The world is celebrating Nelson Mandela Day with acts of community service and messages of goodwill to the former South African president who remains hospitalized on his 95th birthday.
U.K. air accident investigators recommended Thursday that aviation authorities temporarily disable a Honeywell emergency transmitter on all Boeing 787 Dreamliners following a fire last week at London’s Heathrow Airport.
British counterterrorism police are questioning two eastern European men in connection with two explosions near mosques in central England in recent weeks.
LONDON (AP) — The mystery has been solved.
A British law firm admitted Thursday that one of its partners inadvertently leaked that J.K. Rowling had authored a mystery novel, “The Cuckoo’s Calling.”
The Sunday Times newspaper revealed over
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The aid group Doctors Without Borders says that two of its workers kidnapped by Somali militants from a Kenyan refugee camp in October 2011 have been released.
Doctors Without Borders said Thursday that the
A lawyer for a Tunisian feminist who is in prison awaiting trial says his client has now been charged with insulting a prison guard.
The chairman of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has refused to be sworn in before a parliament committee and stormed out of the hearing
Legendary rock singer Tina Turner has married her longtime German beau
The Yugoslav war crimes tribunal has acquitted a jailed Bosnian Serb army general of contempt of court
Argentine Jewish leaders are harshly criticizing their government on the 19th anniversary of the nation’s worst terrorist attack.
Cyprus’ government says the Cabinet has decided to issue a license to build the bailed-out country’s first casino resort.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A Turkish Cypriot official says it will take at least two months to clean up some 100 tonnes (tons) of spilled fuel oil that has reached the coastline in the breakaway north of the
PARIS (AP) — More than 6,000 people around the world were arrested in a two-month anti-counterfeiting sweep that netted tens of millions of dollars worth of fake shampoo in China, phony cigarettes in Turkey and bogus booze in
PARIS (AP) — The Paris prosecutor’s office says an autopsy shows that a French hostage found dead in Mali was killed by a shot to the head.
Frenchman Philippe Verdon was kidnapped in 2011 with an associate. Earlier
PARIS (AP) — The European Union’s top court ruled Thursday that EU authorities unfairly froze assets of a Saudi businessman who was accused of financing al-Qaida, by failing to explain why he was targeted.
The European Court of
Iran’s outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has landed in Iraq on his second visit as head of government
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Demonstrators who have conducted for 35 straight days anti-government protests in Bulgaria’s capital, Sofia, are now calling for a round-the-clock blockade of the Parliament building.
Protesters clogged streets in downtown Sofia on Thursday causing