JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius will be back in the glare of public scrutiny for the first time in months when he appears at a court hearing Tuesday ahead of his murder trial, the next chapter of a
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Three firebombs exploded at different locations in central Athens Monday morning, authorities said, with one wounding a woman as she emerged from her apartment.
All three devices consisted of camping gas canisters, police said
PASSAU, Germany (AP) — Swollen rivers gushed into the old section of Passau in southeast Germany on Monday, as water rose in the city to levels not seen in more than five centuries.
The city was one of
BEIJING (AP) — Activists in China are taking to social media to urge the public to wear black on the 24th anniversary of the bloody military crackdown on protesters who had camped out for weeks on Tiananmen Square.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As riot police used tear gas against protesters for a fourth straight day in Istanbul, Turkey’s president and prime minister displayed wide differences Monday in their responses to those taking to the streets. One
BEIJING (AP) — Suddenly all kinds of people in China are offering to sleep with the headmaster.
The unusual outpouring is in response to a recent spate of sex abuse cases, including that of a school principal who
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The first international treaty regulating the multibillion-dollar global arms trade opens for signature Monday with some key arms sellers and buyers expected to be among several dozen nations that sign.
The U.N. General Assembly
BEIJING (AP) — Fire raged through a poultry plant in northeastern China on Monday, trapping workers inside a cluttered slaughterhouse and killing at least 119 people, reports and officials said.
Several dozen people also were hurt in the
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is defending a central bank program that has been credited with calming market turmoil over the continent’s debt crisis, ahead of closely watched hearings in a court challenge
BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in parts of central Europe issued disaster warnings and scrambled to reinforce flood defenses Sunday as rivers swelled by days of heavy rain threatened to burst their banks.
Several people have died or are