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Spaniard, 90, finally finds her father, killed by Franco's forces 77 years ago

Wrapped in a fur coat against the biting wind, Ascension Mendieta steadies herself on the dirt-caked arm of an archaeologist. He guides her along a stone wall pockmarked by bullets, shuffling gingerly over gravel and frost, past chest-high piles of earth on the edge of a cemetery.<p>She slips beyond a …

War

Haiti's troubled succession of leaders: 'They don't really want to work for the Haitian people'

Haiti had been without a president for a week when on Sunday a collection of politicians and business leaders chose an interim leader to fill the void.<p>The appointment stalled a deepening political crisis in the nation of 10 million — at least for now.<p>Not that presidents have always been so great …

Talks with Taliban a 'waste of time,' says critic of Afghanistan's president

As military and political setbacks mount, Afghanistan's embattled president, Ashraf Ghani, has insisted the time is right to seek direct peace talks with resurgent Taliban militants.<p>Now an influential figure in Ghani's government has blasted the peace strategy as a "waste of time" given the …

Afghanistan

U.S. airstrike destroys Islamic State training camp in Libya

Two U.S. F-15 fighter jets carried out an airstrike in northwestern Libya early Friday that destroyed what the Pentagon described as a Islamic State training camp for several dozen foreign fighters and a senior terrorist operative, U.S. officials said.<p>"We obliterated the camp," said a U.S. official …

Cease-fire in Syria? The warring parties aren't even talking

The tortured effort to bring about peace talks in the Syrian civil war suffered yet another setback Friday when a session scheduled for next week was delayed indefinitely.<p>Friday was also supposed to be the deadline for the start of a "cessation of hostilities" negotiated by the United States and …

Middle East