Associated Press

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 07:59
At least 20 Mexico state officials are under investigation in the cover-up of threats and torture of women who were witnesses to the alleged killing of prisoners by soldiers last year, state authorities said Wednesday.
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 06:54
A three-judge panel in Peru convicted jailed former President Alberto Fujimori on Thursday of funneling more than $40 million in public funds to tabloid newspapers that smeared his opponents during his 2000 re-election campaign.
Friday, January 9, 2015 - 06:51
Mexican authorities held 13 police officers for investigation Thursday in the disappearance of kidnapped journalist Moises Sanchez and awaited the results of DNA tests on a body found in the area to determine if it is him.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 08:14
Uruguay's government says security forces found a small explosive device near a building housing the Israeli Embassy, and safely detonated it.
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 07:51
Nigeria's chief of defense staff acknowledged Tuesday that the headquarters of a multinational military force on Nigeria's border with Chad has been seized by Islamic extremists.
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 08:37
The Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation recorded 8,899 short-term detentions of dissidents and activists in 2014. That was about 2,000 more than the previous year and four times as many as in 2010, said the group's head, Elizardo Sanchez
Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 08:30
Radical Islamic militants attacked a central Malian town early Monday, the closest they have struck to the capital since a French-led campaign forced them from power nearly two years ago.
Monday, January 5, 2015 - 13:21
Seizures of methamphetamine soared at the U.S.-Mexico border during fiscal 2014, accelerating a trend that began several years ago as new laws that limited access to the drug’s chemical ingredients made it harder to manufacture it in the United States.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 07:06
Peruvian authorities say an outspoken opponent of illegal logging and three other Ashaninka indigenous community leaders have been slain in a remote region bordering Brazil.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 06:07
The heady "we won the Cold War" days are over. When President Obama and other NATO leaders assemble here Thursday for a key summit meeting, their No. 1 goal will be an old and familiar one: protecting vulnerable alliance members from Russia, without goading the Kremlin into military action.