Over 60 women, children freed in Burkina Faso after kidnapping

Burkina Faso army officers patrol near a French armored vehicle parked in Kaya, capital of Burkina Faso's north-central region on Nov 20, 2021. (OLYMPIA DE MAISMONT / AFP) OUAGADOUGOU – Sixty-six women and children kidnapped by armed assailants in northern Burkina Faso last week have been freed, national broadcaster Radiodiffusion Télévision du Burkina (RTP) said […]

Brazil defense minister: Military not directly involved in Brasilia riots

File photo of Brazilian future Defense Minister Jose Mucio. (EVARISTO SA / AFP) BRASILIA – Brazil Minister of Defense Jose Mucio said on Friday that the country's armed forces were not directly involved in the riots by supporters of far-right former President Jair Bolsonaro who stormed government buildings calling for a coup. President Luiz Inacio […]