TURKU, Finland (Reuters) - Finnish police raided an apartment in eastern Turku and said it was "quite certain" it had identified the attacker who killed two people and wounded eight during a stabbing rampage on Friday, local media reported.
DAKAR (Reuters) - A landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is likely to have killed more than 200 people, based on estimates from the number of households submerged, the governor of affected Ituri province said on Friday.
Jailed Mexican ex-governor Javier Duarte, who is facing trial for corruption, has launched a hunger strike to protest the way the case against him is being handled, authorities said Friday. Duarte was governor of the eastern state of...Show More Summary
Here’s what’s happening in the world of television on Friday, August 18 and Saturday, August 19. All times are Eastern. Top picks The Defenders (Netflix, Friday) and Halt And Catch Fire (AMC, Saturday, 9 p.m.): The tech pioneers of Halt And Catch Fire just can’t catch a break. Show More Summary
The second location celebrates anime and pop art Tea Space Address: 7425 S. Eastern Ave., Suite 102 Phone: 702-695-5393 Status: Open daily from noon until 10 p.m. and until midnight on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Tea Space has beenShow More Summary
All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football AFL Round 22 Adelaide Crows vs. Sydney Swans — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. (Friday) CFL Week 9 Edmonton Eskimos at Winnipeg Blue Bombers — ESPN3, 8:30 p.m. College Football College Football Live — ESPN2, 5:30 p.m. Show More Summary
SAHIBGANJ, India (Reuters) - An elephant blamed for killing more than a dozen people in the eastern Indian states of Jharkhand and Bihar was shot dead on Friday, after an elaborate hunt that involved dozens of forest officials and a sharpshooter.
KABUL (Reuters) - The U.S. military denied reports on Friday that an air strike in the eastern Afghan province of Nangarhar had killed as many as 16 civilians, saying the operation had killed only militant fighters.
Several civilians have been killed in an US airstrike in eastern Afghanistan, local officials said Friday, the latest setback in efforts to bring peace to the war-torn country. Saaz Wali Shinwari, the district governor of Haska MinaShow More Summary
Russia has put its eastern air defense systems on high alert following an exchange of nuclear threats between neighboring North Korea and U.S. President Donald Trump, a top Russian lawmaker said on Friday. “What is now happening around North Korea cannot fail to instill us with a feeling of...
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, August 11, and Saturday, August 12. All times are Eastern. Top pick DuckTales (Disney XD, Saturday, 12 a.m.): In this reboot of the classic series, Donald Duck once again drops off nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie with Uncle Scrooge McDuck at mysterious McDuck Manor, leading to all sorts of adventures. Show More Summary
The first hurricane of the 2017 Atlantic season made landfall in eastern Mexico and should break up by late Thursday or Friday. But its rains could cause intense flooding.
All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football AFL Round 21 Western Bulldogs vs. Greater Western Sydney Giants — Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. (Friday) Baseball CanAm League Trois-Rivieres Aigles at Rockland Boulders — Eleven Sports, 7 p.m. Show More Summary
Travelers scheduled to fly on Friday should keep an eye on the weather as thunderstorms threatened to snarl flights across the eastern U.S.
SARAJEVO/BELGRADE (Reuters) - Swathes of southern and eastern Europe sweltered in temperatures above 40 degrees Celsius (104°F) on Friday in a heat wave nicknamed "Lucifer" that has fanned forest fires, triggered weather warning alerts and damaged crops.
Russia's diamond giant Alrosa said Friday that one of its mines in eastern Siberia has suffered flooding with around 150 miners inside. Alrosa, Russia's largest diamond producer, said in a statement on its website that water had broken through into the mine at around 4:30 pm (0730 GMT), while there were "more than 100 people" inside. Show More Summary
A German couple received lengthy jail sentences Friday for brutally raping and killing a Chinese student in eastern Germany, in a shocking crime that caused outrage in both countries. The court in the city of Dessau found that the 21-year-old defendants, named only as Sebastian F. Show More Summary
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Friday, August 4, and Saturday, August 5. All times are Eastern. Top pick Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later (Netflix, Friday): We had to wait almost 15 years for the prequel Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp, so the fact this is coming out only two years later feels like a minor miracle. Show More Summary
All Times Eastern Australian Rules Football AFL Round 20 Geelong Cats vs. Sydney Swans — Fox Soccer Plus, Fox Soccer Plus, 5:30 a.m. (Friday) Baseball CanAm League Ottawa Champions at Rockland Boulders — Eleven Sports, 7 p.m. Basketball...Show More Summary
KINSHASA (Reuters) - At least one person was killed and an estimated 20 inmates escaped in a prison break in Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern city of Bukavu on Friday, the mayor said.