Thursday, October 8, 2015
From the migrant crisis to the anti-nuclear camp, speculation is rife about who will win the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, with Angela Merkel and John Kerry among the names mentioned.
Three Al-Jazeera journalists who served jail terms in Egypt were honored Tuesday for standing up for freedom of speech despite intimidation and incarceration.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The American air strike on a Kunduz hospital was a mistake, the top US commander in Afghanistan acknowledged Tuesday, as the Pentagon expressed deep regret for the deaths.
Britain topped an 80-country "quality of death" study released Tuesday, which warned that ageing and booming populations would make palliative care a growing worldwide issue.
A simple childish spat over a puppy led an 11-year-old boy to shoot and kill his eight-year-old neighbor in the U.S. state of Tennessee, the girl's grieving mother said.
An American Airlines captain became gravely ill and incapacitated while flying from Phoenix to Boston and later died, but his first officer safely diverted and landed the plane, an airline spokeswoman said.
A former conservative premier of a Canadian province said Monday that Conservative Prime Minister Stephen Harper is "bad for the country" because some of his policies are borderline racist.
Grace Lee Boggs, a longtime activist who was part of the labor, civil rights, black power, women's rights and environmental justice movements, died Monday at her Detroit home. She was 100.