Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 3:10am
Iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people from villages near the front lines of the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul and surrounding areas, where the U.N. says militants have committed a number of atrocities in recent days, officials said Wednesday.
Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 3:00am
Two children are fortunate to be alive, police said Wednesday, after they were thrown clear and survived an accident that killed their mothers and two other people on a river rapids ride at a popular theme park in Australia.
Abdul Sattar and Asif Shahzad, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 3:00am
Pakistan's city of Quetta was completely shut down Wednesday following a militant rampage at a police academy the day before while families buried 60 police cadets and an army officer killed in the attack — one of the deadliest targeting Pakistani security forces in recent years.
Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 1:41am
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking in a country that is a staunch U.S. ally and hosts 50,000 American troops, said Wednesday that he wants his country to be free of foreign troops, possibly within two years.
Kelvin Chan, Associated Press | Posted Oct 26th - 1:00am
Two newly elected pro-democracy lawmakers defied an order Wednesday barring them from taking their oaths after being disqualified earlier for insulting China, sparking more unruly scenes in Hong Kong's legislature.
Joshua Goodman and Jorge Rueda, Associated Press | Posted Oct 25th - 10:23pm
Venezuela's standoff deepened after congress voted to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for breaking the constitutional order and opposition leaders called for mass protests on Wednesday to drive the unpopular socialist leader from office.