Rodolfo Illanes had gone to talk to protesters on Thursday in Panduro, around 160 kilometres from La Paz, but was intercepted and kidnapped by the miners.
Nearly three years since the Maidan revolution, Ukraine’s economic collapse, rampant corruption and the behind-the-scenes oligarchical rule remain unchanged. The revolution’s main goal – to integrate with the West – still seems a distant prospect.
The mine that produced the uranium that made the Hiroshima bomb has since been closed. But its troubling legacy continues to haunt the Democratic Republic of Congo and the local community.
State department lawyers expect to make the nearly 15,000 emails – recently recovered by the FBI – public in batches starting three weeks before election.
While Justin Trudeau’s popularity remains sky-high 10 months after being elected to a shock majority government, his inexperienced cabinet is under scrutiny for questionable expense claims and charges of entitlement.
The 6.2 magnitude quake struck a cluster of mountain communities 140 km east of Rome early on Wednesday, destroying hundreds of homes.
“The Chinese Communist Party is making use of Hong Kong’s Ta Kung Pao, their minion, to gather intelligence on us,” said activist Ray Wong.
Security forces killed two suspected militants to end the attack on the compound, which began on Wednesday evening with a large explosion followed by gunfire.
Illiberal populists all over the world are benefiting from three simultaneous backlashes.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the operation was targeting both ISIS and the Kurdish YPG militia, whose gains in northern Syria have alarmed Turkey
The historic accord foresees the demobilisation of FARC, whose cocaine-funded rebels fought the government in a war that killed at least 220,000 people.
As the Olympic games draw to a close, another set of games will begin: military exercises between the US and South Korea to prepare for a possible armed conflict with North Korea.
Students are still stuck inside the university, awaiting help.
The US Geological Survey measured the quake at 6.2 magnitude while Italy’s earthquake institute INGV registered it at 6.0.
President Mahama ordered them freed after they expressed remorse in a direct appeal, said a government statement. The men had also apologised in court.
One person was killed and 30 wounded when two bombs exploded late on Tuesday in Pattani, less than two weeks after the seven provinces attacks.
In his book, Everything for France, Sarkozy courts National Front voters with a promise to limit the right to French nationality of children born to immigrants.
As literary festivals around the world become contested spaces, a Bhutanese writes about how the annual festival in Bhutan – Mountain Echoes – has become a site of learning, inspiration and deeper democratisation in the country.
A move by Donald Trump to modify his stance on immigration could help him attract more support among moderate voters in his uphill drive to win the November 8 election.
Australia, a staunch US ally, has been on heightened alert for attacks by home-grown Islamist radicals since 2014 and authorities say they have thwarted a number of plots.
Turkey and US hope that by sweeping ISIS from the border, they can deprive it of a smuggling route which long saw its coffers boosted by illicit trade.
The launch came on the same day that the foreign ministers of China, Japan and South Korea were scheduled to meet in Tokyo.
“From an imaging standpoint, the abnormalities in the brain are very severe when compared to other congenital infections,” said study co-author Dr. Deborah Levine of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and a radiology professor at Harvard Medical School.
The anti-elite sentiments of both Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders’ supporters may upend the Pareto principle, but can they succeed?
A moral philosopher considers whether you should vote out of fear.
Even before parliament votes to approve the cabinet, 54 parliamentarians from PM Chahed’s own Nidaa Tounes party have threatened to quit.
Sarkozy says he will join more than a dozen contenders vying for the party ticket in primaries, where former PM Alain Juppe will be his strongest rival.
Iran, which has long been friendly with Cuba, is keen to improve foreign commerce after the removal of international sanctions against the Islamic republic.
ISIS and other militants are now increasingly using child bombers, perhaps to build ranks, preserve adult fighters or catch security forces off guard.
Philippines’ national police chief warned that these personnel will be removed and charged in court if found guilty.
The burkha is easily read as a sign of religious conservatism rather than an expression of patriarchy. And patriarchy, whether in Islamic or Western societies, finds expression in all sorts of ugly cultural practices.
Israel agreed to pay out $20 million to the bereaved and wounded from the May 2010 raid, in return for Turkey dropping outstanding legal claims.
When Crimea was controlled by Ukraine, goods and services were affordable. But after Kiev blocked freight supplies last year prices soared.
It is the highest number of militants executed in one day by the Iraqi government since ISIS fighters took control of parts of northern and western Iraq in 2014.
Opponents of Chile’s private pension system say it forces workers to give their earnings to for-profit funds that do not ensure a dignified old age for all Chileans.
The North calls the exercises preparations for invasion, and threatened a pre-emptive nuclear strike. North Korea frequently makes such threats.
The new guidelines, released by the party’s central committee and the cabinet, say party committees must be set up to ensure ‘effective cover’ in all NGOs.
The blast, which killed at least 51 people, went off after the traditional henna night party, when guests have their hands and feet painted.
His new campaign manager, Kellyanne Conway recently said that Trump was committed to a ‘fair and humane’ approach to those living in the country illegally.
The opposition wants Kabila to step down in December as mandated by the constitution but authorities say the vote cannot be held until next July.