Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Washington and Kabul have failed to keep track of hundreds of thousands of weapons provided to Afghanistan, raising the risk that some could end up in the hands of insurgents, a U.S. audit said Monday.
A Kuwait Airways plane carrying 200 people made an emergency landing at Brussels airport Monday after the pilot reported smoke in the cockpit, Belgian news reports said.
Lawyers for Blackwater security guards said Monday that the U.S. government has suppressed evidence favorable to defendants who are on trial in the killings of 14 Iraqis in Nisoor Square in Baghdad.
U.S. President Barack Obama kicked up a major outreach to Africa on Monday by urging youth leaders to build a “prosperous and self-reliant” future for the continent built on civil rights and the rule of law.
Virginia's same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Monday, one of more than 20 legal decisions around the country favoring gay marriage proponents since the U.S. Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense of Marriage Act last year.
Intravenous lines were placed correctly during the execution of an inmate whose death with lethal drugs took more than 90 minutes, a medical examiner in Arizona said Monday.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Russia has been ordered to pay Yukos shareholders a record US$50 billion in compensation over its seizure of the defunct oil giant, lawyers said on Monday, in a new blow on top of sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.
Egypt and several Western states urged their nationals to leave Libya amid spiraling violence after two weeks of fighting left 97 people dead and a warning by state-owned National Oil Corp. of a major disaster after a fuel tank was hit.