Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 07:33
The collapse of the latest Syria ceasefire has heightened the possibility that Gulf states might arm Syrian rebels with shoulder-fired missiles to defend themselves against Syrian and Russian warplanes, U.S. officials said on Monday.
Friday, September 23, 2016 - 07:10
A crime wave has hit Colombia's port city of Cartagena just days before government officials and FARC rebels are scheduled to arrive there to sign a peace agreement, foreshadowing the type of security challenges the country will face once the deal is finalized.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:46
A Democratic Republic of Congo opposition leader called on Wednesday for the imposition of international sanctions against security officials responsible for the deaths of protesters in two days of demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:44
The United Nations says some people fleeing South Sudan into Uganda are forced to pay bribes at checkpoints run by South Sudan's government and armed groups. It also says it has received reports of physical and sexual assaults and forced family separations.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:34
Ukrainian officials and Russian-backed rebel leaders agreed to a withdrawal of troops from three front line areas in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday. The deal is less elaborate than last year's cease fire, which broke down before it began. German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier warns there is no guarantee of success this time, either.
Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 07:22
While the recent peace agreement in Colombia does not promise the kind of sweeping economic and political change that has long been at the core of FARC revolutionary doctrine, the group says it will fight for those ideals at the ballot box.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 07:55
The land of magical realism, where realism breaks a Colombian’s heart and makes their eyes weep, has seen more than 220,00 dead and close to 6 million people displaced over the past few decades.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 07:43
“Making peace is much more difficult than making war because you need to change sentiments of people, people who have suffered, to try to persuade them to forgive,” the president, Juan Manuel Santos, said in an interview.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 06:47
Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces pressure to launch a military response against suspected terrorist training camps inside Pakistan, after militants killed 18 Indian soldiers in disputed Kashmir.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 06:34
Burundi's government is behind systematic human rights violations, including executions and torture, UN investigators said Tuesday, warning of possible crimes against humanity and the looming risk of "genocide".