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ALCOZACAN, Mexico (Reuters) - Holding balloons and homemade signs, children paraded the streets of a Mexican village, chanting slogans and calling for peace in a region where drug gangs wield deadly force.
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Leaders from the now-demobilized FARC rebels on Friday accepted responsibility for tens of thousands of kidnappings during their group's part in Colombia's long internal conflict.
KOTA KINABALU: Sabah’s dusk-to-dawn sea curfew, which was scheduled to end on Friday (April 30), has been extended for two weeks until May 15.
ABUJA (Reuters) - The United States should consider moving its military headquarters overseeing Africa to the continent, from Germany, to better tackle growing armed violence in the region, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Tuesday.
KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigerian criminals have killed two more student captives abducted from a northern university last week, said a state official on Monday, bringing the total number of executed hostages to five.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - A wave of kidnappings is sweeping Haiti. But even in a country growing inured to horrific abductions, the case of five-year-old Olslina Janneus sparked outrage.
This frontpage on Nov 6,2014, with its catchy headline, featured an exclusive report about Malaysian police launching a massive hunt for Royal Sulu Force militants who were then believed to be in Sabah.
A suspected Egyptian terrorist and two Filipino Islamist militants were killed in a firefight with government troops in the southern Philippines, the military said on Saturday.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Five priests and two nuns were kidnapped in Haiti on Sunday, a Catholic priest said, with two French citizens among the hostages in the Caribbean nation increasingly riven by kidnappings and violent crime.