The Associated Press

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 12:55
Sen. John McCain, one of President Donald Trump's harshest critics, made a secret trip to northern Syria to visit U.S. forces stationed there and discuss the campaign for defeating the Islamic State extremists, his office said Wednesday.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 08:04
A top South Sudanese opposition leader called Saturday for armed resistance to the government in Juba — a stance that suggests the troubled Central African nation could face a renewed civil war in the near future.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 08:00
Human rights activists on Friday accused Kenyan police of executing three women who allegedly attacked a police station this month after pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 05:46
Nigeria's military says some officers are selling arms and ammunition to Boko Haram, indicating the corruption bedeviling the country's fight against the Islamic extremists continues despite government efforts to halt graft.
Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 07:11
A former Guatemalan soldier deported from the United States in handcuffs and flanked by security maintained his innocence in the face of accusations that he helped massacre more than 200 people more than three decades ago during his country's grueling civil war.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The head of the United Nations mission in Congo said Thursday he does not believe the country will be able to hold its presidential election as scheduled in November, another indication that President Joseph Kabila could stay in power beyond his mandate.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
The Taliban launched multiple attacks in Afghanistan on Tuesday, including on a strategic tunnel in the Hindu Kush mountains that links the capital, Kabul, with the country's north and south, officials said.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Human rights groups urged the United Nations Security Council to place an immediate arms embargo on South Sudan in order to reduce unlawful attacks on civilians.
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
After two years of heavy casualties, the Afghan military is trying to retake the initiative in the war against militants with a new offensive against Islamic State group loyalists, an assault that will see American troops back on the battlefield working more closely with Afghan
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 15:06
Japan's foreign minister says his country will spend $120 million to strengthen counter-terrorism efforts in Africa.