Libya’s eastern commander Haftar announces election bid

This image from Libyan television channel Libya Alhadath TV on Nov 16, 2021 shows east Libya strongman Khalifa Haftar announcing his candidacy for the next month's presidential election during a televised speech. (LIBYA ALHADATH TV / AFP) BENGHAZI- Eastern commander Khalifa Haftar will run in Libya's presidential elections due next...

Peru defense minister resigns

Peruvian Defense Minister Walter Ayala arrives to the Congress for the investiture parliamentary session where Chief of Cabinet seeks support of lawmakers on Nov 4, 2021 in Lima, Peru. (PHOTO / BLOOMBERG) Peruvian Defense Minister Walter Ayala resigned amid a scandal over allegations of government interference in the military ....

Spokesman: Zimbabwe army commander died from cancer

HARARE - Zimbabwe’s army commander died early on Thursday after succumbing to cancer, the presidential spokesman said. The army holds an outsized influence in Zimbabwean politics. In November 2017, the army stepped in to oust the late Robert Mugabe and pave way for incumbent President Emmerson Mnangagwa. Lieutenant General Edzayi...