Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:56:18 GMT
Attacks and a recent report have compounded concerns in Canada about citizens who go to foreign lands like Somalia and Syria to fight, and then return as threats at home.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:09:35 GMT
The attorney general says that the apparent abduction of 43 students in southern Mexico came after Mayor Jose Luis Abarca of Iguala ordered an attack on them.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:04:29 GMT
Shots fired inside the Parliament building, before the assailant was killed, stoked fears across Canada, a nation already on alert for terrorism.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 02:04:50 GMT
Gains by militants in Kunduz Province question the ability of Afghan security forces to hold territory just two months before the end of the 13-year international combat mission.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:23:27 GMT
A tradition of herding has continued for centuries in western China, despite official efforts to force nomads to settle in villages. But a recent drought has put that lifestyle to the test.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:48:22 GMT
North Korea said its leader had ordered the release of Jeffrey E. Fowle, one of three Americans recently detained there, after requests from President Obama.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:39:19 GMT
Demonstrations erupted after assaults that coincided with the passage of a law designed to protect those who correct people deemed to be acting in an “un-Islamic” way.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:29:15 GMT
The company, Migros, said it was “unforgivable” that images of Hitler and Mussolini had appeared on containers that usually feature Alpine landscapes and animals.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:02:04 GMT
The vote by lawmakers ended months of sometimes acrimonious debate over the administrative direction of the 28-nation bloc.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:34:55 GMT
The European Parliament awarded the doctor its highest human rights accolade for a campaign to end the use of mass rape as a weapon of war.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:29:54 GMT
Workers in the capital were stuck in their buildings during a lockdown after shootings at two sites on Wednesday.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:00:23 GMT
Justus Uwayesu’s life was changed by a chance encounter in Rwanda with an American charity worker.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:38:28 GMT
A unusual Twitter message posted in the actress’s name was pulled after stirring suspicions, and mockery.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:18:21 GMT
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Islamic State had seized some weapons and supplies intended for Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:43:41 GMT
A federal jury found that the shooting deaths of 17 Iraqi civilians were not a battlefield tragedy, but the result of a criminal act.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:32:42 GMT
The driver was shot by police officers as he tried to flee, according to the Israeli police, in what was being treated as a terrorist attack.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 13:08:04 GMT
The musician is hugely popular in China, and Beijing did not appreciate his getting involved in the pro-democracy demonstrations.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:48:20 GMT
The company is splitting its chief executive and chairman jobs, bringing back a former chief, with a plan for Mr. Pouyanné to lead it into 2016.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:37:50 GMT
As a fight over the city’s political fate unfolds, those who arguably have the most clout with Beijing and the most at stake have maintained a studied silence.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:22:25 GMT
The nature of the accusations was not specified, but the operation was the latest raid meant to thwart attacks in Britain or restrain young people drawn to the Islamic State.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:08 GMT
Some Philippine senators cited the death of Jennifer Laude in calling for a review of the rules under which American military forces visit the country.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 09:25:56 GMT
North Korea had threatened to attack the steel structure, which used to be lit around the holiday as part of the nations’ psychological warfare.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:05:58 GMT
Turkey has freed Basil Hassan, who is wanted by Denmark in the attempted murder of a prominent critic of Islam, Turkish officials said Wednesday.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:04:04 GMT
A Russian military surveillance airplane crossed into Estonia’s airspace and was intercepted by NATO jets, the Estonian Foreign Ministry’s spokeswoman said.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:23 GMT
Aldo Sarabia, a member of Banda el Recodo was found dead on Wednesday in the northwestern resort city of Mazatlan with at least one gunshot wound, the group and local officials said.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:58:08 GMT
The Somaly Mam Foundation, which worked against human trafficking and sexual exploitation, has closed five months after its founder resigned amid allegations of broad deception.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:55:56 GMT
The Canadian police said that they had charged a woman with concealing the bodies of six infants in a storage locker, but that they were not considering it a homicide.
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:18:35 GMT
Mr. Whitlam, who introduced free university education and national health care as prime minister in the 1970s, was noted for his early recognition of China’s government.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:51:37 GMT
Turkey finally acted in Kobani after weeks on the sidelines. But problems with the Kurds at home still fester.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:40:42 GMT
How can Azerbaijan act as host to Europe's guardians of freedom, even as it jails its own people?
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:10:36 GMT
From the shadows I lift my pen to write. I search for love, goodness and a perpetually beating heart.
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 17:00:16 GMT
Mr. Ismay, a former Navy explosive ordnance disposal officer, found chemical weapons in Iraq his first week.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:10:32 GMT
Stanley Greene returned to Chechnya to document the aftermath of the 1993 conflict, and his photographs were gathered into a book, “Open Wound.”
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 22:01:34 GMT
Xi Jinping, China’s head of state, the Communist Party and the military, is acquiring nicknames and descriptions among the Chinese people as his rule progresses. Some are affectionate, others are not.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 14:56:23 GMT
Now that China is the world’s second-largest economy, its leaders have proved willing to throw some cash around to ensure this year’s APEC summit meeting fully represents the country’s transformation into an economic giant and important geopolitical player.
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:37:22 GMT
A recent report that Chinese tourists allowed their 3-year-old child to urinate in an upscale Taipei restaurant has raised complaints in Taiwan about the behavior of mainland visitors.