Associated Press

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 - 06:37
U.S. officials say the Pentagon will be deploying an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe next February as part of the ongoing effort to rotate troops in and out of the region to reassure allies worried about threats from an increasingly aggressive Russia.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 08:59
Turkey's foreign minister says his country and Saudi Arabia may launch ground operations against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkish media reported Saturday.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 08:28
Analysts and former U.S. trainers say that despite some significant advances, the battle for Ramadi highlighted the troops’ lingering shortcomings. And they say that last month’s success isn’t a model for retaking the much-bigger IS-held city of Mosul.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 06:53
A United Nations panel of experts says both sides in South Sudan's conflict are expanding their weapons stockpiles and violating a peace deal. But the U.N. Security Council is not moving forward with the arms embargo and sanctions it has repeatedly threatened for such actions.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 05:54
Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday.
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 06:05
The elite police who work in the dense central jungles of the world's No. 1 cocaine-producing nation regularly raid the pits in which coca leaves are processed into the paste used to make the drug.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 07:02
The chairman of Nigeria's corruption-fighting Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is appearing before the Senate to answer accusations that he diverted billions of dollars.
Friday, August 21, 2015 - 06:52
Libya's prime minister wants Arab allies to carry out airstrikes against the country's powerful Islamic State affiliates but says they don't need to send ground forces into the increasingly chaotic North African country.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 08:08
Extortion at security checkpoints is costing Ivory Coast millions each year despite government steps to eradicate the practice, a rights group said Wednesday.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 06:46
Somalia's president is ruling out the possibility of holding elections that are due next year, citing security challenges stemming from an Islamic insurgency.