The two-year-old U.S. diplomatic relationship with Cuba was roiled Wednesday by what U.S. officials say was a string of bizarre incidents that left a group
French soldiers taking part in Operation Sentinelle are the highest profile symbols of the fight against Islamic extremism — but along with other security forces patrolling
Yemen’s national blood bank faces a complete shutdown within a week after a medical aid charity ended its two-year support, the facility’s director said yesterday,
Arkansas highway officials shut down westbound lanes of a cross-country interstate for four hours so crews could pick up pizza. An 18-wheeler containing DiGiorno and Tombstone frozen
The notorious East End gangsters Ronnie and Reggie Kray have been allowed out of prison for their mother’s funeral. Violet Kray, 72, died of cancer last week.
A historical film about the last Russian czar’s affair with a ballerina has been cleared for release, the Culture Ministry said yesterday, despite passionate calls for its ban.
Joan Boix has been attending separatist demonstrations in Catalonia for at least five years and he contributes to the campaign for a split from Spain.
French police shot and arrested a man yesterday suspected of slamming a BMW into soldiers in a Paris suburb, injuring six of them in what appeared
A 3-day-old baby deer is being sent to a wildlife reserve after somebody thought they were helping the fawn by removing it from a desert area in
The first American to orbit the Earth has landed safely in the Atlantic Ocean. Marine Lieutenant John Glenn, 40, travelled about 81,000 miles (more than 130,000km)
Cinematographer John Bailey is the new president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The organization’s board of governors elected Bailey to a one-year term
Casinos are slowly embracing competitive video game tournaments as a way to help their bottom lines, but the money is coming from renting hotel rooms to
Venezuela’s pro-government supreme court has ordered the removal and imprisonment of a Caracas area mayor at the center of protests against President Nicolas Maduro. The court has sentenced
From the Indian Ocean coast to Rift Valley towns to Nairobi’s slums, Kenyans turned out in large numbers to vote yesterday in an election pitting President
Sinead O’Connor has emotionally pleaded for help and opened up about her struggles with mental illness in a rambling Facebook video. The 50-year-old Irish singer says in
Charles Kennedy has won the race to succeed Paddy Ashdown as leader of the Liberal Democrats. Mr Kennedy, who was the party’s rural affairs spokesman, won
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