Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedOct 19th - 3:03pm
The United Nations asked the government of Sri Lanka on Friday to immediately repatriate the commander of its 200-strong contingent assigned to the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali following a review of his human rights background.
Venezuela's chief prosecutor said he is investigating police officers who failed to keep safe an opposition politician who plunged from the 10th floor of a high-security building, even as he rejected calls for an independent probe into the suspicious death.
Some 3,000 Central American migrants prepared to cross into Mexico from Guatemala on Friday with hopes of eventually arriving to the United States. Busloads of Mexican federal police were gathering in Ciudad Hidalgo and a Mexican military helicopter flew along the river in anticipation.
The United Nations has asked the government of Sri Lanka to immediately repatriate the commander of the country's 200-person contingent in the U.N. peacekeeping force in Mali following a review of his human rights background.
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah has called on Saudi Arabia to make a "courageous" decision and end the fighting in Yemen, saying the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey has tarnished the kingdom's image to an unprecedented degree.
Bram Janssen, Suzan Fraser and Karl Ritter, Associated Press | PostedOct 19th - 8:00am
Investigators on Friday questioned staff from the Saudi Consulate about the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and explored whether his remains could have been dumped outside Istanbul after his suspected killing, Turkish media and a security official said.