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File photo shows members of the Lesotho military. The military seized control of the tiny African kingdom's police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phones in the early hours Saturday, a government minister saidSoldiers have seized control of police headquarters in the tiny African kingdom, a government minister says.


2014-08-30 03:27:11 -0600

U.N. peacekeepers from the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF, observe Syria's Quneitra province at an observation point on Mount Bental in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, overlooking the border with Syria, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. An armed group detained more than 40 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and over 80 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said. ( AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Syrian rebels holding dozens of Fijian U.N. peacekeepers hostage attacked Filipino troops in the Golan Heights on Saturday, Philippine officials said.


2014-08-30 03:34:56 -0600

A miner is moved on a stretcher after being rescued in an operation to reach a group of miners trapped in a gold mine in the community of El Comal, near Bonanza in northeastern Nicaragua, on August 29, 2014There had been 28 "guiriseros," or informal gold miners, working in the shaft when the mouth of the mine caved.


2014-08-30 03:39:48 -0600