For a third consecutive night, restraint prevailed at
protests on Friday in Ferguson, Missouri, as the National
Guard began withdrawing from the St. Louis suburb racked by
turmoil after a white police officer shot dead an unarmed
Heavy rain is delaying a search for more than 50 people
believed buried under a deadly landslide on the edge of the
Japanese city of Hiroshima, as opposition politicians round
on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe for his handling of the
The governor of Missouri has ordered the withdrawal of
National Guard troops from riot-torn Ferguson, where tensions
have eased after sometimes violent protests were staged
nightly since police killed an unarmed black teenager.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he will call on
Russian President Vladimir Putin to take action for
pro-Russian separatists to be withdrawn from Ukraine when the
two men meet next week, his website said.
With less than a month to go until Scotland votes on
independence, nationalists are seeking to broaden the debate
away from a difficult focus on what currency would be used
after breaking from the United Kingdom.