Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Turkish authorities on Tuesday arrested 55 senior police officers in a criminal probe over alleged corruption and abuse of office, the latest apparent crackdown on opponents of Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan ahead of presidential polls.
City workers and retirees approved pension cuts in Detroit's bankruptcy by a wide margin, the city reported Monday, a crucial step to emerging from the largest municipal insolvency in U.S. history.
Calmer winds and cooler temperatures were allowing firefighters to go on the offensive Monday against a destructive wildfire that has charred hundreds of square miles of terrain in Washington state.
The media venture created by entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar said Monday it was establishing a fund to help defend journalists in cases involving freedom of the press.
A former high-ranking executive of U.S. computer chip giant Qualcomm pleaded guilty Monday to insider trading charges, including trades on a 2011 deal for Atheros Communications, officials said.
Panama's economy will grow by as much as 7 percent this year, thanks in large part to revenue from its signature inter-oceanic canal, officials said Monday.
Thomas Berger, the witty and eclectic novelist who reimagined the American West in the historical yarn “Little Big Man” and mastered genres ranging from detective stories to domestic farce, has died at age 89.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
A train carrying the remains of 280 people killed in the Malaysian plane disaster was finally allowed to leave a rebel-held region in eastern Ukraine as the militants declared a truce Tuesday around the crash site.
Washington and the United Nations demanded an “immediate cease-fire” in Gaza on Monday as Israel pressed a blistering assault on the enclave, pushing the Palestinian death toll to 514.
Dutch forensic experts on Monday began examining bodies from the MH17 plane disaster that have been held up at an east Ukraine train station as Kiev and insurgents wrangle over the fate of the remains.