Associated Press

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 00:00
Nolasco had repeatedly warned that his home state, Ancash, was run by a criminal syndicate that plundered the treasury, killed people it couldn't buy or intimidate, wiretapped foes and used police as spies and journalists as character assassins.
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 10:11
Hospital and local government officials say an explosion at a village market near hideouts of Islamic extremists in northeast Nigeria has killed 32 people.
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 08:28
Germany will contribute soldiers to a European Union-led military training mission in Somalia - overcoming its previous reluctance to send troops to the East African country.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 00:00
Aid workers in Haiti have begun distributing food to help some of the Caribbean nation's poorest people cope with a severe drought, an official with a United Nations agency said Thursday.
Friday, March 21, 2014 - 00:00
Honduran police say they are looking for three men who opened fire at a soccer game in a village near the capital city of Tegucigalpa, killing five people. Read more here:
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 - 00:00
Students (...) mission: to broaden support for their anti-government protest movement in the low-income barrios whose working poor the late President Hugo Chavez championed.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 09:24
Kenya's lead counterterrorism agency is working to stop another Westgate Mall-style terrorist attack - that many here believe Somali militants will try again - on a shoe-string budget: The Anti-Terror Police Unit in Nairobi has just $735 to spend this month.
Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 09:17
Dozens of gunmen on motorbikes have killed more than 100 villagers in an ongoing conflict over land in northern Nigeria, survivors said Thursday.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 - 08:24
The East African nation of Tanzania — long a force of quiet power in the region and a voice of restraint and non-interference in other countries' affairs — is embroiled in a potentially ugly feud with Rwanda and its press after Tanzania's president urged Rwanda's government to negotiate with a Congo-based Rwandan rebel group.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 08:52
Spain's government has authorized an increase in a temporary force of U.S. marines and aircraft based at a southwestern Spanish air base as part of a rapid reaction force to deal with crises in Africa.