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Ousted Peru leader appears in court to face rebellion charge

Dec. 08, 2022 18:18 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Peru's ousted President Pedro Castillo rose to power 17 months ago as a populist outsider. But he squandered what little popularity he had when he stunned the nation by dissolving Congress in an act of political suicide that recalled some of the darkest days of the nation's...

Peru's president ousted by Congress in political crisis

Dec. 07, 2022 19:40 PM EST

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The president of Peru was ousted by Congress and arrested on a charge of rebellion Wednesday after he sought to dissolve the legislative body and take unilateral control of the government, triggering a grave constitutional crisis. Vice President Dina Boluarte...

Prosecutor's office in Peru says ousted President Castillo detained for investigation of alleged crime of rebellion

Dec. 07, 2022 18:52 PM EST
LIMA, Peru (AP) — Prosecutor's office in Peru says ousted President Castillo detained for investigation of alleged crime of rebellion.

M23 rebels accuse Congo's government of breaking cease-fire

Dec. 07, 2022 13:14 PM EST

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — M23 rebels accused a government coalition in Congo on Wednesday of targeted killings and breaching a cease-fire agreed to last month, jeopardizing prospects for peace in the country's conflict-riddled east. M23 alleges the coalition attacked its positions in...

Final goodbye: Recalling influential people who died in 2022

Dec. 05, 2022 13:17 PM EST

One would have to go back hundreds of years to find a monarch who reigned longer than Queen Elizabeth II. In her 70 years on the throne, she helped modernize the monarchy across decades of enormous social change, royal marriages and births, and family scandals. For most Britons, she...

Congo military accuses M23 rebels of killing 50 civilians

Dec. 01, 2022 16:19 PM EST

BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo's military on Thursday accused the M23 rebels of breaching a cease-fire, saying that they killed at least 50 people in a massacre earlier this week and warning that the army would defend civilians from attacks. The statement comes less than a week after...

Syrian rebels did not know Iraqi militant killed was IS head

Dec. 01, 2022 13:59 PM EST

BEIRUT (AP) — When Syrian rebels attacked a hideout in mid-October in the southern Syrian village of Jassem, they had no idea that a militant commander who was killed in the operation was the leader of the Islamic State group. Syrian opposition activists and state media apparently...

Hong Kong official warns lockdown protests hurt security

Nov. 30, 2022 02:39 AM EST

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's security minister on Wednesday warned that the city's protests against China's anti-virus restrictions were a “rudiment of another color revolution” and urged residents not to participate in activities that might hurt national security. Chris Tang...

US-Iran match mirrored a regional rivalry for many Arab fans

Nov. 29, 2022 18:40 PM EST

BAGHDAD (AP) — The U.S. team’s victory over Iran at the World Cup on Tuesday was closely watched across the Middle East, where the two nations have been engaged in a cold war for over four decades and where many blame one or both for the region’s woes. Critics of Iran say it...

Talks begin on disarmament of rebel groups in eastern Congo

Nov. 28, 2022 09:56 AM EST

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The third round of Congo peace talks facilitated by the East Africa regional bloc opened in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, on Monday with a plan to discuss reforms that will facilitate disarmament of rebel groups. Kenyan President William Ruto and Burundi’s...