Monday, January 26, 2015
An Argentine prosecutor found dead shortly before he was about to make explosive allegations about President Cristina Kirchner took a bullet point-blank to his forehead, justice officials said Saturday.
U.S. officials scrambled two F-16 fighter jets to shadow a pair of commercial airliners after bomb threats were made Friday against the flights on the social network Twitter.
Gunfire erupted during a crowded party in a vacant house in Omaha early Saturday, leaving three people dead and five wounded, and most witnesses refusing to help investigators, according to police.
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal told Christian evangelicals gathered at an all-day prayer rally Saturday that the U.S. needs a “spiritual revival,” as he continued to court religious conservatives for a possible presidential campaign.
With oil prices collapsing over 50 percent in the past six months, Angola — Africa's second-largest oil producer — has had to introduce austerity measures and overhaul its budget to deal with a severe drop in expected revenue.
A tumble of blue-chip stock shares on Friday failed to erase another week of gains for Wall Street.
Spain has emerged from a devastating crisis and entered a “virtuous circle” with faster growth than its neighbors, but the IMF warns that high unemployment and the rise of populist parties still threaten the recovery.
Clashes between Democratic Republic of Congo police and political protestors that left some 40 people dead last week also revealed the level of hostility toward the Chinese in the capital Kinshasa.
Sunday, January 25, 2015
World leaders ramped up pressure on Moscow Sunday to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from embarking on a major new offensive in eastern Ukraine after rocket fire killed at least 30 people in a strategic government-held port.
World leaders headed to Saudi Arabia Saturday to offer condolences following the death of King Abdullah, with U.S. President Barack Obama cutting short a trip to India to pay respects.