May 21, 2016

73 dead, scores missing in weeklong Sri Lanka storms

Sri Lanka’s government has raised the death toll from landslides and heavy flooding around the island nation to 73, as soldiers continue searching for scores of people missing since deadly landslides struck hill country several days ago. In the capital, Colombo, and its suburbs, ...

Jan 25, 2016

France's alert unsettles some

When a state of emergency was imposed in France after the November attacks, numb and terror-weary citizens welcomed the show of force. But a sense of creeping unease over civil liberties has turned to outright opposition in many quarters as French President Francois Hollande ...

Dec 16, 2015

Police arrest, question man over Nov. 13 Paris attacks

Police arrested a 29-year-old man on Tuesday and held him for questioning about the Nov. 13 Paris attacks, officials said. The prosecutor’s office said the man was arrested in the morning at his home in Villiers-Sur-Marne, a far-flung eastern suburb of Paris. The spokeswoman ...