Renata Brito and Peter Prengaman, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 6:01pm
Police said Friday that they have identified and are searching for four of the more than 30 men suspected in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, a case that has rocked Latin America's largest nation and highlighted its endemic problem of violence against women.
Debora Rey and Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 5:50pm
Argentina's last dictator and 14 other former military officials were sentenced Friday to prison for human rights crimes committed during the Operation Condor conspiracy to hunt down dissidents across South America and beyond.
Michael Astor, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 3:50pm
Deliberate interference, most notably by the Syrian government, continues to hinder the delivery of humanitarian aid to the more than half million people trapped in besieged areas by the country's nearly four-year-old civil war, a top United Nations Official said Friday.
Ian Deitch, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 1:01pm
A group of more than 200 Israeli military and intelligence officers criticized the government for a lack of action in resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Friday and issued a detailed plan they say can end the impasse.
Gennaro MacEli, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 12:50pm
A Sudanese man who survived the capsizing of a heavily overcrowded smugglers boat off Libya recounted Friday how the vessel tipped over when fellow migrants heard the voice of approaching rescuers and rushed above deck, leaving hundreds of people foundering in the Mediterranean.
Zeina Karam, Associated Press | Posted May 27th - 11:20am
Militants of the Islamic State group on Friday seized a string of villages from Syrian rebels near the Turkish border in rapid advances that forced the evacuation of a hospital and trapped tens of thousands of people amid heavy fighting, Syrian opposition activists and an international medical organization said.