Amnesty: 'Horrific' violence in Cameroon Anglophone regions

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Citing a graphic video of a beheaded security officer, Amnesty International notes a "horrific escalation of violence" in Cameroon's English-speaking areas ahead of next month's ...

Costa Rica shaken by rare and unruly unrest, labor strike

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Costa Rica has been rocked by the kind of protests rarely seen in the country in comparison with its more tumultuous Central American neighbors. Demonstra...

Dallas police respond to shooting with proactive approach

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas police swiftly admitted that a white officer who shot a black man in his own apartment last week had made a mistake. They expressed contrition, turned the case over to independent...

Months of deadly unrest devastate Nicaragua's economy

LEON, Nicaragua (AP) — Two days after protests began in Nicaragua in April, a foreign auto components company was meeting at a hotel in the city of Leon when smoke from a burning university building j...

Dallas leaders' proactive stance tamps down shooting protest

DALLAS (AP) — Dallas leaders swiftly admitted that a white officer who shot a black man in his own apartment last week had made a mistake. They expressed contrition, launched an independent investigat...

Iran relocates consulate in Iraq's Basra following unrest

BASRA, Iraq (AP) — Iran's ambassador to Iraq says his country is relocating its consulate in Basra, after demonstrators burned down the old one four days ago. Protests in the oil-ric...

Report: Chinese building projects narrowing economic gaps

BEIJING (AP) — A wave of Chinese-financed railways and other trade links in Africa and Asia that have prompted worries about debt and Beijing's ambitions is reducing politically dangerous inequality b...

Iraqi city of Basra seethes over water crisis, unemployment

BASRA, Iraq (AP) — The brackish water pouring from the taps of homes in Basra has caused stomach ailments and skin rashes for thousands in the southern Iraqi city once famous for its network of freshw...

Poland charged over racism at Nations League game

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Poland with fan racism in a Nations League game, while the Czech Republic and Ukraine face charges for crowd unrest. These are the first dis...

Argentines seek soup kitchens, barter markets amid crisis

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Men wait outside the metal-grill door of a soup kitchen in a slum, hoping to get a small serving of beef and mashed potatoes. At a barter market on the capital's outskir...

The Latest: Shiite militias vow response to Basra protests

BASRA, Iraq (AP) — The Latest on the unrest in Iraq (all times local): 4:45 p.m. The local military commander of an alliance of powerful Shiite militias is vowing t...

Women protest abuses in Cameroon Anglophone separatist fight

BAMENDA, Cameroon (AP) — Hundreds of women have gathered for an angry protest in Cameroon against abuses committed in months of fighting between the government and Anglophone separatists. ...

Teacher strikes, unrest hit West Coast as unions flex muscle

SEATTLE (AP) — Fights over teacher salaries and working conditions are escalating along the West Coast, emboldened in part by the momentum from widespread teacher strikes in more conservative states. ...

Egypt says village found in Nile Delta predated pharaohs

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt says archeologists have unearthed one of the oldest villages ever found in the Nile Delta, with remains dating back to before the pharaohs. The Antiquities Ministr...

Mayor of German city seeks to reassure foreign students

CHEMNITZ, Germany (AP) — The mayor of Chemnitz is trying to reassure foreign visitors, students and investors that the eastern German city is safe, despite violent far-right protests earlier this week...