Thursday, July 30, 2015
Migrants rushed the tunnel linking France and England repeatedly for a second night on Wednesday and one man was crushed by a truck in the chaos, deepening tensions surrounding the thousands of people camped in this northern French port city.
A wealthy American dentist who used a bow and arrow to shoot Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion faced fierce criticism Tuesday amid allegations that it took 40 hours for the animal to die.
The Afghan government is investigating reports of the death of Taliban supremo Mullah Omar, a presidential spokesman said Wednesday, amid frenzied speculation about the rumoured demise of the reclusive warrior-cleric.
An analysis of an Israeli assault in the Gaza Strip following the capture of one of its soldiers during last year's war in the Palestinian territory shows "strong evidence" of war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday.
The leader of an anti-Shiite group behind some of Pakistan's worst sectarian atrocities was killed in a shootout with police early Wednesday along with 13 other militants, authorities said.
The Iran nuclear deal is not intended to push Tehran's regime to reform but to prevent it building a bomb, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told skeptical lawmakers Tuesday.
An attorney for Republican presidential contender Donald Trump apologized Tuesday for making the incorrect assertion that "by the very definition, you can't rape your spouse."
The last of the wild horses on Great Abaco island in the Bahamas has died, prompting caretakers to collect tissue for possible cloning and hopefully bring back a viable population.
The sacks of grain falling from the sky are the first food aid the people of Dablual have seen in months since fighting cut the South Sudanese village off in April.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
BRUSSELS - NATO strongly backed Turkey's fight against Islamic State militants in Syria at emergency talks Tuesday but some countries expressed concerns that strikes on Kurdish fighters could torpedo peace talks with the rebels.