Kenyan police on horseback patrol Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi on November 26, 2015, ahead of Pope Francis' public mass at nearby University of Nairobi, which was attended by some one million people. On Saturday, Kenya's Interior Ministry said police had arrested two men over a terror plot linked to Iran. (AFP PHOTO/JENNIFER HUXTA)
RIO DE JANEIRO: Mud from a dam that burst at an iron ore mine in Brazil earlier this month, killing 12 people and polluting an important river, is toxic, the United Nations’ human rights agency said o
CARACAS: A Venezuelan opposition election candidate was shot dead while campaigning, political leaders said Thursday, raising tensions ahead of a legislative vote that could weaken the major oil produ
THE HAGUE: The Netherlands has no obligation to provide food and shelter to refugees refusing to return home once their bid for asylum has been refused, a top Dutch advisory body said Thursday.
LUDHIANA: In a troubling development, the Punjab chapter of Indian far-right political group Shiv Sena announced a cash reward of Rs100,000 for “anyone who slaps” Bollywood actor Aamir Khan over his r
KARACHI: A Pakistani court ordered a prominent opposition politician close to former President Asif Ali Zardari into police custody on Thursday on charges of aiding terrorists in a case his party has
DHAKA: Bangladesh police commandos killed the suspected military chief of a banned militant group in a shootout in the capital, a police commissioner said on Thursday, as security forces step up a hun
MANILA: Philippine military officials say government forces have killed eight suspected sympathizers of Daesh in the southern Philippines.
HONG KONG: Canada’s Chinese-born Miss World contender was stuck in Hong Kong Thursday after being banned from taking a flight bound for mainland China, where the beauty pageant will take place.
BRUSSELS: Belgian emergency services evacuated the biggest mosque in Brussels and decontaminated 11 people on Thursday after the discovery of a suspicious package containing what turned out to be flou
LUND, Sweden: “I came from my room to see what was happening. I saw the fire and ran outside,” says Dawit, a 13-year-old Ethiopian boy living in a Swedish center for asylum seekers.
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