Ecuador lowers death toll from prison violence to 62

Ecuador lowers death toll from prison violence to 62

By Alexandra Valencia and Yury Garcia QUITO/GUAYAQUIL (Reuters) – Ecuadorean authorities on Tuesday lowered the death toll to 62 from violence at the Penitenciaria del Litoral prison over the weekend, but said areas of the facility remain out of their control....
Armenia and Azerbaijan agree ceasefire after border clash – Armenia

Armenia and Azerbaijan agree ceasefire after border clash – Armenia

MOSCOW (Reuters) -Armenia and Azerbaijan agreed on Tuesday to a ceasefire at their border, the Armenian defence ministry said, after Russia urged them to step back from confrontation following the deadliest clash since a war last year. Armenia had asked Moscow to help...
U.S. intends to move forward on F-35 sale to UAE, U.S. official says

U.S. intends to move forward on F-35 sale to UAE, U.S. official says

DUBAI (Reuters) -The United States intends to move forward with the sale of 50 F-35 stealth fighters jets to the United Arab Emirates but there must be a clear understanding of “Emirati obligations,” a U.S. official said on Tuesday as progress on the sale...