Anne-Marie Garcia and Danica Coto, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 10:31am
Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said.
Dany Padire, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 10:51am
Chad executed by firing squad 10 members of Boko Haram on Saturday, the security minister said, marking the first use of the death penalty since the country bolstered its anti-terror measures last month.
President Hassan Rouhani has opposed a parliamentary vote on the landmark nuclear deal reached with world powers, saying terms of the agreement will turn into legal obligation if it is passed by the house.
Essam Mohamed, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 10:01am
Rescue workers have recovered 12 more bodies off the Libyan coast, raising the death toll from the latest disaster for migrants trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean to 117, Libyan authorities said on Saturday.
Security officials say Islamic State militants have detained at least 70 people in a remote western Iraqi town following a rare street demonstration protesting the extremist group's execution of a local resident.
Nattasuda Anusondisai and Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press | Posted Aug 29th - 9:20am
Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago.