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Associated PressENUGU, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military said Tuesday that the West African nation would release some of the prisoners it has taken in the country's fight against Islamic extremists — including all the women now held in custody. The...
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) — Myanmar President Thein Sein's historic White House visit next week is the culmination of U.S. outreach to a former pariah regime. That's been based on a principle of taking "action for action" by deepening ties in response to...
ReutersADEN, Yemen (Reuters) - Yemeni tribesmen released three kidnapped employees of the International Committee of the Red Cross, the humanitarian agency and a Yemeni security source said on Thursday. The men - a Swiss, a Kenyan and a Yemeni national - were...
My cousin, Ramez, was dead before the echoes of the gunshot that killed him stopped ringing. His 4-year-old daughter, Zeynab, watched him fall on a narrow street in Damascus, but she never heard the shot because she is deaf. She held onto his lifeless...
Tags: United Nations, Iran, Lebanon, Bashar Assad, Saudi Arabia
Reuters* Red Cross halted prison visits in Cuba in 1989 * Cuba denies allegations of arbitrary detention, torture * Call for access among 293 recommendations at rights forum By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 3 (Reuters) - Cuba said on Friday it would consider...
Tags: Civil Rights, Cuba, Havana (Cuba), Justice and Rights, Prisons
Reuters* Dissident among 19 Cubans allowed to leave so far * Says Havana controls media * Britain, Spain and U.S. call for freedom of association By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 1 (Reuters) - The Castro government's easing of foreign travel restrictions...
Tags: Civil Rights, Cuba, Justice and Rights, Politics, Human Rights
BEIRUT - Syrian President Bashar Assad predicted a global catas- trophe should the West invade his country, and representatives of Syria's notoriously divided opposition struggled Thursday to form a united government-in-exile against Assad's beleaguered...
World NowThe Red Cross lamented Thursday that the deepening crisis in Syria has barred it from helping many of those in need, even as it steps up its efforts. “We can’t cope with the worsening of the situation,” International Committee of the Red...
Framework“reFramed” is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson. twitter@photospice Alessio Romanzi was born in Colle Sant'Angelo, a small...
World NowThe departing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan warned Monday that the country's civilians live in more peril today than when started his job seven years earlier....
BEIRUT (AP) -- Two booby-trapped vehicles exploded within hours of each other Friday in Syria's once-impregnable capital of Damascus, killing at least five police officers as rebels increasingly target President Bashar Assad's seat of power. With the...
CNNWASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday. The secret order, referred to as an intelligence...
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