Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 06:28
President Juan Manuel Santos says government will end ceasefire on 31 October, as surprised Farc leaders instruct units to take up secure positions
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:23
Kyrgyzstan’s security services detained the wife of a Tajik opposition figure over the weekend, sparking concern that governments in the region are collaborating to silence one another’s political opponents.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:14
Factions of Iraq's Popular Mobilization Units (PMU) are threatening to attack US troops that participate in the battle to liberate Mosul from the Islamic State (IS), but the Iraqi government hopes to smooth things over.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 07:04
U.S. military strikes against the Assad regime will be back on the table Wednesday at the White House, when top national security officials in the Obama administration are set to discuss options for the way forward in Syria.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016 - 06:53
At the very least, the October 2 "No" vote in the plebiscite on Colombia's peace accord opens the process to a series of modifications. At most, it could result in a complete collapse of negotiations and a return to full-scale war.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:43
A wave of violence linked to criminal organizations has overshadowed Brazil's October 2 municipal elections, highlighting the extent of the political power attained by crime groups, of which many are composed of current and retired security forces and civilians.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:36
Pakistan and India traded fresh accusations of cross-border fire in Kashmir on Tuesday, a day after top officials discussed ways of de-escalating tensions over the disputed Himalayan region.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:16
Reservations are growing within the Obama administration about American military involvement in Saudi Arabia’s air campaign in Yemen, as some lawmakers and human rights groups charge the United States with responsibility for Saudi attacks that have killed many civilians.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 07:10
Incidences of Piracy in the Gulf of Guinea and Horn of Africa have been decreasing but waters off West Africa remain dangerous and criminal gangs in East Africa are still a lingering threat, according to a new report.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - 06:43
The setback in Bogota also dealt a blow to Washington, which had been banking on a settlement after spending more than $10 billion over 16 years to combat the FARC.