The Philippines has put troops on alert and is preparing food
and medical supplies as it warns residents and tourists along
its eastern coast to be ready for a super typhoon expected to
land some time in the next 72 hours.
Turkish police shot dead a woman carrying guns and hand
grenades and detained a man as they tried to attack
Istanbul's police headquarters, officials and media say, the
third attack on an official building in the past two days.
The 15-year-old son of a Canadian diplomat was arrested by
Miami police and charged with murder after he was allegedly
involved in a drug-related shooting in which his teenage
brother and another man were killed, according to news
At least four people were killed when hurricane-force winds
lashed northern Europe in one of the most severe storms in
years, forcing flights to be cancelled and disrupting road,
train and marine traffic.
Three decades after seizing power in a military coup,
Muhammadu Buhari has become the first Nigerian to oust a
president through the ballot box, putting him in charge of
Africa's biggest economy and one of its most turbulent