- Deal reached on calming Ukraine tensions - for now Updated: Apr-17-14 5:29 pm
- India struggles with rebel threats during election Updated: Apr-17-14 9:40 am
- Algerian election faces disaffected populace Updated: Apr-16-14 2:15 pm
- Violence surges from Islamic uprising in Nigeria Updated: Apr-15-14 4:52 pm
- Rebels kill 14 in anti-election campaign in India Updated: Apr-12-14 9:16 am
- Hezbollah develops new tactics in Syrian civil war Updated: Apr-12-14 8:46 am
- Trinidad & Tobago ex-leader, coup target, dies Updated: Apr-09-14 2:30 pm
- Nigeria human rights advocate hails progress Updated: Apr-09-14 2:05 pm
- Century of clashes, compromise between UK, Ireland Updated: Apr-08-14 4:10 pm
- Filipino rebels form party as they end rebellion Updated: Apr-08-14 3:08 am
- Venezuela's street barricades a deadly protest Updated: Apr-02-14 12:52 am
- Armed pro-govt militias roil Venezuela protests Updated: Mar-30-14 5:00 pm
- Nigeria's president criticizes northeast governors Updated: Mar-30-14 1:58 pm
- Syrian-Armenian town's fate murky after rebel grab Updated: Mar-28-14 6:19 pm
- Philippines and Muslim rebel group sign peace deal Updated: Mar-27-14 9:37 am
- Arab summit lays bare serious cracks on Syria Updated: Mar-26-14 4:10 pm
- Egypt's mass verdicts show pressure on judiciary Updated: Mar-25-14 6:27 pm
- Echoes of Crimea keep Ukraine's east rumbling Updated: Mar-20-14 6:26 pm
- Worries about unrest in Ukraine lead to recital Updated: Mar-19-14 9:40 am
GENEVA - In a surprise accord, Ukraine and Russia agreed Thursday on tentative steps to halt violence and calm tensions along their shared border after more than a month of Cold War-style military posturing triggered by Moscow's annexation of Crimea.
RAJNANDGAON, India - Indians cast ballots Thursday on the biggest day of voting in the country's weekslong general election, streaming into polling stations even in areas where leftist rebels threatened violence over the plight of India's marginalized and poor.
ALGIERS, Algeria - The college students playing pick-up soccer along the faded grandeur of Algiers' sweeping waterfront say they won't be voting in Thursday's presidential elections, echoing the sentiments of many young Algerians.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Suspected Muslim extremists kidnapped about 100 girls Tuesday from a school in northeastern Nigeria, less than a day after militants bombed a bus station and killed 75 people in the capital - a surge of violence that raised new doubts about the military's ability to contain an Islamic uprising.
PATNA, India - Indian Maoist rebels killed 14 people in two separate attacks in the central state of Chhattisgarh on Saturday as they continue a campaign of violence aimed at disrupting a five-week national election.
BEIRUT - The commandos infiltrated Syrian rebel-held territory near the Lebanese border, watching rebel fighters come and go from a two-story villa before slipping inside to plant a powerful bomb. The next morning, they detonated it as three rebel explosive experts and four assistants met inside, turning the villa to rubble in seconds.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad - Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson, a former Trinidad and Tobago prime minister who was held hostage for days and shot during a bloody 1990 coup attempt, died Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 87.
LAGOS, Nigeria - Two generals and top officials of Nigeria's feared State Security Service had to testify at the National Human Rights Commission's hearing on the killings of unarmed civilians - a "quantum leap" in accountability in Nigeria, according to the country's top rights advocate.
DUBLIN - Relations between Britain and Ireland have experienced a century of rebellion, terror and treaties, culminating in this week's first-ever state visit by Ireland's president. A look at key flashpoints:
MANILA, Philippines - The largest Muslim rebel group in the Philippines said Tuesday it had formed a political party as it turns away from a decades-long rebellion after signing a peace pact with the government.
CARACAS, Venezuela - Like a beaver dam of urban detritus, the piles of tires, old mattresses and heavy steel grates in Venezuela's streets have sparked some of the most violent episodes of this tumultuous season of protest and repression.
VALENCIA, Venezuela - The masked gunmen emerged from a group of several dozen motorcycle-mounted government loyalists who were attempting to dismantle a barricade in La Isabelica, a working-class district of Valencia that has been a center of unrest since nationwide protests broke out last month.
BAUCHI, Nigeria - President Goodluck Jonathan blamed governors in Nigeria's northeastern states for the country's Islamic uprising, saying their failure to provide social services created the climate for the insurgency that has killed more than 1,000 people so far this year.
BADROUSIEH, Syria - When hundreds of residents of the postcard-pretty coastal Syrian village of Kassab fled this week, it bore historic weight: it was the third time since 1900 that ethnic Armenians there felt compelled to run for their lives.
MANILA, Philippines - The Philippine government signed a peace accord with the country's largest Muslim rebel group on Thursday, the culmination of years of negotiations and a significant political achievement for President Benigno Aquino III.
KUWAIT CITY - An Arab summit that ended Wednesday exposed cracks in what was once solid Arab support for Syrian rebels, with Saudi Arabia and Qatar divided over which factions to back and Syria's neighbors increasingly expressing fatigue with the flood of refugees from the country's civil war.
CAIRO - Egypt's judiciary is rife with judges who are sharp opponents of Islamists, and they are operating amid a media frenzy demanding swift and harsh verdicts against the Muslim Brotherhood.
ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine - The disheveled men barricading the muddy lane leading into a military facility in this eastern Ukraine town say they are making a stand to defend the region's Russian-speaking majority.
GOSHEN, Indiana - For weeks, Solomia Soroka focused on events in her former homeland, Ukraine, where a revolution suddenly turned into an invasion by Russia.