Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Militants unleashed attacks on Iraq's majority Shiite community on Monday, killing at least 33 people, the latest in relentless assaults that have challenged the Shiite-led government as it battles the Sunni-led insurgency by the Islamic State group.
Suspected separatist insurgents in southwest Pakistan killed nine laborers Sunday in what appeared to be an ethnically motivated attack, officials said.
A roadside bomb killed seven Egyptian soldiers and wounded four in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, security officials said.
A planned historic visit by Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama to Serbia has been postponed until next month, both governments said Sunday, after political tensions soared following violence at a soccer match between the two countries.
There was no fire alarm at the garment factory outside Florence where Chen Changzhong worked and lived.
Federal police have taken control of 13 municipalities in southern Mexico where local police are suspected of links to organized crime and possibly to the case of 43 missing students, a top official said.
The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former “Tonight Show” host Sunday when he received the top U.S. humor prize.
A Dutch relative of a victim of downed flight MH17 has traveled to the crash site in eastern Ukraine to search for the remains of his missing cousin, Dutch television reported Sunday.
Some big-name politicians are joining Jewish protesters in a growing firestorm against an opera they say glorifies Palestinian terrorists.