President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner praised the Libertad frigate release during the Armed Forces graduation ceremony, and blasted those who called for the payment to the vulture funds to get the ship back, stating the need of "not being lured by the call of sirens."
French troops have taken control of the airport in the northern Malian town of Kidal, the last rebel stronghold in the north, the French army and a local official told reporters today.
Egypt's president has given the army temporary power to arrest civilians during a constitutional referendum he is determined to push through despite protests accusing him of a power grab.
Egypt's army chief called for talks on national unity to end the country's mounting political crisis after a vital loan from the IMF was delayed and thousands of pro- and anti-government demonstrators took to the streets.
Supporters of President Mohamed Mursi and his opponents hurled rocks at each other in Egypt's second city on the eve of a final vote on a new constitution shaped by Islamists.
Libya's army has given militias and armed groups 48 hours to evacuate military compounds, state property and properties of members of the former regime in Tripoli and surrounding areas, the official LANA news agency said.
Turkey's prime minister said his country did not want war but warned Syria not to make a "fatal mistake" by testing its resolve, and its army retaliated for a third day running after more mortar rounds from Syria landed on its soil.
A Pakistani schoolgirl fighting for her life after being shot by the Taliban for campaigning for education rights was transferred from a hospital in a province that is a militant haven to a specialist hospital in the army garrison town of Rawalpindi.
Syria's conflict spilled further into Lebanon today when mortar fire from President Bashar al-Assad's forces hit villages in the north, killing five people after rebels crossed the border to seek refuge, residents said.
At least 11 people were killed in fierce fighting that broke out in a Damascus suburb today when Syrian forces mounted an armoured attack to try and regain the area from rebels, opposition activists said.
The United Nations said it had started airdrops to deliver emergency food to a camp in South Sudan packed with people fleeing fighting on the Sudan side of the joint border.
An avalanche slammed into a Pakistani military camp near the mountainous border with rival India early on Saturday, burying more than 100 soldiers, the army said, adding that casualties were expected.
Gunmen in inflatable dinghies killed several security officials in an attack on a military unit on Syria's Mediterranean coast, state media said on Saturday, the first seaborne assault reported during the revolt against President Bashar al-Assad.
Eleven people were killed in Cairo, medics said, when armed men attacked protesters demanding an end to army rule, prompting several candidates to suspend presidential campaigns and heightening doubts on the transition to democracy.
Egyptian activists have called a mass rally in Cairo against the army's handling of protests that killed 17 people and drew international criticism of the ruling generals.
A man arrested on New Years Eve at a Texas airport with explosives is an Army-trained demolitions expert and member of the elite Green Berets who served in Afghanistan, US military officials said.
A US Army sergeant was formally charged with 17 counts of murder for killing eight adults and nine children in a pre-dawn shooting rampage in southern Afghanistan that further eroded US-Afghan relations already frayed by a decade of war.
Protesters demanding an end to army rule in Egypt sought to build on momentum from a mass protest, bedding down in Cairo's Tahrir Square for a ninth day just two days before the first free parliamentary polls in living memory.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani ruled out "business as usual" with the United States after a NATO attack killed 24 Pakistani soldiers, and the army threatened to drastically curtail cooperation with Washington on Afghanistan.
Four survivors of the surprise Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor were honored aboard the USS Yorktown in Charleston Harbor, the 70th anniversary of the battle that brought the United States into World War Two.
Cairo police fought protesters demanding an end to army rule for a third day and the death toll rose to at least 33, with many victims shot, in the worst violence since the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak.
Egyptians frustrated with military rule battled police in the streets again as the generals scrambled to cope with the cabinet's proffered resignation after bloodshed that has jolted plans for Egypt's first free election in decades.
Rocks, teargas, firebombs and gunfire made darkened streets in central Cairo a battle zone as hard-core protesters demanding an immediate end to army rule fought riot police around government buildings close to Tahrir Square.
At least 31 people were killed in a clash between south Sudan's army and rebel militia fighters, the army said, the latest violence to unsettle the region ahead of its independence in July.
Tanks pounded a Syrian town that has become a refuge for army deserters for a second day, residents said, in the first major battle with defecting soldiers since a six-month-old revolt against President Bashar al-Assad began.
Britain denied a newspaper report that it was considering making deeper cuts to its army than previously announced and soldiers wounded in Afghanistan would not be exempt from losing their jobs.
Soldiers backing Alassane Ouattara met stiff resistance from incumbent Laurent Gbagbo's fighters in Ivory Coast's main city of Abidjan today as the two sides fought for control of the West African country.
More than 1,000 protesters ignored an army order to leave Cairo's main square, extending into a third day their calls for a quick move to civilian rule and a deeper purge of corrupt officials
Egypt ordered ousted President Hosni Mubarak detained for 15 days for questioning into accusations he abused power during his 30-year rule, embezzled funds and had protesters killed.
Egypt's army has detained dozens of Egyptians involved in massive protests against the rule of President Hosni Mubarak and abused some of them in custody, a US rights groups and Egyptian activists said.
Egypt's new military rulers dissolved parliament and suspended the constitution but said they would govern only until elections to replace ousted president Hosni Mubarak, possibly in six months.
Colombian troops have freed 19 of more than 20 local oil contractors working for Canadian operator Talisman Energy, who were snatched a day earlier by suspected rebels, the government said yesterday.
Peru's army is preparing one of its largest offensives in two decades against Shining Path rebels, officials said, hoping to quash remnants of the group that embarrassed the government over the weekend.
Shining Path rebels killed three members of Peru's security forces and wounded two others while they were searching for police who disappeared in an earlier ambush, the armed forces said.