National Guard troops withdrew Thursday from a US town gripped by nearly two weeks of protests over the fatal police shooting of a black teenager, as new details emerged about the white officer who pulled the trigger.
Missouri`s Governor on Monday ordered the National Guard to a St Louis suburb convulsed by protests over the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teen, after a night in which police used tear gas to clear protesters off the streets well ahead of a curfew.
Ukrainian forces suffer fresh losses on Wednesday in a rebel raid in the separatist east as the newly-elected president promised to hold his first talks with Russia`s Vladimir Putin on easing the worst East-West standoff since the Cold War.
Ukraine was set on Thursday to form a National Guard against Russia`s expansionist threat after US President Barack Obama gave firm backing to the new leader from Kiev in a hardening Cold War-style standoff with the Kremlin.
Venezuela`s interior minister says two National Guard sergeants and one lieutenant have been arrested for alleged involvement in the smuggling of 1.4 metric tons of cocaine to Paris on an Air France flight in three dozen suitcases.