Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press | PostedAug 15th - 6:39am
A 42-year-old man has been charged with attempted murder for sending a letter bomb to a bitcoin company in London and over threatening letters he sent to two dozen lawmakers in Sweden, including government members, Swedish authorities said Wednesday.
Rahim Faiez and Amir Shah, Associated Press | PostedAug 15th - 6:33am
A Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in northern Afghanistan killed at least 30 soldiers and policemen, officials said, as life gradually returned to normal on Wednesday in parts of the eastern city of Ghazni after a massive, days-long insurgent attack, with sporadic gunbattles still underway in some neighborhoods.
British authorities said Wednesday they are considering turning the area around Parliament into a pedestrian zone to prevent future vehicle attacks as police searched three properties for clues about the motivation of a man who plowed a car into cyclists and pedestrians, injuring three.
Pakistan's lower house of parliament elected an ally of Imran Khan to be its next speaker on Wednesday, paving the way for the former cricket star and longtime politician to become the next prime minister.
Paolo Santalucia and Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press | PostedAug 15th - 5:09am
Italian emergency workers pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, raising the death toll in the disaster to at least 39 people.
The extremists approached the shepherd and made their intentions clear: They were seizing only the cattle owned by the deputy mayor of Burkina Faso's rural commune of Deou and leaving the others alone.