World News

Murder charge dropped in IRA killing of jail guard

Belfast prosecutors drop murder charge against man over 2012 IRA killing of prison guard

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:11pm EDT

Ireland sorry for taking blond kids from Gypsies

Ireland's premier apologizes to 2 Romanian Gypsy families after police seize blond children

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:10pm EDT

Morocco rapper rebel gets 4 months in prison

Morocco's revolutionary rapper gets 4 months in prison for intoxication and assaulting police

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 02:01pm EDT

Leaders get immunity at new African rights court

Leaders get immunity at new African court against major crimes of war, humanity, genocide

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Hungary to build its part of South Stream

Hungary to build its part of Gazprom's South Stream gas pipeline that bypasses Ukraine

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:56pm EDT

Rolf Harris faces new allegations of abuse

Entertainer Rolf Harris faces new allegations of abuse following convictions for sex charges

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:40pm EDT

Report: 58 killed in hospitals in S.Sudan conflict

Aid group says 58 people have been killed in hospitals in South Sudan since December conflict

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:39pm EDT

Studies question UN strategies to save mothers

UN and partners ask for more money to save mothers despite little proof the strategies work

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:24pm EDT

Jihadi group captures Syrian border town

Activists say jihadi group captures Syrian town near Iraq border after days of fighting

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 12:14pm EDT

Pakistan vows to eliminate terrorist sanctuaries

Pakistan vows to eliminate terrorist safe havens with military operation

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:40am EDT

Knox's ex-beau: Evidence points to my innocence

Knox's ex-beau: Italy's top court should dismiss my murder conviction; Amanda innocent too

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:24am EDT

New Zealander gets life ban for fixing cricket

Former New Zealand cricketer banned for life; admits to match-fixing, calls himself 'a cheat'

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:22am EDT

Russia abandons year-round daylight-saving time

Russian parliament votes to revert to standard time, ending 3 years of permanent 'summer time'

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:00am EDT

Bishop in mob town seeks godfather moratorium

Archbishop in mob stronghold of Reggio Calabria seeks papal OK for moratorium on godfathers

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 11:00am EDT

Rights group sues Nigeria's leader over corruption

Group sues Nigeria leader for dropping corruption charges against dictator's son

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 10:29am EDT

European court upholds French ban on face veils

European Court of Human Rights upholds French ban on Muslim face veils in first such case

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 10:28am EDT

Presidency move comes with some peril for Erdogan

A move to the presidency could bolster power for Erdogan, but comes with risks

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 10:06am EDT

Land mine kills UN peacekeeper in northern Mali

Land mine kills UN peacekeeper in northern Mali; 6 others injured

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 07:59am EDT

The stories of 12 Japanese abducted by North Korea

Lives interrupted: 12 Japanese abducted by North Korea and never seen again

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 06:44am EDT

Ukrainian president ends unilateral ceasefire

Ukrainian president ends unilateral ceasefire, says 'We will attack, we will free our country'

Tuesday - 07/01/2014, 05:56am EDT
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