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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.
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.
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.
Richard Holbrooke, the Obama administration's special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, has been hospitalized after falling ill at the State Department.
WikiLeaks' payment processor said Thursday that it was preparing to sue credit card companies Visa and MasterCard over their refusal to process donations to the secret-spilling website.
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.
Zimbabwean strongman Robert Mugabe will "cling to power" for as long as possible, and a popular revolt against him would result in a bloodbath, according to a former U.S. ambassador to the southern African nation that Mr. Mugabe has ruined through disastrous economic and racial policies since 1980.