An estimated 19,000 child soldiers are in South Sudan, one of the highest rates in the world, according to the United Nations. As the country emerges from civil war, some worry the fighting could re-ignite if former child soldiers aren't properly reintegrated into society.
Germany's defense minister proposed Tuesday the establishment of an internationally controlled security zone in Syria, hours before a five-day cease-fire between Turkish troops and Syrian Kurdish fighters was set to expire in the war-torn country.
The latest breakdown in talks with Ethiopia over its construction of a massive upstream Nile dam has left Egypt with dwindling options as it seeks to protect the main source of freshwater for its growing population.
Conservative opposition leader Andrew Scheer says his party is Canada's government in waiting despite losing the election to Justin Trudeau's Liberals. Scheer says when Trudeau first won in 2015 he looked unstoppable, but he says Conservatives have now put Trudeau on notice. Trudeau lost the majority but delivering unexpectedly strong results despite a series of scandals. He's expected to need New Democrat support at times to pass legislation.
Paola Flores and Carlos Valdez, Associated Press | PostedOct 21st - 10:19pm
Rioting broke out in parts of Bolivia among opponents of President Evo Morales after electoral authorities announced that a resumed vote count put the leader close to avoiding a runoff in his bid for a fourth term.
Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press | PostedOct 21st - 9:44pm
South Korea police have formally arrested four anti-American students who broke into the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul last week while protesting the Trump administration's demands for the country to pay more to help cover the costs of keeping U.S. troops there.
Hundreds of people are expected to attend a memorial service Tuesday or pay their respects in other ways to American prosecutor Rachelle Bergeron, who was shot and killed last week on the Pacific nation of Micronesia after returning home from a run with her dog.