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Canada attack stirs terror fears

October 23, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — 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. more »»

Botswana's ruling party favored in elections

October 23, 2014

GABORONE, Botswana (AP) — The ruling party in Botswana, which has dominated politics since independence in 1966, is again the front-runner ahead of elections Friday in the southern African nation. more »»

Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

October 23, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — 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. more »»

China opposes sending North Korea to int'l court

October 23, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday it was against referring North Korea to the International Criminal Court, dimming chances that its longtime ally will face additional scrutiny over its dismal... more »»

Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandal

October 23, 2014

LONDON (AP) — The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had... more »»

Police: Gunmen kill 8 Shiite Muslims in Pakistan

October 23, 2014

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Four gunmen attacked a minibus carrying Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday, killing eight of them, police said. more »»

Rwanda cancels Ebola screenings for US, Spain

October 23, 2014

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rwanda's minister of health is reversing a decision she made to require visitors who had been in the U.S. more »»

India picks up pace on economic overhaul

October 23, 2014

NEW DELHI (AP) — After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, India's new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to... more »»

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

October 23, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip. more »»

Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

October 23, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of... more »»

Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

October 23, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and... more »»

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

October 23, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in an attack that rocked the building with... more »»

Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station

October 22, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and... more »»

2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he... more »»

Mexico: Mayor linked to deadly attack on students

October 22, 2014

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that a drug gang implicated in the disappearance of 43 students in a southern city essentially ran the town, paying the mayor hundreds of thousands of... more »»

Canadian official IDs Ottawa gunman

October 22, 2014

TORONTO (AP) — A Canadian official has identified the dead Ottawa gunman as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. more »»

Nigeria truce is shaky, no news of abducted girls

October 22, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Days after Nigeria's military raised hopes with the announcement that Islamic extremists had agreed to a cease-fire, Boko Haram is still fighting and there is no word on... more »»

UN inquiry head rejects N. Korea's 'honeyed words'

October 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — "A few honeyed words" by North Korea as it tries to avoid a referral to the International Criminal Court has not changed the human rights situation on the ground there, the... more »»

North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

October 22, 2014

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from... more »»

Gaza rebuilding slowed by trickle of aid, rivalry

October 22, 2014

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a $2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip. more »»

 
 
 

 

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