One by one, the Mexican government is taking down the country's most notorious drug cartel capos, leaving very few recognizable names on the most wanted list.
Divided into rival armed factions, plagued by drug trafficking and at the mercy of jihadism, northern Mali will only find peace through reconciliation among its warring tribes, experts say.
Since Hugo Chavez died two years ago, Venezuela's economy has tanked and the government has lurched toward more repressive tactics, triggering nostalgia among the late leftist firebrand's supporters and even his opponents.
An alarming number of Turks from students to celebrities are facing criminal charges over draconian laws prohibiting insult or disrespect to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, fueling criticism that they are aimed at stifling dissent.
The family of Ruben Garcia Villalpando, one of three Mexicans killed by U.S. police in separate shootings, prays for justice in front of his picture on an altar in their home.
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Strapped for cash and under pressure to deliver on reforms, Greece's new radical government has ruffled feathers in Brussels by not respecting the diplomatic niceties of the negotiating table.
Government forces in Ukraine and the pro-Russian separatists they have been battling for 10 months insist they are withdrawing heavy weapons from the frontline, as called for by a February ceasefire deal.
The chain-link fences, topped with coils of barbed wire, rise and fall like a serpent's back across the desert scrubland between Saudi Arabia and the jihadist threat across the Iraqi border.
U.S. President Barack Obama faces a tough political and legal battle to drive through an amnesty for five million illegal immigrants, but uncertainty may prove as big a hurdle as Congress or the courts.
Communist Cuba's revolution has held sway for so long — 56 years — that those who remember no other system are nearing retirement age with a mixture of fond memories, and just a few regrets.