Alessandra Tarantino and Colleen Barry, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 8:33am
Authorities scrambled to find housing Thursday for thousands of people displaced by a pair of strong earthquakes that struck the same region of central Italy hit by a deadly quake in August, hoping to prevent a second night for them on the street or in cars.
Ignatius Ssuuna, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 8:31am
The Congolese army has arrested a senior member of the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, a rebel group that includes members accused of carrying out the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, a military official said Thursday.
Karel Janicek, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 8:20am
Half an hour's drive outside Prague, visitors looking for something different near the Czech capital can find themselves hiking in a former military zone — with army bunkers and a top secret Cold War depot to boot.
Gillian Wong, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 8:13am
China's Communist Party on Thursday elevated President Xi Jinping to the position of "core" of the leadership, underscoring the clout he has amassed on the back of a sweeping anti-corruption campaign and crackdown on dissent.
Ali Kotarumalos, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 6:50am
A Jakarta court sentenced an Indonesian woman accused of killing a former classmate with cyanide-laced coffee to 20 years in prison on Thursday, in a dramatic climax to a trial that was broadcast live and became a national spectacle.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Oct 27th - 6:40am
Abu Sayyaf pocketed at least 353 million pesos ($7.3 million) from ransom kidnappings in the first six months of the year and have turned to abductions of foreign tugboat crewmen as military offensives restricted the militants' mobility, a confidential Philippine government report said.