BUJUMBURA: Burundi’s main opposition leader Agathon Rwasa was Thursday elected as deputy head of the national Parliament, despite having condemned recent elections and supported months of civil unrest
KANO, Nigeria: Boko Haram miliants slit the throats of 10 fishermen in villages near Baga on the shores of the Lake Chad in northeastern Nigeria, a leading fisherman and a resident said.
HONG KONG: A Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles made an emergency landing at a military base in Alaska late Wednesday, after smoke was detected on the aircraft.
SUBOTICA, Serbia: Swifts darted in and out of nesting holes in the scrubland around an old brick factory in northern Serbia.
MIAMI: Five Cuban migrants landed in an upscale town in the Florida Keys earlier this week, after making the treacherous crossing in a rustic open boat, the Miami Herald reported Thursday.
MEXICO: At least 23 people, including a baby, were killed when a truck’s brakes failed and plowed into pilgrims in north-central Mexico, authorities said Thursday, as the driver fled the tragedy.
ATLANTA: Four rebel Confederate battle flags were found on the grounds of a church near the Martin Luther King Jr.
CHICAGO: A white Ohio policeman who shot a black man during a routine traffic stop in what prosecutors called a “senseless” act motivated by anger pleaded not guilty to murder Thursday.
MANILA: Filipinos poured out of buildings and shopping malls in a massive drill across Manila on Thursday to brace for a 7.2-magnitude earthquake that experts fear could kill tens of thousands and dis
SAINT-ANDRE, France: Plane wreckage washed up on a tiny Indian Ocean island will be sent to France for investigation, as hopes mounted Thursday the mysterious object could unlock the riddle of missing
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