The Indian military says soldiers have killed at least four suspected militants in a gunbattle after they crossed into the Indian-controlled part of Kashmir from the Pakistani side of the disputed territory.
Newly declassified State Department cables show that when Alvaro Uribe was making his rise to Colombia's presidency in the 1990s, U.S. officials were frequently told he had ties to the nation's then-powerful drug cartels.
The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee has met with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro less than a week after the embattled socialist leader was re-elected in a vote the U.S. condemned.
Australian farmer Angelo Russo pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of David Calandro, who had run over Russo's dog. Prosecutors alleged that Russo had intentionally killed Calandro. Russo said he slipped on an eggplant.
A man wanted in connection with the 2014 shootdown of a Malaysian passenger airline over eastern Ukraine was a high-level Russian military intelligence officer, an investigation by a team of reporting outlets including McClatchy finds.