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Police say runner was merely "in the wrong place at the wrong time"
Pistorius was convicted of culpable homicide in the 2013 shooting death of his girlfriend
(TALLINN, Estonia) — Estonian police say a teacher has been killed by a pupil who shot her during class in the southern town of Viljandi. Police spokeswoman Tuuli Harson said the shooting took place Monday afternoon in Paalalinna school, and the shooter has been apprehended. She said no one else was injured. Estonian media said…
Capsizing in April killed nearly 300 people
New Human Rights Watch report details the Nigerian Islamist group's abuse of abducted women and girls
(BAGHDAD) — A suicide car bomber struck a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government Shiite militiamen south of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 11 people, officials said. No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, which occurred on the outskirts of the Sunni town of Jurf al-Sakhar, 50 kilometers (30 miles) south of…
Armed men entered a house where Meyiwa was staying, but the motive remains unclear
Police are investigating Michael Zehaf-Bibeau's interactions with numerous individuals in the days leading up to the attack
The Kurdish struggle to hold on to Syrian border town isn't all good news
RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected to a second term to lead the world’s fifth-largest nation. Official results released Sunday by Brazil’s top electoral court show that the left-leaning Rousseff beat opposition contender Aecio Neves. With 98 percent of the vote counted, Rousseff had won 51.5 percent of the ballots.…
(MURSITPINAR, Turkey) — A Syrian activist group said Sunday that the death toll in 40 days of fighting in and around the northern Syrian border town of Kobani has reached 815, as Kurdish fighters battled Muslim militants for a hill west of the town. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the death toll…
Incidents of violence in the city and the West Bank increase tension between Israelis and Palestinians
By leaving millions of pro-Russian voters out the electoral process, the ballot will only deepen the rifts that lie beneath the war in eastern Ukraine.
Friends and colleagues have high praise for Dr. Craig Spencer as he begins a fight for his life
(OTTAWA, Ontario) — He seemed lost, “did not fit in,” had drug problems, and went more than five years without seeing his mother. In recent weeks, he had been living at a homeless shelter and had talked about wanting to go to Libya — or Syria — but became agitated when he couldn’t get a…
The 67-year-old's conviction has been slammed by human rights groups as "politically motivated"
The only solution to the monthlong protest, they insist, is for the local government to fight for Hong Kong's rights instead of always capitulating to China
The mission, part of Beijing's program to eventually land a man on the moon, will take eight days
Residents say the kidnappings come a day after a truce between the militants and the Nigerian government
Heartthrob Ablajan embodies the tension between pop and politics in China's Xinjiang region