Officials say that more than 35,000 people were without electricity in Sweden on Monday after a storm battered southern Scandinavia, damaging buildings, toppling trees, canceling trains and closing bridge links between Denmark and Sweden.
Mike Corder, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 4:40am
A European Union envoy criticized Syria on Monday for "gaps and contradictions" in its declarations about its chemical weapons arsenal to the global watchdog overseeing the destruction of the toxic armaments.
Ciaran Giles, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 4:20am
Efforts by the acting president of Spain's powerful northeastern Catalonia region to form a pro-independence regional government have been dealt another blow as the radical pro-secession CUP party reaffirmed its opposition to his candidacy.
Daniella Cheslow, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 4:20am
A Jerusalem court on Monday convicted two Israeli youths in the grisly killing last year of 16-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir, while delaying the verdict for the third and chief suspect in the case due to a last-minute insanity plea.
Rod McGuirk, Associated Press | Posted Nov 30th - 4:01am
Leonid Gurevich Kulikovsky, the reclusive great-grandson of Russian Tsar Alexander III, had a funeral on Monday in the northern Australian city of Darwin after living his final years in obscurity and alone with his dog in an Outback trailer park where he was known by locals as Old Nick.