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  • Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

    Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

    Saturday, August 30 2014 10:00 AM EDT2014-08-30 14:00:10 GMT
    A security guard in the capital of Lesotho says the military has occupied police stations there and are moving to other districts.
    Lesotho's military seized two police stations Saturday as gunfire rang out in the capital of the mountainous kingdom. The country's prime minister said the actions amounted to a coup, though an army spokesman said...
  • Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

    Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:30:35 GMT
    An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.
    An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.
  • 22 of 26 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

    22 of 26 trapped gold miners rescued in Nicaragua

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:30:30 GMT
    Rescuers using long ladders tried to get food and water to freelance miners trapped in a Nicaraguan gold mine, as the effort to reach the 24 men entered its second day.
    Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.