BANGUI, Central African Republic — France and the African Union on Saturday announced plans to deploy several thousand more troops into embattled Central African Republic. Thousands of Christians fearing reprisal attacks sought refuge from the Muslim former rebels who now control the country after days of violence …
CAIRO — Egyptian authorities released Saturday two dozen Islamist women and girls convicted for staging a street protest after an appeals court reduced their harsh penalties, including prison terms of 11 years, to suspended sentences.
SAN FRANCISCO — A tired but smiling 85-year-old U.S. veteran detained in North Korea for several weeks returned home Saturday to applause from supporters, yellow ribbons tied to pillars outside his home and the warm embrace of his family.
RAMALLAH, West Bank — Relatives say Israeli soldiers shot dead a 15-year-old Palestinian boy in the West Bank on Saturday.
WASHINGTON — Concerned about an oncoming wave of fragile older drivers, the federal government is working to beef up its safety programs aimed at seniors behind the wheel.