Wednesday, January 14, 2015
A woman died and dozens of people were injured after thick smoke filled a subway tunnel in the U.S. capital Monday during the evening rush, officials said.
Legislation approving construction of a major Canada-U.S. oil pipeline cleared an initial Senate hurdle Monday, a victory for newly empowered Republicans angling for a quick veto showdown with U.S. President Barack Obama.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Hundreds of Tanzanian schoolgirls returned home Monday after spending three months hiding in safe houses to escape genital mutilation, state television said.2 Comments
Cuba has completed the release of 53 political prisoners that was part of last month's historic deal between the United States and Cuba, the U.S. said Monday
Mozambique's government declared three days of mourning starting Monday after 69 people died from drinking contaminated traditional beer at a funeral.
udi Arabia's Dakar Rally rookie Yazeed al-Rajhi claimed a maiden stage win in the spectacular sand dune finish in Iquique on Sunday to break Mini's stranglehold on this year's race
Haiti marks the fifth anniversary Monday of the massive and deadly earthquake that ravaged an already desperately poor nation, against the backdrop of ongoing epidemic and political crisis.
Monday, January 12, 2015
Protesters burned tires and threw rocks and glass bottles at riot police during another anti-government demonstration in Haiti's capital Saturday amid a bitter political stalemate over long-delayed elections.
Florida authorities say George Zimmerman, whose acquittal of murdering an unarmed black teen sparked a national debate on race and self-defense laws, has been arrested for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend.
Twin brothers living in Ottawa have been arrested on charges relating to terrorism, including one count of attempting to travel abroad to engage in terrorist activities.