Associated Press

Friday, March 18, 2016 - 06:16
More Arab fighters are joining Syria's U.S.-backed militia due to its success against the Islamic State group and other militants, senior Pentagon officials said Thursday as they urged lawmakers to provide nearly $50 million in additional support to the indigenous forces.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 - 06:13
U.S. forces are likely to play a bigger role in the push to recapture Mosul from Islamic State militants than they did in supporting Iraq's retaking of Ramadi in December, senior defense officials said Monday.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 06:16
The Obama administration is struggling to find the right mix of military and diplomatic moves to stop the Islamic State in Libya, where the extremist group has taken advantage of the political chaos in the country to gain a foothold with worrying implications for the U.S. and Europe.
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 - 08:35
Authorities have again postponed a hearing on whether to charge a former Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was turned over to Morocco last year after the U.S. withdrew allegations he had ties to an Islamic militant group.
Monday, January 4, 2016 - 08:51
Honduras’ government says it has received a request from the United States for the extradition of former vice president and businessman Jaime Rosenthal, who is accused of money laundering.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 06:58
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ventured Tuesday to a place few world leaders and even fewer journalists or human rights monitors ever see, dangling the opportunity of greater U.S. investment, expanded security cooperation and a strategic counterweight to nearby Russia and China if the government improves its human rights record.
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 06:30
The governor of a province in central Burundi says more than 100 men have been arrested in two days by security forces trying to prevent men from being recruited to fight the government.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 07:09
Authorities in Colombia said they seized over 1 metric ton of cocaine disguised as printer ink and bound for Mexico.
Friday, September 4, 2015 - 06:22
Guatemala’s newly sworn-in president demanded that all top government officials submit their resignations and promised an honest and inclusive administration following the surprise resignation earlier Thursday of President Otto Perez Molina amid a widening fraud investigation.
Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 06:24
Colombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans separated from family members as part of President Nicolas Maduro's crackdown on illegal immigration along the border.