The ashes of Polish fighter ace Capt. Kazimierz Sporny, who is credited with downing at least five enemy planes in the World War II Battle of Britain, have been brought from London to western Poland for a military burial.
Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 10:10am
Kurdish rebels opened fire Thursday at security forces protecting a convoy of vehicles carrying Turkey's main opposition party leader in the northeast, killing a soldier and wounding two others, officials said.
Maggie Michael, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 9:50am
From the day he was imprisoned more than 100 days ago, Egyptian rights lawyer Malek Adly has been locked in solitary confinement with almost no communication with the outside world, sleeping on a bare floor in conditions his lawyers say amount to torture.
Lynne O'Donnell, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 9:40am
A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 13 people were killed and dozens wounded in the assault on the sprawling campus on Kabul's outskirts, a government spokesman said.
Eloge Willy Kaneza and Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 9:30am
The majority of Burundians want presidential term limits removed from the country's constitution, a government-backed commission in Burundi has announced, despite last year's deadly uproar over the president's stay in power.
Frances D'Emilio and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | Posted Aug 25th - 8:47am
Rescue crews aided by sniffer dogs dug through crumbled homes Thursday looking for earthquake survivors as Italy again anguished over how to secure its ancient towns and modern cities from the country's highly seismic terrain.