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Peru Says No Sign Of Venezuelans Sought By Maduro Over Drone Blasts

LIMA – Peru’s top immigration official said Friday that two Venezuelan civilians whom Caracas alleges were involved in recent drone blasts during a speech by...

In Northeast Nigerian Camp One In 200 Young Children Died Over Two Weeks

ABUJA – More than one of every 200 children aged under five at a camp in northeast Nigeria died in just two weeks in early August, according to Reuters...

Loser In Mali Election Files Appeal To Overturn Results

BAMAKO – The losing candidate in Mali’s presidential election, Soumaila Cisse, said on Friday that he has lodged an appeal with the country’s...

Somali Puntland Forces Recapture Strategic Town From Al Shabaab Officer

GAROWE, Somalia – Military forces of Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region have retaken a strategic town from Islamic militant group al Shabaab, an...

Separatist Bid Looms Over Barcelona Attack Commemoration

BARCELONA – Barcelona paid tribute on Friday to the victims of a militant rampage last year which killed 16 people, but a call from victims’ families to put...

Russian Turkish Defense Ministers Discuss Syrian Refugees Tass

MOSCOW – Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu discussed the return of Syrian refugees to Syria with his Turkish counterpart Hulusi Akar during talks in Moscow on...

Yemeni Government And Houthi Movement Invited To Sept 6 Peace Talks Un

GENEVA – The United Nations has invited the Yemeni government and the Houthi movement that controls most of the north to peace talks in Geneva on Sept. 6, a U.N....

Afghan President Congratulates Armed Forces For Ghazni Victory

KABUL – President Ashraf Ghani congratulated Afghanistan’s armed forces in Ghazni on Friday for their victory over Taliban insurgents in the strategically...

New Us Training Unit In Afghanistan Faces Old Problems

CAMP DAHLKE, Afghanistan – Captain Joe Fontana, a team leader with the U.S. army’s 1st Security Force Assistance Brigade, is part of a new unit but he is...

Us Welcomes Saudi Arabias Pledge Of 100 Million For Syria

WASHINGTON – The United States on Thursday welcomed Saudi Arabia’s contribution of $100 million to help stabilize parts of Syria no longer held by Islamic...