Carley Petesch and Babacar Dione, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 6:03am
The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania arrived in Gambia's capital Friday in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get defeated President Yahya Jammeh to cede power, while a regional military force was awaiting orders to act.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 5:20am
Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public excitement.
Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 5:10am
A man with a history of mental health and drug abuse issues drove into a street crowded with pedestrians in Australia's second-largest city on Friday, killing at least four people, including a child, and injuring around 15 others, police said.
Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 5:10am
Islamic State group militants destroyed the landmark ancient Tetrapylon and parts of the 2nd century Roman theater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra, the government and opposition monitoring groups said Friday.
Haruna Umar and Ismail Alfa Abdulrahim, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 3:40am
Boko Haram extremists attacked a refugee camp in northeast Nigeria just days after Nigeria's air force bombed it, witnesses said Friday, as reports emerged that the death toll from the bombing could be as high as 170.