Albert Aji, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 2:40am
Buses, ambulances and trucks lined up at the entrance of a blockaded Damascus suburb on Friday to evacuate rebels and civilians under a deal struck between the Syrian opposition forces and the government.
Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 2:10am
Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least eight police officers and wounding 70 other people, the state-run news agency and Turkish officials said.
Tsering Topgyal, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 1:21am
Nearly 3,000 people were evacuated in India's remote northeast after an artificial lake created by a landslide threatened their lives, even as flood water levels stabilized in the worst-hit areas of the north, officials said Friday.
Striking informal miners in Bolivia kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister on Thursday after he traveled to the area to mediate in the bitter conflict over mining laws, officials said.