Albert Aji and Zeina Karam, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 3:00am
Buses, ambulances and trucks lined up at the entrance of a long-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 - 2:52am
Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people, the state-run news agency said.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 2:50am
Philippine troops killed at least 11 Abu Sayyaf militants, including an influential commander, in an assault on the extremists Friday following their beheading of a captive whose family was too poor to pay ransom, the military said.
Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press | Posted Aug 26th - 2:41am
Rustic yet refined, the two-story villa at the foothills of the Apennines is a family treasure, embracing five centuries of the Celli family's noble history, memories and mementoes. But after the earthquake left wide cracks in the exterior walls, those in the latest generation wonder if they'll ever set foot inside again.
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.