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Rights groups urge release of more Nicaragua prisoners

MANAGUA (Reuters) – Human rights advocates on Friday urged Nicaragua’s President Daniel Ortega to free 566 people still in custody…

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U.S. calls on allies to repatriate Islamic State prisoners from Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department called on countries to take in and prosecute hundreds of foreign fighters captured…

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Venezuela’s Maduro proposes earlier elections for National Assembly

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro attends a rally in support of the government and to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the…

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Sudan PM says protesters’ economic demands are legitimate

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudan’s prime minister on Saturday appeared to soften the official stance on more than a month of…

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Venezuelan general defects as anti-Maduro rallies draw huge crowds

CARACAS (Reuters) – A high-ranking Venezuelan general called on the armed forces to rebel against President Nicolas Maduro and to…

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Turkey arrests suspect in 2015 U.S. consulate shooting: Anadolu

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish security forces on Saturday arrested a suspect in an armed attack on the U.S. consulate in…

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Venezuelan general urges military to disavow Maduro as opposition stages rallies

CARACAS (Reuters) – An active Venezuelan general called on the armed forces to rebel against President Nicolas Maduro and to…

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Sudanese teacher dies in detention after protests, family members say

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – A Sudanese school teacher died in detention after being arrested in connection with protests in the east…

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Suicide car bomb explosion in Somalia leaves casualties: police

MOGADISHU (Reuters) – A suicide car bomb exploded outside a military base for Ethiopian soldiers in southern Somalia on Saturday,…

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French ‘yellow vests’ march through Paris denouncing police violence

PARIS (Reuters) – Several thousand “yellow vest” protesters marched through Paris and other French cities on Saturday on the 12th…