59 min ago | The Republic
The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah militant group vowed to help propel President Bashar Assad to victory in Syria's bloody civil war, warning that the fall of the Damascus regime would give rise to extremists and plunge the Middle East into a "dark period." In a televised address, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah also said Hezbollah members are fighting in ... (more)
5 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Turkish media say that, earlier in the week, Ankara subway officials made an announcement asking passengers "to act in accordance with moral rules" after security cameras spotted the couple kissing.
7 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald
Police say suspected Maoist rebels attacked a convoy of cars carrying local leaders and supporters of India's ruling Congress party in eastern India, killing at least 16 people and wounding 25 others.
7 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle
Forty eight people have been rescued from a passenger boat after it hit a rock on a Welsh island, coastguards have said.
8 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Two Iraqi police officers say a car bomb has exploded near a bus carrying Iranian pilgrims north of Baghdad, killing six Iranians and one Iraqi.
11 hrs ago | CNN
Clashes erupted Saturday in northern England as a far-right group marched in a rally held as tensions rise over the slaying of a British soldier by attackers who claimed they were avenging the deaths of Muslims overseas.
13 hrs ago | SanLuisObispo.com
Kim Bok-dong, who is from South Korea, was referring Saturday to comments by Osaka Mayor Toru Hashimoto.
15 hrs ago | WAFF-TV Huntsville
A female suicide bomber identified as a widow of 2 killed Islamists blew herself up in the southern Russian region of Dagestan on Saturday injuring at least 12, including two children and five police officers, police said.
15 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta
A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark immigration patrols, marking the first finding by a court that the... A federal judge has ruled that the office of America's self-proclaimed toughest sheriff systematically singled out Latinos in its trademark ... (more)
15 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Artists and activists have handed out 10,000 pink balloons to residents in Afghanistan's war-weary capital, bringing smiles to surprised Kabul residents a day after a major Taliban siege on an international compound in the city.
17 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville
Authorities in eastern Afghanistan say explosives transported by suspected Taliban fighters accidentally detonated while they were stopped at a mosque, killing 12 people.
"We took a lot of casualties," said Stark, 26, of East Lansing. "After that, you really had to come to grips with the fact that you might not be making it home." Stark survived, but his haunting memories of what he experienced in Afghanistan stayed with him.
A personal envoy to North Korea's leader indicated Kim Jung Un was open to restarting nuclear disarmament talks, a move that came as China's leader delivered a blunt message to Pyongyang to return to the negotiating table, Chinese state-run media reported Friday.
A blistering heat wave has swept across most parts of north and western India, causing massive electricity cuts and leading angry residents to protest and even attack power company officials and property.
Syria said it targeted an Israeli vehicle that crossed a ceasefire line into its territory earlier this week because it was heading toward a village with a large rebel presence.
The scene at the junction of Artillery Place and John Wilson Street which has become a shrine to Drummer Lee Rigby The family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby have paid tribute to him as detectives continued a rapidly developing investigation into his barbaric killing.
The woman who prosecutors allege had sex with Silvio Berlusconi while he was Italy's premier in exchange for money spent her second day on the witness stand Friday, denying her own sworn descriptions of racy escapades at his "bunga bunga" parties and long lists of expensive jewelry and watches received from the media mogul.