Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Lebanon's cabinet met Tuesday to discuss the country's waste crisis after weekend protests that began in response to the problem of uncollected trash evolved into calls for the government's resignation.
Police in more than 20 North American cities are testing the latest in less-lethal alternatives to bullets -- "blunt impact projectiles" that cause suspects excruciating pain but stop short of killing them. Or at least that's the goal.
The Politwoops website that saved tweets deleted by politicians said Monday that Twitter had blocked its access to the social media giant, halting its operations across 30 countries.
Guinea-Bissau lawmakers on Monday adopted a proposal to try and get rid of the country's new prime minister through legal means in a bid to resolve a political crisis over his appointment.
The hack of the cheating website Ashley Madison has triggered extortion crimes and led to two unconfirmed reports of suicides, Canadian police said Monday.
Saudi Arabia has executed at least 175 people over the past 12 months, on average one person every two days, according to a report released Tuesday by Amnesty International.
Two men are in custody in the eastern U.S. state of Maryland on suspicion of trying to smuggle drugs and pornography into a prison with a drone, corrections officials said Monday.
El Salvador's supreme court declared the country's street gangs and those who finance them terrorist groups on Monday.
U.S. President Barack Obama made a full-throated defense of renewable energy Monday, hitting coal-championing critics as free market hypocrites.
Growing up in a remote tribal hamlet, Rupa Hembrom used to be terrified of the wild boars that roamed nearby. Now her biggest fear is the Maoist guerillas who prowl the jungles of India's "Red Corridor."