YAOUNDE, Cameroon: Boko Haram militants have seized control of a Nigerian town after soldiers deployed there fled to take refuge across the border in nearby Cameroon, police and locals said on Tuesda
MIAMI: Military officials say a Navy nurse who refused to take part in feeding of hunger striking prisoners at Guantanamo has been recalled early from duty at the US base in Cuba.
KABUL: One of the two men vying to become Afghanistan’s next president is threatening to boycott a ballot audit from the country’s disputed presidential runoff, his adviser said Tuesday, a development
JUBA: A UN cargo helicopter crashed Tuesday in South Sudan’s war zone region of Unity state, the UN peacekeeping mission said, adding it was “deeply concerned” about the fate of the crew.
JAKARTA: A closed-door trial began Tuesday for the first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school in Indonesia that is facing a storm of c
MINSK: Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday the crisis in Ukraine could not be solved by a further military escalation or without dialogue with representatives of the country’s Russian-spe
MONROVIA: The head of the US Agency for International Development said Tuesday poor understanding of Ebola was undermining the fight against the epidemic, pointing out that the fever is harder to get
LONDON: British police are appealing to the public to help identify aspiring terrorists after the murder of an American journalist focused attention on extremism in the UK
ISLAMABAD: Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif met the powerful army chief on Tuesday, a source in his administration said, as a political deadlock over mass protests for the government's resignatio
SYDNEY: An Australian pilot made an emergency landing after wresting back the controls of his light aircraft from an 82-year-old passenger who grabbed them midflight, the aircraft’s charter company sa
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