PARIS — Gunmen armed with assault weapons ambushed a car from Saudi Arabia’s embassy in Paris, stealing 250,000 euros ($334,000) in cash, a police union official said.
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The latest Gaza truce is the longest so far, lasting five days, but an agreement over demands remains elusive
MONROVIA— Liberia’s armed forces were given orders to shoot people trying to illegally cross the border from neighboring Sierra Leone, which was closed to stem the spread of Ebola, local newspaper Daily Observer reported Monday.
SEOUL — Pope Francis called for Korean reconciliation Monday, and offered special prayers for persecuted Christians in Iraq during the final event of his five-day visit to South Korea.
EDMOND, Okla. — Jackie Wilson created her first wooden rocking horse when she was pregnant with her daughter 34 years ago after seeing an example in a magazine.
As the number of lives claimed by the Ebola epidemic in West Africa rises above 1,000, the rate of infection among women is outpacing that among men because women are the caregivers, nurses and cross-border traders, health officials report.
The radical Islamist State terrorist group has pushed to establish cells outside Iraq and Syria, including in Europe, even as it seeks to solidify its gains in the Middle East, U.S. intelligence officials said Thursday.
Two Japanese Cabinet members and a group of lawmakers marked the 69th anniversary of Japan’s surrender in World War II on Friday by visiting a Tokyo shrine that China and South Korea regard as a totem to Japan’s militarist past. But Prime Minister Shinzo Abe — whose last trip to the site sparked a downturn in Japan’s relations with Beijing and Seoul — stayed away.
BRASILIA, Brazil — The death of Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos Wednesday resets a contentious campaign less than two months before the election.
ISLAMABAD — Thousands of anti-government protesters in Pakistan began a march on Islamabad on Thursday amid fears that a prolonged confrontation might lead to a military coup a year after the country’s first democratic transfer of power.