Boubacar Diallo, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 12:00pm
European Union observers on Tuesday commended voters in Guinea for their enthusiasm and peaceful conduct during a presidential election despite logistical problems, and called for transparency as the electoral commission finalizes the results of the first round.
A U.N. human rights expert is raising doubts about the re-election of Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, saying he garnered the highest margin of victory in an election in Europe since World War II.
Russian security officials released new details Tuesday about a group suspected of planning a terror attack in Moscow with support from the Islamic State group, saying it was comprised of 12 Russian citizens, including at least one who had been trained in Syria.
Michelle Faul, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 9:40am
Amnesty International opened an office Tuesday in Nigeria, promising to investigate allegations of abuses from oil pollution and forced evictions to charges of military killings of civilians in the fight against Boko Haram Islamic extremists.
Albert Aji and Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 9:40am
Insurgents fired two shells at the Russian embassy in the Syrian capital on Tuesday as hundreds of pro-government supporters gathered outside the compound to thank Moscow for its military intervention.
John-Thor Dahlburg and Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted Oct 13th - 9:31am
A missile launched from rebel-held Ukraine ripped the cockpit from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, Dutch investigators reported Tuesday, adding that some passengers may have remained conscious for another minute or so as the airflow tore off their clothes and objects spinning through the cabin killed people in neighboring seats.