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Italy to end sea rescue mission that saved 100,000 migrants

ROME (Reuters) - Italy said on Friday it would close a sea rescue mission that has saved the lives of more than 100,000 migrants from Africa and the Middle...

Pirate Bay co-founder jailed in Denmark

The Swedish co‑founder of file‑sharing website The Pirate Bay was sentenced to three years and six months in jail Friday in the largest hacking...

Mike Tyson says he was sexually abused as a child

Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson was sexually abused when he was seven years old by a stranger on the street, he told US radio. The 48-year‑old...

Burkina Faso protesters return, demand leader's resignation

Tens of thousands of protesters on Friday demanded the "immediate" resignation of President Blaise Compaore, as the opposition urged followers to...

Al-Qaeda gunmen kill Yemen police officer, soldier

Suspected Al‑Qaeda gunmen killed a Yemeni police officer and a soldier in two separate attacks in the south of the strife‑torn country,...

Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

Israel has reopened a contested Jerusalem holy site and deployed hundreds of security personnel amid rising tensions in the city.

Crews to begin work to recover Kansas victims

Work begins Friday to recover the remains of the four people who died when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility at a Kansas airport,...

machete attack kills 14 people in DR Congo

Fourteen people were killed in a machete attack by Ugandan rebels in the Beni region in the restive eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where nearly 100...

Kurds' battle for Kobani unites a people divided by borders

Cloaked in Kurdish flags, thousands of people lined the roads to cheer on a military convoy headed for what was -- until recently -- an obscure Syrian...

China executes man who killed toddler in parking row

A Chinese man who killed a two‑year‑old girl after a row with her mother over a parking space was executed on Friday, a court said.