Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 06:46
Repeatedly, weapons and other goods meant for a U.S. proxy force in Syria are ending up in the hands of Al Nusra militants, but that it doesn't stop the Obama administration from doubling down on its strategy: The Pentagon has unveiled a new plan to vet and train about 15,000 Syrians rebels — dubbed moderates by U.S. officials — in Turkey, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 06:35
Leftist rebels negotiating a peace agreement with the Colombian government on Wednesday declared a unilateral and indefinite cease-fire in hope of drawing a reciprocal halt by the armed forces, something President Juan Manuel Santos has so far resisted.
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 06:23
Amid a deepening political crisis, international pressure and violent domestic unrest, Haiti’s prime minister announced his resignation Sunday, possibly clearing the way for overdue elections.
Monday, December 8, 2014 - 06:36
Nearly 10 weeks after 43 college students in Mexico were kidnapped by police, forensic experts have identified a bone found among remains in a trash dump as belonging to one of the missing men, the school and federal officials said Saturday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 07:03
Colombia’s defense minister headed to a remote northwestern state Monday to direct search and rescue operations for an army general whose kidnapping over the weekend by suspected rebels prompted the government to suspend peace talks with the insurgent group.
Monday, November 10, 2014 - 05:46
Dozens of schoolboys were killed Monday in a suicide bomb attack on a high school in the town of Potiskum in Nigeria’s Yobe state, Nigerian police confirmed Monday.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 06:25
Authorities said Monday that they had arrested 22 police agents in the weekend killings of six students and others in the troubled state of Guerrero, one of several incidents that also left 25 people injured and more than 50 presumed missing.
Monday, September 22, 2014 - 08:37
Shortly after the Mexican army killed 22 people in what it described as a fierce gun battle with an armed gang, the governor of the state where the incident occurred praised the military for its actions.
Monday, September 8, 2014 - 06:32
For all of Russian President Vladimir Putin's complaints in recent years about the West's threat to Russian security, NATO had been paying little attention to its former Cold War foe. The conflict in Ukraine has changed all that.
Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 07:29
'Operacion Coyote' has resulted in 192 arrests and the seizure of $625,000 in U.S. bank holdings, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced.