Thursday, November 26, 2015
Canada's new Liberal government said Tuesday it will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year and another 15,000 by the end of February.
A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear could spark unrest.
Police were holding three white men in custody as they investigated the shooting of five people who were protesting the police killing of a black man in the Midwestern city of Minneapolis.
Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi declared a nationwide state of emergency and a curfew in the capital after a bomb attack on a presidential guard bus killed at least 13 people on Tuesday.
Britain's Prince William on Tuesday honored three conservationists for their work in Africa, including the director of one of the continent's oldest national parks who survived a gun attack.
The top two finishers in Haiti's first-round presidential election are government-backed candidate Jovenel Moise and former state construction chief Jude Celestin, officials said Tuesday. They are scheduled to compete in a runoff vote on Dec. 27.
A meeting between Central American officials and their counterparts from Ecuador, Colombia and Cuba broke down in squabbling Tuesday over how to deal with the problem of thousands of Cuban migrants stranded in Costa Rica.
Bangladesh police have arrested a suspected Islamist for sending death threats to prominent secular academics, as the country reels from rising extremist violence, officers said Wednesday.
After a four-day shutdown prompted by a threat alert across Brussels, schools are reopening their doors with the help of beefed up security, including police armed with machine guns.