Police name suspect in Colorado clinic shooting

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood clinic was named as Robert L. Dear, 57. The attack left three people dead and nine injured.

Suspected jihadists kill three at U.N. base in north Mali 7:12am EST

BAMAKO The United Nations said unknown attackers fired rockets at a U.N. peacekeeping base in Kidal in northern Mali on Saturday, killing three people inside, in the latest sign that the West African country's Islamist insurgency is intensifying.


Police, migrants clash on Macedonia border; soldiers build fence

IDOMENI, Greece Police in Macedonia fired tear gas and stun grenades at desperate migrants stranded for days at the Greek border and who are demanding passage to western Europe, as soldiers began erecting a metal fence to keep them out.


Syrian army advances against Islamic State east of Aleppo: Syria state TV

BEIRUT The Syrian army captured territory from Islamic State east of Aleppo including several kilometers (miles) of highway linking the city with the jihadists' de facto capital of Raqqa, Syrian state TV reported on Saturday.


Pope Francis visits Ugandan shrine amid gay rights debate

NAMUGONGO, Uganda Pope Francis traveled to Uganda's holiest shrine on Saturday, paying tribute to 19th century Christian martyrs killed for their faith, including for protecting young boys in the royal court from abuse by the king. | Video


Republican Trump drops 12 percentage points in poll: Reuters/Ipsos

WASHINGTON U.S. presidential hopeful Donald Trump's support among Republicans has dropped 12 points in less than a week, marking the real estate mogul's biggest decline since he vaulted to the top of the field in July, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. | Video


Some guns used in Paris attacks produced in ex-Yugoslavia's arsenal

BELGRADE Some assault rifles used by the Islamic militants in the Nov 13 Paris attacks and later seized in police raids were produced in the former Yugoslavia's state arsenal, the company's director said on Saturday.


Detained journalists urge EU not to compromise with Turkey over human rights

ANKARA Two Turkish journalists arrested this week over their reports about arms supplies to Syria urged the European Union not to compromise on human rights and freedoms to reach an agreement with Turkey to help stem flows of migrants to Europe.

China: when an only child dies

Fan Guohui comforts his wife Zheng Qing as they show their son's resting place to reporters on their visit to the graveyard in Zhangjiakou, China, November 22, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

Zhangjiakou, CHINA - For many Chinese parents who lost the only child their government once allowed them to have, the recent change in China's "one-child policy" is a bitter pill.  Wider Image 

Barred beauty contender speaks out

A Canadian beauty queen lashes out after she was barred from boarding a flight from Hong Kong to China for a pageant. Paul Chapman reports.

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