Monday, April 13, 2015
A bomb attack on an armoured vehicle of the Egyptian army killed six soldiers and wounded two in the Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, the military said.
Voting in Nigeria's regional elections extended into Sunday in the restive Rivers state after irregularities at some polling stations, as the nation anxiously awaited the results.
Students at Falmouth University have a lot riding on May's national election, which if won by the Conservative Party will trigger a referendum on the United Kingdom's membership of the European Union and threaten their funding.
For centuries the town of Boston in eastern England saw its inhabitants emigrate around the world, notably lending the name of their hometown to the city in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
In a dusty corner of Qatar's booming capital, a sign outside a modest restaurant popular with migrant laborers reads: "If you are hungry and have no money, eat for free!!!"
A typical day for Deborah includes classes on a manicured university campus and exercise in the evening -- basketball, volleyball or aerobics. On weekends, she studies, swims or just relaxes. But the teenager's life now is one that was unimaginable 12 months ago.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
Barack Obama and Raul Castro held the first face-to-face talks between US and Cuban leaders since 1956 in Panama on Saturday, vowing to pursue their historic effort to bury Cold War-era enmity.
Two senior UN officials were headed Saturday for Syria on an "urgent mission" to aid thousands of civilians trapped in a beleaguered Palestinian refugee camp on the edge of the capital.
Hours after shaking hands, U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro head into historic talks in Panama on Saturday in their efforts to bury decades of animosity.
Gunmen have killed 20 construction workers in Pakistan's restive southwestern province of Baluchistan, shooting them at point blank range after identifying they were not local, officials said Saturday.