Canada's PM says shooting rampage was terrorism

2014-10-23 07:26

Canada's prime minister says the country will not be intimidated by terrorism, after a masked gunman attacked a soldier standing guard at Canada's war memorial.

Woman charged for baby corpses found in storage

2014-10-23 05:56

A woman was on charged after police discovered six decomposing baby corpses in her storage locker in the western Canadian city of Winnipeg, police say.

Canadian soldier, gunman dead in attack

2014-10-22 22:33

Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament as police shot dead a gunman suspected of killing a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial before storming the building.

Hitler cream strikes sour note for Swiss

2014-10-22 20:56

Swiss retailer Migros has apologised for putting cream capsules with the faces of Hitler and Mussolini on them in cafes in the Alpine country.

Canadian soldier shot at war memorial

2014-10-22 19:34

A gunman has shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, then entered Parliament and shots rang out, police and witnesses say.

Al-Qaeda kills 30 Shi'ite rebels in Yemen

2014-10-22 18:58

Sunni al-Qaeda militants and Shi'ite Muslim rebels have fought a bloody battle in central Yemen, tribal sources say.


DEMOCRACY IN ART:  A poster is displayed at the main protest site in the Admiralty district of Hong Kong. Among the hundreds of demonstrators at Hong Kong's main rally site is a group with one specific mission: to raise the alarm and save the vast array of protest artwork that has sprung up once the police move in. (Philippe Lopez, AFP)

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Jerusalem driver shot after ramming pedestrians

2014-10-22 22:33

Jerusalem police have shot and wounded the driver of a car who rammed a group of pedestrians at a tram stop, seriously wounding three people.

Experts: Autopsy shows close-range wound for Brown

2014-10-22 20:10

Two experts say Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range the day he was killed by a Ferguson police officer.

Iranians protest acid attacks in central city

2014-10-22 18:58

Hundreds of Iranians have rallied in the central city of Isfahan to protest a string of acid attacks on women there in recent months.

Swedish sub hunt eased

2014-10-22 18:58

A six-day long search for a suspected submarine in Swedish territorial waters near the capital of Stockholm has entered a new phase.

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Cuba sends 83 more doctors, nurses to fight Ebola

2014-10-22 17:58

A contingent of 83 doctors and nurses have departed Cuba for Guinea and Liberia to fight the Ebola outbreak in Africa.

Lawyers: Suspects retract claims they killed Brits

2014-10-22 17:20

Two Myanmar migrant workers have retracted their confessions to killing two British travellers on a southern Thai resort island.

4 months to contain Ebola: Red Cross chief

2014-10-22 16:56

The Ebola epidemic will take at least four months to contain even if all necessary steps are taken, the global head of the Red Cross says, warning of 'the price for inaction'.

US journalist to head home after Ebola recovery

2014-10-22 16:04

An American video journalist who has recovered from Ebola is set to be released soon from a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska.

Malaysia confident flight MH370 will be found

2014-10-22 14:48

Malaysia's defence minister says he is confident the search for the Malaysia Airlines passenger flight MH370 would be a success, Australian media report.

Syria claims it destroyed jets seized by ISIS

2014-10-22 17:58

The Syrian air force has destroyed two of three jets seized and reportedly test flown over Aleppo by ISIS, according to the country's information minister.

Nepal calls off search after Himalayan snowstorm

2014-10-22 17:20

Nepal has called off a search for any more survivors of a Himalayan snowstorm that claimed some 43 lives, after more than a week of scouring the popular trekking region.

1st man convicted in virtual child sex sting

2014-10-22 16:56

An Australian man caught in a global sting to trap child sex predators using a virtual 10-year-old Filipina called Sweetie has been jailed, in what is thought to be the first conviction from the operation.

Mexican soldiers 'executed' 12 surrendered suspects

2014-10-22 16:04

Mexican soldiers executed at least a dozen people who surrendered after a gunfight in June between troops and suspected criminals, a government rights official says.

Wife admits ordering killing of Briton on Bali

2014-10-22 14:48

The wife of a British man found with his throat slashed and dumped in a ditch on Indonesia's resort island of Bali has admitted ordering the killing, police say.


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