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Funeral held for Briton killed in South Africa farm attack

Christopher Torchia, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 10:06am

Mourners in South Africa held a funeral on Tuesday for a British woman who was brutally assaulted and killed by attackers at her farm.


Iraqi commander: ISIS leaders 'running away' from Mosul

Euan McKirdy, Kareem Khadder, Ingrid Formanek and Hamdi Alkhshali, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 10:02am

The commander of Iraq's federal police has said ISIS militants in western Mosul are looking to cut and run from their defense of the group's last remaining stronghold in the country.

Colombia protests China's execution of 72-year-old drug mule

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 9:36am

A retired journalist who joined the criminal underworld while researching a book on South America's drug cartels became the first Colombian, and possibly the first Latin American, to be executed in China for drug offenses.

China considers baby bonus for couples to have 2nd child

Justin Heifetz, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 9:32am

The Chinese government may consider giving families financial incentives to have a second child in a bid to reach higher birth rate targets.

Mother of slain Indian man told him to leave US if in danger

Omer Farooq, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 9:26am

The mother of an Indian engineer who was killed in an apparently racially motivated shooting in an American bar said she asked her son to come back to India if he felt threatened in the United States, but he said he was not in any danger.

Aid group: Eritreans suffer as EU closes routes there

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 9:04am

A new report by Doctors Without Borders says thousands of Eritreans trying to reach Europe are suffering as the European Union works with the governments of Libya, Sudan and Ethiopia to keep them from completing the journey.

Australian woman apologizes over death of policeman on Bali

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:56am

An Australian woman on trial with her British boyfriend in the death of a police officer on the Indonesian tourist island of Bali expressed deep regret Tuesday and apologized, but said she did not personally kill the victim.

Poland's top politician comes out against Tusk for EU leader

Monika Scislowska, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:55am

The Polish government will oppose a second term for fellow Pole Donald Tusk as the European Council chief at next week's EU summit, the head of Poland's conservative ruling party said Tuesday.

Turkey arrests 3 suspected of training as IS suicide bombers

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:43am

Turkish officials say authorities have arrested three alleged Islamic State militants who are suspected of having trained to become suicide bombers.

Farage calls for ouster of his party's only UK lawmaker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:37am

Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage is calling for the ouster of the party's only lawmaker in Parliament, as internal squabbling threatens to split the right-wing anti-EU party.

Pakistani court frees man sentenced to death for blasphemy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:34am

A Pakistani court freed an Islamic preacher who was sentenced to death four years ago on charges of blasphemy, a defense lawyer said Tuesday.

UK judge says Tunisia police 'shambolic' during beach attack

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:33am

The Tunisian police response to a deadly gun attack on a popular beach resort was "at best shambolic, at worst cowardly," a British judge said Tuesday as he ruled that 30 British tourists had been unlawfully killed by an extremist gunman.

Myanmar army: Charges of abuse of Rohingya unsubstantiated

Min Kyi Thein, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:33am

Myanmar's military, under international pressure over alleged abuses against members of the country's Muslim Rohingya minority, said Tuesday that official investigations failed to substantiate most accusations.

Authorities investigate killing of hippo at El Salvador zoo

Marcos Aleman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:30am

El Salvador's widespread violence reached an unexpected corner with the brutal and fatal beating of the national zoo's beloved hippopotamus Gustavito.

German police raid sites linked to radical mosque in Berlin

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:22am

Police on Tuesday searched dozens of sites in Germany linked to a mosque that was frequented by the Berlin market attacker Anis Amri, after authorities banned the Islamic group that operated it.

Madrid officials fight bus carrying anti-transgender message

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:10am

Madrid's regional government says it is assessing how to get an orange-and-white bus campaigning against allowing children to change their gender off the Spanish capital's streets.

EU indicates Swiss immigration compromise is acceptable

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:00am

European Union governments are indicating that a compromise on a Swiss referendum result calling for some immigration limits is acceptable, if the principle of freedom of movement for EU workers is respected.

Somalia's new leader declares drought national disaster

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 7:15am

Somalia's new president declared a national disaster Tuesday for a drought that threatens millions of people and is creating fears of a full-blown famine.

Clashes break out in Palestinian camp in Lebanon

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 7:15am

Clashes erupted in a densely-packed Palestinian refugee camp in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, wounding at least four people, including a three-year-old boy with a bullet-wound to the head, Palestinian security officials said.