Associated Press

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 05:56
Street protests in Armenia against a hike in electricity prices, which have been roiling the capital for nearly two weeks, are the most serious unrest the Caucasus nation has seen in years.
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 07:12
Fewer than 100 Syrian rebels are currently being trained by the U.S. military to fight the Islamic State group, a tiny total for a sputtering program with a stated goal of producing 5,400 fighters a year.
Friday, June 26, 2015 - 06:28
Islamic militants from the Al-Qaida-linked Al-Shabab group attacked a remote African Union base in Somalia on Friday, causing many casualties, said the AU mission and a local official.
Friday, June 12, 2015 - 06:32
Kenya has set a goal to get 100,000 Somali refugees to return home voluntarily by the end of the year, as money shortages have forced the U.N. to reduce food rations for the displaced.
Monday, June 1, 2015 - 08:36
A month away from a nuclear deal deadline, U.S. and Iranian diplomats tried to narrow differences over how quickly to ease economic penalties against Tehran and how significantly the Iranians must open up military facilities to international inspections. American officials described the session as "at times intense."
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 07:25
Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul is blaming his own party for the rise of the Islamic State group.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 - 06:33
Burundi's army was deployed on Monday for the first time to quell street protests, putting the military into a precarious position amid persistent demonstrations against the president's bid for a third term.
Monday, May 18, 2015 - 09:40
Thousands of protesters jammed into Babur square in the city of Andijan, relishing a rare burst of defiance as one speaker after another condemned hardship under Uzbekistan's despotic government.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 - 07:14
Turkey's foreign minister says the start of a joint Turkish-U.S. program to train and arm Syrian rebels fighting the Islamic State group has been delayed.
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 06:30
Four people were killed and nine others wounded in an apparent Sudanese airstrike on South Sudanese territory, a South Sudanese government official said Thursday. Sudan is to blame because it is the only neighboring country with "the history of this type of unprovoked attacks," said South Sudanese presidential spokesman Ateny Wek Ateny.