A Canadian man who was killed by police on Monday after
trying to run over two soldiers in Quebec "had become
radicalized," the government said after the first such
incident in Canada since the country joined the fight against
Islamic State militants.
Apple Inc's iCloud storage and backup service in China was
attacked by hackers trying to steal user credentials, a
Chinese web monitoring group said, adding that it believes
the country's government is behind the campaign.
The chief executive of French oil major Total, Christophe de
Margerie, has been killed in an airplane collision with a
snow plough at Moscow's Vnukovo International Airport,
airport spokeswoman Elena Krylova says.
A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least
seven women and leaving the bodies in abandoned houses in
northwest Indiana may be a serial killer who has killed
others in the state as far back as 20 years ago, local police
A judge will pass sentence on athlete Oscar Pistorius today
for killing his girlfriend after one of the most sensational
murder trials in South Africa's history - and the decision
could fuel controversy over the state of the country's
An Egyptian hospital director was suspended after a video
purporting to show a woman giving birth on the facility's
doorstep caused an uproar among citizens tired of overcrowded
and understaffed medical centres.