The once-elusive Julian Assange was freed on bail Thursday, releasing the WikiLeaks founder to continue his work as Sweden pushes its case for extradition and the United States considers its own criminal charges over his website's release of secret information.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was freed on bail Thursday, allowing Mr. Assange to continue his work as Sweden pushes its case for extradition and the United States considers its own criminal charges over his website's release of secret information.
Eighteen members of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in Washington on terrorism and weapons charges in connection with the taking of three U.S. citizens as hostages in Colombia.
Richard A. Holbrooke, a brilliant and feisty U.S. diplomat who wrote part of the Pentagon Papers, was the architect of the 1995 Bosnia peace plan and served as President Obama's special envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan, died Monday, an administration official said. He was 69.
Veteran diplomat Richard Holbrooke, who is a special envoy on the Afghanistan war, was in critical condition after surgery to fix a tear in the large artery that moves blood from the heart.
Two drug smuggling bosses aligned with the United Self-Defense Forces of Colombia, or AUC, have been found guilty in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., of conspiring to import tons of cocaine into the United States, Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer said Friday. The AUC is a Colombian paramilitary group designated by the State Department as a foreign terrorist organization.
The Obama administration sought a new strategy for salvaging the U.S.-led Middle East peace talks Friday, less than a week after dropping an effort to persuade Israel to impose a temporary freeze on some settlement activity.
Richard Holbrooke, the Obama administration's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been hospitalized after falling ill at the State Department.
Skirmishes raged across in cyberspace Thursday between WikiLeaks supporters and the companies they accuse of trying to stifle the group, with websites on both sides of the battle line choked off by attacks.