages in northern Nigeria have repelled an attack by suspected Boko Haram Islamist fighters, an eyewitness has told the BBC.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 10:59
Nigeria is ready to talk to Islamist militants to negotiate the release of more than 200 abducted girls, cabinet minister Tanimu Turaki has said.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 07:03
The US has revealed it is flying manned surveillance missions over Nigeria to try to find more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 07:01
Nigeria has insisted it will not agree to a request to free imprisoned Islamic militants in return for the release of dozens of kidnapped schoolgirls.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 07:00
The Nigerian government is under increasing pressure to deal with Boko Haram militants who have been engaged in a violent campaign which has claimed thousands of lives since 2009.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 06:58
Militant Islamist group Boko Haram has gained notoriety with the kidnapping of more than 200 schoolgirls in Nigeria. What precisely does the group's name mean?
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 06:55
Relatives and friends of the abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have identified some of them from a video released by Boko Haram Islamist militants.
Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 06:06
During a face-to-face meeting in Washington, Mr Obama called Mr Mujica a leader on human rights throughout the Western hemisphere.