A Sri Lankan parliamentary committee that investigated last April's Easter suicide bombings has concluded that the country's spy chief is primarily responsible for the intelligence failure that led to the deaths of 269 people.
Joseph Krauss, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 5:13am
Israel's former military chief Benny Gantz is set to receive an official mandate to form the country's next government but has few options after last month's elections left him in a near tie with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Norway's domestic security agency says early investigations into the injury of two toddlers in a stroller on an Oslo sidewalk by a man driving a stolen ambulance "doesn't look like a terrorist incident."
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | PostedOct 23rd - 2:49am
Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted dozens of leaders of African nations Wednesday for the first-ever Russia-Africa summit, reflecting Moscow's new push to expand its clout on the continent and saying there is "enormous potential for growth."
Egypt has closed schools and universities in Cairo and companies saw only skeletal staff show up at work after heavy rains pummeled parts of the country's capital the previous day, causing massive traffic jams and flooding many key roads.