Christopher Sherman, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 8:34am
The lower house of Mexico's Congress has passed a measure creating a National Guard, though it was quickly criticized by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for weakening controversial proposals to give the military a greater formal role in policing.
Cesar Garcia, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 8:22am
At least nine people were killed and dozens more injured in a car bombing at a police academy in Colombia's capital on Thursday, recalling the high-profile attacks associated with bloodiest chapters of the country's drug-fueled guerrilla conlfict.
An Indian court sentenced a popular and flamboyant spiritual guru and three followers to life in prison on Thursday in the murder 16 years ago of a journalist who published a letter about the guru's alleged sexual exploitation of women.
Lebanon's army intelligence have detained a man on suspicion that he crossed into Lebanon from Israel, a military official said Thursday. The country's state news agency said the detainee is a U.S. citizen.
A major grouping of African states backed off a demand for a recount in Congo's disputed presidential election on Thursday, instead urging the international community to respect the country's sovereignty as its constitutional court is poised to rule on a challenge to the results.
Spanish rescuers on the fourth day of a frantic race to reach a 2-year-old boy trapped in a borehole clung to hope of finding the toddler alive despite massive setbacks in getting to the bottom of the deep and narrow cavity.