Greek police in the northern city of Thessaloniki say they have arrested three Pakistanis who allegedly held 21 migrants hostage in a warehouse on the outskirts of the city, demanding money to release them.
Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 24th - 2:04pm
The French police officer who swapped places with a female supermarket employee being held hostage had already received a lifetime of accolades by the time he walked unarmed into the store under attack by an extremist gunman.
A bomb placed under a nearby car exploded Saturday in the coastal city of Alexandria as the city security chief's convoy passed by, killing two policemen and wounding four others, the Interior Ministry said.
Prosecutors in the northern Mexico border state of Chihuahua have arrested an ex-prosecutor and two other former officials for abuse of authority, accusing them of failing to properly investigate the killings of eight women.
Bassem Mroue, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 24th - 12:57pm
Hundreds of members of a rebel group and their relatives boarded Saturday 17 buses in preparation to leave eastern Ghouta to opposition-held areas north of the country Saturday as part of an agreement to evacuate the second of three pockets held by opposition fighters east of the capital Damascus, Syria's state media reported.
Lefteris Pitarakis and Mehmet Guzel, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 24th - 12:21pm
The Turkish army and Syrian opposition fighters it backs have "total control" of the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northern Syria, according to the country's official news agency on Saturday, nearly a week after they captured the main town that carries the same name.
Nicole Winfield, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 24th - 12:11pm
Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni formally resigned Saturday following the election of new parliament speakers, but was immediately asked by the president to stay on while the country's political factions jostle to try to form a new government.