- Mali's coup leader arrested Updated: Nov-27-13 12:58 pm
- France to send 1,000 troops to C. African Republic Updated: Nov-26-13 4:02 pm
- UN refuses to delay ICC trial of Kenya's leaders Updated: Nov-15-13 6:58 pm
- China, Russia, Cuba win UN rights council seats Updated: Nov-12-13 1:11 pm
- UAE opens trial of Muslim Brotherhood suspects Updated: Nov-05-13 12:00 pm
- Bangladesh sentences 152 to death for 2009 mutiny Updated: Nov-05-13 9:13 am
BAMAKO, Mali - The military strongman who led last year's military coup in Mali was arrested Wednesday and charged with kidnapping, hours after he was forcibly escorted from his home in the capital by soldiers.
DAKAR, Senegal - France promised Tuesday to send 1,000 troops to Central African Republic amid warnings about the potential for genocide in the near-anarchic former French colony.
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council refused to delay the International Criminal Court trial of Kenya's president and his deputy on crimes against humanity on Friday, opening a rift with the African Union which lobbied intensively for the yearlong postponement.
UNITED NATIONS - China, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Cuba and Algeria won seats Tuesday on the U.N. Human Rights Council, riling independent human rights groups who said their election undermined the rights watchdog's credibility.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - The trial of 30 suspects charged with having links to Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood opened in Abu Dhabi on Tuesday amid a widening crackdown on Islamist opposition groups in Arab Gulf countries, the state media and a rights group said.
DHAKA, Bangladesh - A Bangladesh court sentenced 152 people to death Tuesday for a 2009 mutiny by disgruntled border guards who killed dozens of military commanders during a brutal, two-day uprising.