Questions have been asked regarding why Ukraine is spending so much money for lobbying firms in Washington.
Rebel commitments to a peace deal secured in January in Gabon bodes well for the Central African Republic, an International Crisis Group director said.
Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is scheduled for an initial hearing before judges at The Hague, the International Criminal Court said.
A call by the separatist Kurdistan Workers' Party to end its violent campaign in Turkey is a change for the better, top European diplomats said.
The conviction of a Hezbollah courier in a Cyprus sends a strong message that the group can't hide from justice, the U.S. State Department spokeswoman said.
The U.S. government expects its Rwanda counterparts will transfer rebel leader Bosco Ntagadnda to the ICC, the State Department spokeswoman said.
Syrian government and rebel forces traded allegations the other side used chemical weapons in an attack in Aleppo Tuesday, killing at least 25 people.
International rights groups and world leaders alike said Tuesday they welcomed the surrender in Rwanda of Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda.
Members of the rebel Seleka alliance the forces loyal to the Central African Republic's government are called on to end their fighting, a U.S. spokeswoman said.
Washington, worried about growing unrest in war-torn Central African Republic, is calling on all sides to carry out a cease-fire, the State Department said.