The meeting with Susan E. Rice, on a previously unannounced trip, came in the wake of an intensifying confrontation with the United States over a long-term security deal.
The State Department has designated Boko Haram, a homegrown Islamist movement in Nigeria, as a terrorist group.
General Aussaresses stunned France in 2000 when he asserted that he tortured and summarily executed dozens of prisoners during his country’s war in Algeria four decades earlier.
Two former officials say that MSA Security tolerated racial harassment of one of the few African-American employees in the corporate office.
Documents leaked by Edward J. Snowden describe surveillance during a summit meeting of world leaders in Canada in June 2010.
The political party of former cricket star Imran Khan apparently revealed the name in an escalation of its campaign to end American drone strikes in the country.
A wave of apparently coordinated bombings at bakeries and public markets hit the Iraqi capital Baghdad on Wednesday, killing at least 28 people.
Feuding, and heavily armed, militias threaten the promise of political reconciliation in the country.