WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama said Thursday he had signed new policy guidance regulating the conditions when the United States can use unmanned airborne drones to kill terror suspects abroad.
GENEVA: The World Health Organization (WHO) warned countries with possible cases of the SARS-like novel coronavirus on Thursday that they must share information and not allow commercial labs to profit from the virus, which has killed 22 people worldwide.
BRIDGEPORT, Connecticut: Authorities say five people have been arrested in the robbery of $4 million in jewelry from a Connecticut store in an elaborate heist that began with the kidnapping of store employees more than 40 miles (64 kilometers) away.
TORONTO: A man accused of plotting to derail a train in Canada with support from al-Qaida is asking to be represented by a defense attorney willing to use the “holy book” as a reference in his case.
OSLO: Defying the stereotype of the tight-lipped Scandinavian, popular Norwegian crime writer Hans Olav Lahlum set the world record for the longest interview on Thursday after spending more than 30 non-stop hours chatting in an online broadcast.
PRISTINA, Kosovo: The European Union law mission in Kosovo says five ethnic Albanian men have been arrested for alleged war crimes against civilians during the 1998-99 war.
WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama on Thursday condemned the killing of a British soldier in London by two suspected Islamic extremists as “appalling” and “horrific.”
LONDON: A magnitude 7.4 earthquake struck in the sea 177 (285 km) miles southwest of Tonga’s capital Nuku’alofa, the U.S. Geological Survey reported on Thursday.
LONDON: British police said on Thursday they had arrested a man and a woman on suspicion of conspiracy to murder over the killing of a soldier on the streets of east London.
LONDON: In the lurid scene of the red-handed knifeman describing his motives for hacking to death a British soldier in broad daylight, perhaps the most chilling aspect for Londoners was the man’s unmistakably familiar accent.