The train that derailed in Cameroon last week killing 79 people was travelling "abnormally" fast before the crash, a senior executive from the rail operator's French parent company told AFP Tuesday.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi Tuesday said that the country cannot handle the same number of migrant arrivals next year that it has seen in 2016, calling on other European countries to do more.
The U.S. Justice Department and FBI say they will have officials ready on election day to respond to potential crimes, with monitors at select polling places and lawyers who will field complaints on v
Venezuela's opposition-led National Assembly voted Tuesday to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro for violating democracy, but the socialist government dismissed the move as meanin
A group of Angolan lawyers has filed a landmark petition challenging veteran leader Eduardo dos Santos's nomination of his daughter, Africa's richest woman, as the head of the national oil company.
Rioters in South Africa set a police vehicle fire Tuesday and stoned vehicles near a Johannesburg university that has been the scene of sometimes violent protests by students demanding free education.
The Council of Europe Tuesday criticized authorities of Bosnian Serb-run entity Republika Srpska(RS) over a decision to honor three convicted war criminals, including wartime political leader Radovan
The Slovak parliament Tuesday outlawed vigilante train patrols by a far-right party that had targeted the EU member's large Roma minority.
Conservative lawmaker Zac Goldsmith, a vocal opponent of the expansion of Heathrow Airport, Tuesday notified the government of his decision to resign from parliament, the finance ministry said in a st
The common-law wife of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has filed a complaint with Mexico's National Human Rights Commission complaining of his treatment in prison.
In Russia’s so-called “information war” with the West, the pro-Kremlin youth group SET (Network) is a foot soldier fighting primarily on the internet. At their roomy headquarters in an ups
On Oct. 25, the Ukrainian hacking collective “Kiberkhunta” (CyberJunta) leaked more than 2,000 e-mails from the inbox of Vladislav Surkov, an aide to Russian President Vladimir Putin who is often cite
Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to overturn President Barack Obama's signature health insurance program after the government announced Americans will see costs jump an average of 25 percent next year.
Spain's king Tuesday tasked Mariano Rajoy with forming a government, taking the acting conservative prime minister a step closer to power again after a 10-month political deadlock.
OTTAWA - Canadian Blood Services will soon enforce stricter guidelines on iron levels from donors.
Starting Dec. 10, female donors will need to wait 12 weeks between blood donations instead of the cu
An Ontario nurse was charged Tuesday with the first-degree murder of eight long-term care home residents who died between 2007 and 2014.
Investigators say 49-year-old Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer
WOODSTOCK, Ont. - Police in Woodstock, Ont., on Tuesday charged a former registered nurse, Elizabeth Wettlaufer, with eight counts of first-degree murder. Her alleged victims are:
— Arpad Horvath, 75
BELLA BELLA, B.C. - A group overseeing cleanup of an oil spill from a submerged tug on British Columbia's central coast says all the tanks aboard the Nathan E. Stewart have been pumped out.
A joint r
PHILADELPHIA - Prince Albert of Monaco has made a trip to Philadelphia to inspect the house he recently purchased: the home where his mother, Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly, grew up and accepted a
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont says the conduct of a white man accused of distributing Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers to two minority women last year is protect
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Lifeguards at a New Jersey beach say they knew of potentially deadly conditions there for at least six years before a man drowned when the sand gave way beneath him.
U.S. President Barack Obama will head to Greece, Germany and Peru next month for what could be his final trip abroad before leaving the White House in January, his office said Tuesday.
The European Union moved Tuesday to prolong border controls in the passport-free Schengen area for three months, after introducing them as an emergency measure to cope with last year's massive migrant
WOLSELEY, Sask. - Some people in a small Saskatchewan community say they are disgusted and disappointed after a beaver was beaten to death with a chair.
Residents say surveillance video from a bakery
Iraqi forces were inching to within striking distance of eastern Mosul Tuesday as coalition defence chiefs gathered in Paris agreed to also take on the jihadist`s Syrian bastion of Raqa.
A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with a hostile government.
A U.S. federal judge Tuesday approved Volkswagen AG's record-setting $14.7 billion settlement with regulators and owners of 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles, and the German automaker said it would be
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The organization that presents the Academy Awards is dedicating a performance of promising new screenplays to late actor Anton Yelchin. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Scien
France recorded its sharpest drop in unemployment for 20 years in September, with 66,300 fewer people looking for work, the labour ministry said Tuesday.
A total 3,740 people have perished since January in the Mediterranean on the boat journey to Europe, making this year the deadliest yet, the UN said on Tuesday.
Hungary's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador over reportedly disparaging remarks on Russian state media about Hungary's 1956 anti-Soviet uprising.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prince Albert II of Monaco has made a trip to Philadelphia to inspect the house he recently purchased: the home where his mother, Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly, grew up and ac
British Prime Minister Theresa May hosted a reception at Downing Street to celebrate Diwali and welcomed more than 150 key figures from across the Hindu, Sikh and Jain communities.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Timberlake flew from California to Tennessee in order to vote early, and state officials say that’s great — but he shouldn’t have taken a selfie at the ballot