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....
Gaddafi, Haftar election bids add fresh uncertainty to Libya turmoil

Gaddafi, Haftar election bids add fresh uncertainty to Libya turmoil

By Angus McDowall (Reuters) – The entry of two men accused of war crimes into Libya’s presidential race has ramped up the perils of an election meant to help end years of chaos but which could instead set the fuse for a new conflict. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi,...