The army said it carried out the operation in response to attacks directed by Baha Abu Al Ata, the commander of the militant faction.
A couple holding a Bolivian flag embrace in La Paz on Monday after spending the night celebrating the resignation of President Evo Morales. (Natacha Pisarenko/AP)
A couple holding a Bolivian flag embrace in La Paz on Monday after spending the night celebrating the resignation of President Evo Morales. (Natacha Pisarenko/AP)

A debate in Bolivia: Was the president’s resignation democratic will or a coup?

The country was confronting deep divisions and lingering violence after Evo Morales left office Sunday.

Fear spreads among Iraqi protesters as government cracks down, keeps death toll secret

More than 319 people have been killed and 15,000 wounded since anti-government demonstrations began in Baghdad and southern cities on Oct. 1, according to the country’s human rights commission.

James Le Mesurier, backer of Syria’s White Helmets, found dead in Istanbul

Turkish media reports claimed that the Briton had sustained fractures to his head and legs after apparently falling from a balcony.
The prisoner exchange will be to jump-start stalled peace talks, said President Ashraf Ghani.
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Clashes break out across the city as the political crisis deepens.
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The party placed third in Sunday’s national elections.
The interior minister said foreign-born militants would be deported even if their home countries had stripped them of citizenship.
The announcement means that voters who want to leave the European Union won’t have to decide between two candidates.
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan warned Europe nations that his country could release Islamic State prisoners and send them back to Europe, in response to EU sanctions over Cyprus
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Poland’s newly elected parliament is inaugurating its four-year term with a ceremonial sitting Tuesday, after elections last month gave a second term to the populist conservative Law and Justice party
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