Sunday, November 29, 2015
Cannon shots rang out across the harbor in Valletta on Sunday in tribute to Queen Elizabeth II, who was sailing across the bay on the final leg of her state visit to Malta.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday voiced regret over Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane, saying his country was "truly saddened" by the incident and wished it hadn't occurred.
A bomb-rigged mass grave believed to hold the remains of more than 120 people killed by the Islamic State group has been found in north Iraq, an official said Saturday.
Two U.N. peacekeepers and a civilian contractor were killed in a rocket attack Saturday on a U.N. base in northeast Mali, a week after a deadly siege at a Bamako hotel claimed by jihadists.
Parents of 43 students who disappeared last year camped out Thursday near Mexico's presidential residence demanding a new investigation into their missing children, who investigators say were killed by drug traffickers.
A major cholera outbreak in Tanzania has now infected nearly 10,000 people and killed 150, the World Health Organization said Friday, voicing concern that predicted flooding risked spreading the disease internationally.
A drive-by shooting killed four Egyptian police near a famed historical site on the outskirts of Cairo on Saturday and a military helicopter crashed due to a "sudden technical failure" northeast of the capital, officials said.
Polish prosecutors said Friday they would not appeal a court decision not to extradite Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States to face sentencing for statutory rape.
Up to 16,000 children have been forced to join the fighting in South Sudan since the start of this year, the United Nations children's agency (UNICEF) said Friday.
Saturday, November 28, 2015
French President Francois Hollande vowed Friday that France would respond to the "army of fanatics" which carried out the Paris attacks with more songs, concerts and shows, as the nation paused to pay homage to the victims.