Jan 24, 2015

Hospital 'targeted' in Sudan government air raid: MSF

A Sudanese warplane deliberately targeted one of the few hospitals operating in South Kordofan state, where ethnic minority rebels have been fighting government troops, an international medical charity charged Friday. Two people were wounded in the Tuesday raid in Frandala in the Nuba Mountains, ...

Jan 22, 2015

Argentine Jews call rally for 'truth and justice' over 1994 bombing

Argentina’s Jewish community called for “truth and justice” Wednesday, convening a demonstration at the site of a 1994 bombing in the wake of the suspicious death of the prosecutor investigating the attack. Alberto Nisman was found dead of a gunshot to the head in ...

Jury selection starts in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Jan 6, 2015

Jury selection starts in Boston Marathon bombing trial

Potential jurors stared intently at Boston Marathon bombing defendant Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as jury selection began under tight security Monday in one the America’s most closely watched terror trials in recent years. Tsarnaev, flanked by his attorneys, sat at a table at the front of ...

Jan 1, 2015

Motion to delay denied; Tsarnaev trial process starts Monday

A judge on Wednesday denied requests by lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to move his trial out of state and to delay its start, meaning jury selection will begin Monday in Boston federal court. U.S. District Court Judge George O’Toole Jr. ...

Nov 28, 2014

Northeast Nigeria bus station blast kills 40: witness

A roadside bomb tore through a bus station near a busy junction in northeast Nigeria on Thursday, killing 40 people, including five soldiers, witnesses and a security source on the scene said. The security source and witness Abubakar Adamu, a mechanic who narrowly avoided ...

Israel agrees to 'humanitarian' pause in Gaza bombardment

Jul 17, 2014

Israel agrees to 'humanitarian' pause in Gaza bombardment

Israel agreed to implement a five-hour “humanitarian” pause in its nine-day-old bombardment of Gaza that has killed more than 200 Palestinians, including four boys struck on a beach Wednesday by shells fired from a navy ship. Israel said it would hold its fire Thursday ...

Twin bomb blasts rock Beirut as violence seeps from Syria

Feb 20, 2014

Twin bomb blasts rock Beirut as violence seeps from Syria

Two suicide bombers blew up their cars near an Iranian cultural center in Beirut on Wednesday, killing at least four people and wounding scores, including children in an orphanage, in the latest attack targeting Shiite areas in Lebanon. An al-Qaida-linked group claimed responsibility for ...