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2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country's capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. more »»

Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

October 22, 2014

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister said Wednesday that his nation and Serbia must try to end decades of hostility toward one another by focusing on major issues such as their mutual... more »»

Ottawa hospital says it treated 3 shooting victims

October 22, 2014

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A hospital says it has received three victims from the shootings in Canada's capital. more »»

Sax player behind 'Baker Street' solo dies at 60

October 22, 2014

LONDON (AP) — Musician Raphael Ravenscroft, who played one of the most famous saxophone solos of all time on Gerry Rafferty's "Baker Street," has died. He was 60. more »»

Ebola outbreak forces Liberians into exile

October 22, 2014

BUDUBURAM CAMP, Ghana (AP) — Henry Boley left Liberia to attend a conference in Nigeria just days after his twins were born. Now, weeks later, he can't get home. more »»

Bomb outside Cairo University wounds 10

October 22, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — A bomb exploded outside Egypt's largest and most prominent university in the country's capital on Wednesday, wounding 10 people, including six policemen, the Interior Ministry said. more »»

Court freezes assets of Romanian ex-prison chief

October 22, 2014

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A court on Wednesday froze the assets of a former Romanian prison commander charged with torturing and causing the deaths of 12 political prisoners in the 1950s and 1960... more »»

Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

October 22, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official. more »»

Erdogan: US airdrop to Kurds in Kobani a mistake

October 22, 2014

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says that the U.S. made a mistake in airdropping weapons to Kurds defending the Syrian city of Kobani from the Islamic State group. more »»

Iraqi Kurds authorize sending fighters to Kobani

October 22, 2014

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The parliament of the Kurdish regional government in Iraq voted Wednesday to authorize sending Kurdish fighters known as peshmerga to the embattled town of Kobani in Syria,... more »»

Pistorius spend first night in single jail cell

October 22, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official. more »»

Attorney: North Korean detainee was treated well

October 22, 2014

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean... more »»

Missile, fire from Egypt wounds 2 Israeli troops

October 22, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — Attackers from the Egyptian side of the border fired an anti-tank missile and gunshots at an Israeli military vehicle on Wednesday, wounding two soldiers in a rare cross-border... more »»

Police brutality claims shadow Tunisia elections

October 22, 2014

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — When Mohammed Ali Snoussi was arrested last month in Tunis, witnesses say, police beat him with truncheons, stripped him naked and threatened to rape him in broad daylight. more »»

At Berlin Wall, Kerry warns against Cold War redux

October 22, 2014

BERLIN (AP) — Surrounded by relics of the Cold War, U.S. more »»

UK man faked coma for 2 years to avoid court

October 22, 2014

LONDON (AP) — He might have got away with it if it hadn't been for his supermarket loyalty card. more »»

North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

October 22, 2014

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea returned to a very emotional homecoming Wednesday amid tears of joy and hugs from his wife... more »»

Czechs to compensate sterilized Gypsy women

October 22, 2014

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government is working on a plan to compensate Roma women sterilized against their will. more »»

Sweden scales back submarine hunt

October 22, 2014

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's military has withdrawn some of the ships taking part in a submarine hunt in the Stockholm archipelago. more »»

Snowplow driver says he didn't see Total CEO's jet

October 22, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — The driver of the snowplow that apparently caused the plane carrying the Total CEO to crash at a Moscow airport says he neither saw nor heard the private jet as it sped toward him... more »»

 
 

 

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