Friday, October 24, 2014
A bomb blast at a bus station in a north Nigeria area previously targeted by Boko Haram killed five people, police said Thursday, in what appeared to be the latest crack in the government's purported cease-fire with the Islamists.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that 200 Iraqi Kurd peshmerga fighters would travel through Turkey to the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane under assault by the Islamic State (IS) group.
Mexico on Wednesday ordered the arrest of the mayor of the city of Iguala, his wife and an aide, charging they masterminded last month's attack that left six students dead and 43 missing.
Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednesday for their roles in a notorious 2007 mass shooting in Baghdad that left at least 14 civilians dead and deepened resentment of America's involvement in Iraq.
A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in the central state of Indiana refused to even acknowledge his name to a judge Wednesday, and was later charged in a second death.
A Texas nurse infected with Ebola after caring for a Liberian man who died from the disease no longer has the virus, her family said Wednesday.
People entering the United States from the Ebola-hit nations of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone will undergo “active monitoring” for signs of the deadly virus for 21 days, health authorities said Wednesday.
Thursday, October 23, 2014
Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic group in Iraq and Syria.
Legendary former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee, who oversaw reporting on the Watergate scandal that brought down U.S. President Richard Nixon, died Tuesday. He was 93., 1 Comment
A barrage of shots rang out in the Canadian parliament Wednesday as police squads swarmed in to hunt a gunman who shot a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial then ran inside.