Friday, November 21, 2014
Tears and anger poured out for the dark-haired beauty who was to have flown to London on Wednesday to represent Honduras at the Miss World pageant, only to be found shot to death with her sister on a remote river bank.
The general whose capture by rebels has put Colombia's peace talks on hold is one of the country's foremost counterinsurgency strategists who once received his officer's insignia from the hands of U.S. Army Gen. David Petraeus.
The Obama administration is open to limits on the duration of its military efforts in Iraq and Syria and on the potential use of U.S. ground forces in a new war authorization against the Islamic State, a top presidential adviser said Wednesday.
The Swiss look set to vote down a demand to cap immigration in the name of protecting the environment, a poll showed Wednesday, also suggesting two other national referenda would be rejected.
France on Wednesday identified a second national who appeared unmasked in a grisly Islamic State (IS) execution video and announced it was sending more jets to the region to step up air strikes.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
At least two people have been shot on the campus of Florida State University.
U.S. Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked a sweeping overhaul of a National Security Agency (NSA) program that would have ended the government's controversial bulk collection of data about Americans.
Israel demolished the east Jerusalem home of a Palestinian who carried out a deadly October attack, just hours after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised strict security measures in the wake of a grisly synagogue assault a day earlier.
The United Nations urged political leaders from around the world on Wednesday to up their game in the fight to wipe out malnutrition, a global scourge that afflicts poor and rich alike.
A suicide car bomber struck in the heart of the northern Iraqi Kurdish city of Irbil on Wednesday, killing at least four people, a spokesman said.