Monday, August 31, 2015
Burkina Faso's Constitutional Council on Saturday provisionally cleared 16 candidates for presidential elections in October, but declared the nominee of ousted president Blaise Compaore's party ineligible.
Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a "senseless and cowardly act."
Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia's life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son.
It is increasingly hard to find their food on the nearly bare supermarket shelves. They lack basic medicine. Some have even been kidnapped.
New Orleans remembered the dead and celebrated its painstaking comeback from disaster on Saturday, a decade after Hurricane Katrina ripped through the "Big Easy" leaving devastation and chaos in its wake.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Four defendants appeared in court in Hungary on Saturday over Austria's migrant truck tragedy, as a "horrified and heartbroken" U.N. chief called for concerted action to end Europe's refugee crisis.
The discovery of the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants including four children shut inside an abandoned truck on an Austrian highway on Thursday marked a chilling new low in Europe's migrant crisis.
Tropical Storm Erika churned across the Caribbean on Saturday, a day after sweeping over the tiny island nation of Dominica and leaving at least 20 people dead.
South Sudan's army and rebels accused each other of responsibility for fresh fighting Saturday in the north-east despite a peace agreement to end a brutal 20-month civil war.
The embittered gunman who shot dead two young American journalists on live TV was seemingly hell-bent on committing more violence before he took his own life, Virginia's governor said Friday.