Nick Perry, Associated Press | PostedOct 17th - 12:21am
New Zealand's opposition leader has been secretly recorded calling one of his own lawmakers "f---ing useless" and making other questionable remarks as turmoil in the conservative National Party escalated on Wednesday.
A bomb blast killed an Afghan parliamentary candidate on Wednesday as the Taliban warned teachers and students not to participate in upcoming elections and not to allow schools to be used as polling centers.
Turkey says it is awaiting final permission from Saudi Arabia to search the home of the Saudi consul in Istanbul as part of an investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu told the state-run Anadolu Agency on Wednesday that Saudi Arabia has "accepted" a request for a search of the official residence but had not yet given its final consent.
Rob Gillies and Gene Johnson, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 10:15pm
The Canadian government is ready to pardon those with a pot possession record of 30 grams or less after Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace Wednesday.
Suzan Fraser and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | PostedOct 16th - 9:46pm
A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America's top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist's disappearance.
Anti-India protests and clashes erupted in the main city of disputed Kashmir on Wednesday shortly after a gunbattle between militants and government forces killed at least two suspected rebels and a counterinsurgency police official.
Harper Yeats dipped her tiny toes in the ocean for the first time in Charleston, South Carolina. She tasted her first solid food in Anchorage, Alaska. On Thursday, she'll mark yet another travel milestone with a stop in Vermont: She'll have visited all 50 states of the USA.