Moscow': As war-weary Ukraine prepares to vote in a snap parliamentary election on Sunday, its former master Russia stands by for once apparently unable to influence the outcome.
Washington: Air defence forces were put on high alert and cities across the US increased security after Wednesday's deadly shooting attacks on the Canadian parliament in the capital city of
United Nations: The UN mission in South Sudan is bracing for ongoing fighting even if a political deal is reached between rival leaders, the new head of mission said Wednesday.
United Nations: The chief UN investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang`s actions to The Hague on
Damascus: The Syrian air force destroyed two timeworn war jets, which were captured by the Islamic State (IS) militants in an airbase in Syria`s Aleppo province, a senior Syrian military
Denver (US): Dozens of artifacts are on their way back to Peru after being seized in the United States during investigations into the smuggling of cultural relics.
Investigators from US
Lima: The tiny Peru town of Paruro chose its new mayor in a strange way -- a coin toss -- after the two candidates tied at the ballot box earlier this month, officials said Wednesday.
Tegucigalpa: A severe drought is endangering more than half a million people in Honduras, ramping up pressure on them to migrate, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent
Nicosia,: A small airplane en route to Beirut with two people on board crashed after taking off from Cyprus, according to the Lebanese authorities.
The Lebanese minister of interior,
Kano: A large explosion rocked a bus station Wednesday in a north Nigeria area previously targeted by Boko Haram, witnesses said, in what appeared to be the latest crack in the government`s
Washington: A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret Service spokesman said.
"Dogs got him," the spokesman said
New York: US health officials imposed fresh constraints on Wednesday on people entering the country from three countries at the center of West Africa`s Ebola epidemic, mandating that they
London: Britain may join the United States "shoulder to shoulder" in operations against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, a US general and presidential envoy said on Wednesday.
Londoon: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Wednesday he was "confident" his asylum status will be resolved, as he awaits an imminent ruling on his case by a Swedish court.
A court in
Vienna: The US ambassador to the OSCE said Moscow continued to block the expansion of the checkpoint observation mission on the Russia-Ukraine border, hindering the monitoring that was agreed
Ottawa: Canada's capital was jolted on Wednesday by the fatal shooting of a soldier and an attack on Parliament building in which gunshots were fired outside a room where Prime Minister Stephen
Washington,: The White House today cautioned against making assumptions about President Barack Obama's changes to US immigration rules based on a new federal contract proposal from the Homeland
Washington: An American held hostage for six months in North Korea arrived home Wednesday after his surprise release, stressing he had been well treated and voicing support for two US citizens
Nairobi: Kenya has plans to train 30,000 health workers on Ebola screening, prevention, control and case management, the health ministry said Wednesday.
The training is being supported
Gaza City: Several dozen tons of cement bags stored in a warehouse are one of the few tangible achievements so far of a USD 2.7 billion plan to rebuild war-wrecked Gaza Strip.
Havana: A new contingent of 83 doctors and nurses have left Cuba to help battle Ebola in Guinea and Liberia, bringing to 256 the number of medical workers sent by Havana to fight the epidemic
Benghazi: Libyan army troops today pushed into Benghazi, the first time in two months that government forces had entered the eastern city, which has been under control of Islamist militias.
Madrid: Spain said Wednesday it would order police guarding its borders with Morocco to take care to prevent injuries when tackling migrants who scramble over the fences into Spanish territory
Arbil: Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers approved a plan on Wednesday to send fighters to the Syrian town of Kobane to relieve fellow Kurds under attack by Islamic State militants, marking the semi-
Tehran: Around 1,000 people took to the streets in Iran on Wednesday to demand action after four women were maimed in acid attacks reportedly linked to them not wearing the veil.
Day in Pics: 22nd October
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