- Venezuelan leader says Colombia plotting his assassination Updated: Aug-31-15 7:44 pm
BOGOTA, Colombia - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused Colombia's government of giving its consent to a plan to assassinate him as both countries try to rally regional support in a border dispute exacerbating tensions between the two neighbors.
- Dr. James 'Red' Duke, once-familiar TV doctor, dead at 86 Updated: Aug-25-15 10:16 pm
HOUSTON - Dr. James "Red" Duke, a trauma surgeon who attended to Texas Gov. John Connally on the day of the Kennedy assassination before going on to become a familiar television doctor, died in Houston on Tuesday at age 86.
- African Union: Burundi at risk of sliding further into chaos Updated: Aug-16-15 11:45 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - Burundi's recent violence shows the country is at risk of sliding into chaos with catastrophic results for the Central African nation and surrounding countries, the African Union's top official said Sunday.
- Burundi: Ex-army chief killed, 2nd military leader targeted Updated: Aug-15-15 1:41 pm
BUJUMBURA, Burundi - A former army chief was killed Saturday, a Burundi official said, the second military official to be assassinated this month in violence linked to the country's political unrest over President Pierre Nkurunziza's re-election to a third term.