Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Eleven people including a judge were killed Monday in a gun and suicide bomb attack on a court complex in Islamabad, a rare strike at the heart of the heavily guarded Pakistani capital.
Floods may cost the European Union 23.5 billion euros (US$32.1 billion) annually by 2050, double the 2013 amount, because of climate change and economic development, a study said on Sunday.
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans skipped the traditional Carnival holiday that is a yearly highlight for many to instead march in nationwide protests against President Nicolas Maduro's government.
A New Zealander was the first musher en route to the town of Nome when the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race began Sunday.
An international education institute is working to double the number of U.S. students studying abroad by 2019.
Muslim youngsters who are being radicalized by their parents should be treated as child abuse victims and removed from their families, London Mayor Boris Johnson said Monday.
Police in northern Mexico detained about 100 people Sunday in a failed attempt to stop a second demonstration in less than a week to voice support for captured drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman.
Monday, March 3, 2014
Leaders of the G7 industrial powers on Sunday condemned Russia's "clear violation" of Ukraine's sovereignty, as the UN rushed its deputy chief over to assess a crisis assuming Cold War proportions.
Ukraine warned Sunday it was on the brink of disaster and called up all military reservists after Russia's threat to invade its neighbor drew a sharp rebuke from the United States and NATO.
Twin car bomb blasts at a bustling marketplace killed at least 51 people in Maiduguri, the northeast Nigerian city that is the birthplace of the country's Islamic extremist terrorist group, a Red Cross official said Sunday.