Pakistani officials say unknown gunmen have killed six civilians in the country's southwest. Elsewhere attackers killed a police officer in a southern city in order to free two alleged killers he was escorting.
A year of Russian airstrikes on areas outside government control in Syria have killed more than 9,000 people, displaced tens of thousands and caused wide destruction, an opposition monitoring group said Friday.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 8:34am
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" 3 million addicts.
A 22-year-old woman is under investigation for manslaughter after German police found a suitcase in her apartment with a newborn baby girl inside along with the skeleton of a second infant, Hannover prosecutors said Friday.
Munir Ahmed and Ashok Sharma, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 8:01am
In New Delhi, they say that highly trained Indian soldiers slipped across the de facto border and into Pakistani-controlled Kashmir in a daring nighttime raid, killing anti-India militants preparing to launch attacks.
Mark Lewis and Karl Ritter, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 6:31am
Guessing the winner of the Nobel Peace Prize is notoriously hard because the secretive Norwegian Nobel Committee isn't dropping any hints, except that 376 people and groups have been nominated for the award, which will be announced on Oct. 7.
Josef Federman and Aron Heller, Associated Press | Posted Sep 30th - 5:41am
Shimon Peres was laid to rest on Friday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries — in a final tribute to a man who personified the history of Israel during a remarkable seven-decade political career and who came to be seen by many as a visionary and symbol of hopes of Mideast peace.