- Central African Republic elections delayed by fresh violence Updated: Oct-01-15 8:29 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Fresh violence in Central African Republic has forced the delay of Oct. 18 elections meant to put the troubled country on firmer political ground, officials said Thursday, but they expect the vote will take place by the end of this year.
- Burkina Faso coup leader in Vatican Embassy Updated: Sep-30-15 5:48 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - The military general who led the short-lived coup in Burkina Faso has sought refuge at the Vatican Embassy, a day after the army opened fire on his supporters in the presidential guard to force them to disarm, a person who works closely with the clergy said Wednesday.
- Saudi minister: There's a military option to oust Assad Updated: Sep-29-15 11:29 pm
UNITED NATIONS - Saudi Arabia's foreign minister said Tuesday there is a military option in Syria that will end with the removal of President Bashar Assad if the preferred political option does not lead to his departure.
- Burkina Faso government asks public not to attack elite unit Updated: Sep-27-15 7:42 am
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's government has asked citizens to avoid aggression against the presidential guard that staged a coup earlier this month.
- Burkina Faso president back in power 1 week after coup Updated: Sep-23-15 4:56 pm
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - Burkina Faso's interim president triumphantly returned to power Wednesday, a week after his political demise had seemed all but certain following a military coup.
- Australia's new prime minster receives opinion poll boost Updated: Sep-21-15 9:56 pm
CANBERRA, Australia - Australia's new prime minister received a boost from a respected opinion poll on Tuesday, but the fallout lingers from a bitter party battle as the leader he ousted has attacked the credibility of his new treasurer.
- U. of Wyoming to focus on transition to new president Updated: Sep-18-15 1:33 pm
LARAMIE, Wyoming - The University of Wyoming will focus on a smooth transition to a new president in the coming year, President Dick McGinity said.
- Analysis: Russia gambles in Syria, ramping up involvement Updated: Sep-14-15 3:52 pm
BEIRUT - In ramping up its military involvement in Syria's civil war, Russia appears to be betting that the West, horrified by the Islamic State group's spread and an escalating migrants crisis, may be willing to quietly tolerate President Bashar Assad for a while, perhaps as part of a transition.
- Guatemala's new president is conservative former top judge Updated: Sep-03-15 7:31 pm
GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemala's new president had only just occupied the vice president's chair when he was promoted to the country's top spot following the resignation of outgoing President Otto Perez Molina amid a corruption scandal.