Friday, November 21, 2014
Nigerian police fired tear gas inside the parliament complex on Thursday, apparently trying to block opposition lawmakers, including the speaker of the lower house, from entering the building for a key security vote.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will join troubled nuclear talks in Vienna later Thursday, as Tehran showed no sign of softening its position days before a deadline for a deal.
A top EU court advisor rejected Thursday a barrage of British challenges against a cap on banking bonuses, dealing a blow to Prime Minister David Cameron's government.
A “historic” storm dumped more than five feet of snow, stranding scores of motorists, canceling flights and killing at least eight people in the northeastern United States, officials said Wednesday.
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.