Ecuador is by no means the first Latin American country to try to take on the cartels and gangs that have embedded themselves into the societies of many countries across the region.
New satellite imagery reveals construction work at a former Wagner Group base at Modibo Keita International Airport in Mali.
One person has died and two people are missing after a small boat incident in the Channel, the French coastguard has confirmed.
Thousands of Russian and Ukrainian tourists who moved to Sri Lanka amid the war in Ukraine could be forced to leave after a "whites only" party was allegedly advertised at a Russian-run nightclub.
An Australian television network has paid tribute to an "amazingly talented" presenter who was allegedly murdered with his partner by a former lover.
A tourist had her leg broken after being grabbed by an elephant and slammed to the ground.