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32 Killed In Iraq Café Bombing

04/20/2013 03:25 AM

A western Baghdad coffee shop popular among young Iraqis was the target of a bombing Thursday night. More than two dozen people were killed.

 

Iran And Pakistan Rocked By Powerful Earthquake, 6 Dead And 47 Injured

04/16/2013 11:37 PM

A powerful earthquake rocked Iran and Pakistan Tuesday afternoon, killing several people and leaving more than a dozen others injured. The 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck around 3:15 p.m. local tim...

 

French Inmate Redoine Faid Escapes In Brazen Jail Break, Interpol Issues Wanted Notice

04/16/2013 02:48 AM

An inmate has vanished after staging a brazen prison break over the weekend in north France. Authorities confirm Redoine Faid is currently on the run following an escape from Lille-Sequedin peniten...

 

Taliban Ambushes Outpost, 13 Afghan Soldiers Killed

04/12/2013 11:53 PM

Afghan National Army officers tasked with maintaining security in a mountain district of eastern Afghanistan were overrun by Taliban insurgents early Friday morning. U.S. and Afghan military offici...

 

Taiwan Authorities Seize Bomb Close To Detonation On Train Car

04/12/2013 11:06 PM

A bomb close to detonation was found Friday morning on a high-speed train in Taiwan, prompting the quick evacuation of hundreds of passengers. The explosive device was safely disarmed and seized by...

 

14 Dead In Shootings In Mexico

04/12/2013 04:40 AM

Fourteen people died Wednesday in two separate shootings in western Mexico, authorities confirmed. Both shootings occurred in Michoacan, a state mostly controlled by the Knights Templar drug cartel...

 

Iran: Earthquake Death Toll Rises To 30, 800 Others Injured

04/10/2013 12:14 AM

Authorities in Iran say the death toll in Tuesday’s earthquake has risen from 4 to 30. Some 800 others were injured. No other details have been released.

 

Shooting Rampage In Serbia Leaves 13 Dead, Gunman In Critical Condition

04/09/2013 11:32 PM

A gunman is in critical condition in central Serbia following a shooting rampage that left 13 people dead. According to reports, 60-year-old Ljubisa Bogdanovic shot and killed his mother and son ju...

 

Strong Earthquake Hits Near Nuclear Plant In Iran, 4 People Confirmed Dead

04/09/2013 10:37 PM

Southern Iran was rocked by a powerful earthquake Tuesday afternoon, sparking fears that the nuclear plant near the quake’s epicenter may have been damage. Atomstroyexport, the Russian company that...

 

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Dies

04/08/2013 10:39 PM

Britain’s first ever female prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, has died. The 87-year-old, who reportedly suffered from Alzheimer’s in recent years, passed away Monday morning after having a stroke....

 

Illegally Occupied Building Collapses In India, Dozens Dead

04/05/2013 11:47 PM

A multi-story building illegally occupied while still under construction collapsed Thursday in western India, leaving dozens of people dead and numerous others injured. The building is located in T...

 

Saudi Arabia Sentences Man To Paralysis In Stabbing Case

04/05/2013 03:17 AM

Human rights group Amnesty International is speaking out against Saudi Arabia for allegedly sentencing a man to be paralyzed. The man facing the shocking sentence has been identified as 24-year-old...

 

Oscar Pistorius Gets More Lenient Bail Terms, May Travel Overseas To Compete

03/29/2013 12:12 AM

Oscar Pistorius’ legal team won an appeal for more lenient bail conditions on Thursday, paving the way for the track star to travel outside South Africa to compete. Judge Bert Bam said Pistorius’ p...

 

Suspect In Daniel Pearl Beheading Arrested In Karachi

03/19/2013 11:43 PM

A suspect in the 2002 beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl has been arrested in Karachi, Pakistan, according to a senior Pakistani official. The U.S. State Department has not conf...

 

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Becomes Pope Francis I

03/14/2013 03:28 AM

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina was declared the 266th pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church Wednesday afternoon on second day of the conclave. He was selected on the fifth...

 

Teen Cartel Assassin Found Dead in Central Mexico

03/05/2013 01:58 AM

A teenage drug cartel assassin who recently confessed to the murders of at least 10 people was found dead on the side of a road in central Mexico last week. Authorities identified the boy as 13-yea...

 

12 Young Children Killed In School Bus Accident In India

03/05/2013 01:10 AM

An early morning crash on a highway in northern India at least a dozen young children dead, authorities of Punjab state confirm. The accident occurred in Gahir area of Jalandhar district around 8 a...

 

World Flame Retardant Demand to Reach 2.6 Million Metric Tons in 2016

03/02/2013 04:04 AM

World demand for flame retardant additives is forecast to rise 5.4 percent per year to 2.6 million metric tons in 2016.

 

17 Afghan Police Officers Drugged, Shot To Death By Taliban Militants

03/01/2013 04:07 AM

Seventeen Afghan police officers were drugged and then shot to death as they slept early Wednesday in eastern Afghanistan. Officials say two officers acting on behalf of the Taliban carried out the...

 

New Zealand Shark Attack Leave Film Director Adam Strange Dead

03/01/2013 03:45 AM

Award-winning TV and short film director Adam Strange died this week in a shark attack in New Zealand. Thought to be the first shark attack in the country in 37 years, the tragic incident took plac...