Monday, October 12, 2015
Corsica, France's lush and feisty Mediterranean "isle of beauty," as it's known, has another nickname, the "scented isle" for its dense fragrant shrubs.
France's prestigious Bayeux-Calvados award for war correspondents on Saturday honored journalists covering conflicts in Syria and Ukraine, as well as Europe's worst migrant crisis since World War II.
The leader of a Tunisian human rights group that was among the winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize said the honor has meaning not just for his country but for all those mired in war.
Sunday, October 11, 2015
Two bomb explosions targeted a peace rally Saturday by leftist and Kurdish activists in the Turkish capital of Ankara, killing 86 people and wounding 186, the country's health minister said.
Syrian government forces captured a village from rebels in the central province of Hama on Saturday as they pushed a ground operation backed by Russian air support.
Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani has appointed a commission to investigate a U.S. airstrike in northern Kunduz city that destroyed a hospital and killed at least 22 people, his spokesman said on Saturday.
Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarussian dissident who won this year's Nobel Literature Prize, warned Saturday that President Alexander Lukashenko is "untrustworthy" after reports that the EU is set to suspend sanctions against him.
Nine people, including a baby and older children, have died in a fire at a site in Dublin housing members of the traveler community, police said Saturday.
A student was killed and another person was wounded during a shooting outside a Texas Southern University student-housing complex on Friday, and police have detained two men for questioning, authorities said.
World leaders and the United Nations urged Libya's warring parties Friday to sign a proposed peace deal installing a national unity government, after a cool response from some lawmakers in the country's rival parliaments.