Nicaraguan opposition leader Félix Maradiaga says after returning from 14 months in exile that he will not leave again, even though he believes President Daniel Ortega has imposed what he calls a "peace of the graveyard."
The U.N. Security Council is facing rival resolutions calling for a cease-fire in Syria's last rebel stronghold in Idlib, "to avoid a further deterioration of the already catastrophic humanitarian situation."
Mexico City prosecutors say a woman and a 14 year old boy are among four people under arrest for allegedly shooting at a house in a gritty downtown neighborhood, killing four men and wounding three women and a 7-year-old girl.
Algeria's army chief has ordered members of the military to arrest people heading into the capital for weekly pro-democracy demonstrations — and to seize their vehicles — claiming that some come with "malicious intentions."
German authorities say a mother and daughter are under investigation for attempted murder after setting off an explosion at their home near Muenster when police and a court officer showed up to evict them.