US to probe killing of Cecil the lionThe killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe by American dentist Walter Palmer is being investigated by the US Fish and Wildlife Service to see if it was part of a conspiracy to…
US policeman pleads not guilty to murderA white U.S. police officer who shot a black motorist after stopping him over a missing license plate pleaded not guilty Thursday to charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter.
Found debris sparks hopes for finding Malaysian airlinerMalaysia is “almost certain” that plane debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean is from a Boeing 777, the deputy transport minister said on Thursday, heightening the…
No new Greece bailout without 'debt sustainability', IMF saysThe International Monetary Fund said Thursday it would not join a new bailout program for Greece until conditions for debt sustainability, including debt relief and economic…
India hangs 1993 Mumbai bomb plotterIndia has executed convicted bomb plotter Yakub Memon, according to Indian news channels. He was sentenced to death for his role in a series of co-ordinated attacks that killed…
Man stabs six at Jerusalem Gay Pride marchAn Ultra-Orthodox Jewish man lunged into a group of revelers at Jerusalem's annual gay pride parade and stabbed six people Thursday evening as they marched in the holy city,…
Nigeria names head of multinational force to fight Boko HaramNigeria said Thursday it has appointed a general to lead a new multinational task force created to fight Boko Haram Islamists, in the face of increasingly bloody attacks.
France’s EDF, Areva agree nuclear reactor dealFrench state-controlled utility EDF is buying a majority stake in the reactor business of nuclear group Areva and will look for partners to take a minority stake.
Republican Jim Gilmore files to enter presidential raceFormer Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore filed the paperwork on Wednesday to join the race for the Republican presidential nomination, according to the Federal Election Commission.
Leader of US-backed Syria rebels abducted by Nusra FrontThe al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front has abducted the leader of a U.S.-backed rebel group in north Syria, opposition sources and a monitoring group said, in a blow to Washington’s…
Disneyland Paris accused of overcharging foreign visitorsEuropean Union regulators are investigating prices charged by Disneyland Paris after complaints from foreign consumers who said they were charged far more than their French…
Russia vetoes UN resolution on MH17 TribunalRussia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution Wednesday that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 over Ukraine.