Friday, July 24, 2015
Greece's creditors will head to Athens shortly to open talks on a new international bailout, the government said Thursday, as parliament approved a second batch of reforms needed for negotiations to go ahead.
A cargo ship collided with a boat on the Nile carrying people celebrating an engagement, leaving at least 18 dead, Egyptian police said Thursday as divers searched for missing passengers.
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter flew to Baghdad Thursday for talks on Iraq's war against the Islamic State group, whose "caliphate" is shrinking but is ramping up deadly car bombings.
Astronauts from Russia, Japan and the United States Thursday docked successfully with the International Space Station after a two-month delay, despite a minor hiccup.
Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian during an arrest operation in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, a hospital official said, the second killing within 24 hours.
Portugal will elect a new government on Oct. 4, with voters choosing whether to stick with austerity policies or get more money in their pockets.
Bomb blasts blamed on Boko Haram killed 29 people in Nigeria and 24 in Cameroon, officials said Thursday after Nigeria's new president warned that the U.S. refusal to sell his country strategic weapons is "aiding and abetting" the Islamic extremist group.
A black woman who died in a Texas jail under suspicious circumstances was there only because she hurt the "ego" of an overzealous police officer, her family alleged Wednesday.
Pope Francis will travel to the United States in several weeks, but a new poll Wednesday suggested that his popularity in the country is waning, especially among conservative Catholics.
A U.S. federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted suspected white supremacist Dylann Roof on hate crime and other charges over the June 17 massacre of nine black church-goers in Charleston, South Carolina.