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The U.S. confirmed on Friday that American troops are holding a senior Pakistani Taliban commander, a blow to the Pakistani Taliban who have waged a decade-long insurgency against Islamabad and were responsible for the failed 2010 attempt to detonate a bomb in New York's Times Square.
When the world last heard from Honduras in 2009, the country had sparked a regional crisis after deposing its president, Manuel Zelaya, for his repeated illegal attempts to rewrite the Honduran Constitution as his amigo, the now-deceased autocrat Hugo Chavez, had done in Venezuela. Despite the fact that the Law Library of the U.S. Congress later found the process to be constitutional, the Obama administration joined Chavez and other radical regimes in branding Mr. Zelaya's removal a "military coup" and unleashed punitive sanctions on one of the region's poorest countries.
A spokesman for Egypt’s foreign ministry adopted a defiant tone on Wednesday in response to the United States’ announced suspension of some aid, calling the decision a mistake and issuing a scathing vow that the country would nonetheless continue its quest for democracy.
The Obama administration said Thursday that the election of Azerbaijan's President Ilham Aliyev to an an unprecedented third term fell short of international standards.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Tuesday appointed Paul M. Lewis as special envoy for Guantanamo Bay closure, reflecting the Pentagon's commitment to President Obama's pledge to close the military detention facility in Cuba.
Clandestine U.S. military raids on terrorist targets in North Africa suggest the Obama administration is eager to send a message to an emerging generation of al Qaeda fighters: It does not matter where on the globe you are hiding, the U.S. is tracking you and willing to exert stealth military muscle — not just drones — to take you down.
Eight people were killed in Tennessee Wednesday afternoon, after a church bus blew a tire, veered across a highway median and crashed into two other vehicles, authorities said.
Expulsion of U.S. and Venezuelan embassy officials is a game of diplomatic roulette that started under Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chavez.
Two senators warned Iraq on Thursday that it could face a sharp cut in aid if it continues to fail to protect unarmed Iranian dissidents after a deadly attack on a refugee camp north of Baghdad last month.