World News

Topics also related to World News:

Photo

Vice-principal of South Korea school in ferry disaster commits suicide

MOKPO/JINDO, South Korea - The vice-principal of a South Korean high school who accompanied hundreds of pupils on a ferry that capsized has committed suicide, police said on Friday, as hopes faded of finding any of the 274 missing alive. | Video

Recent World News

Poles most worried about their independence in at least 23 years: poll

WARSAW - Poles are more worried about their national independence than at any time since at least 1991, soon after the collapse of communism in the region, and 80 percent name Russia as the main threat, a survey shows.

Russia 11:08am EDT

Bahraini man dies two months after being shot by police: family

MANAMA - A Bahraini man died on Friday from shotgun pellet wounds sustained during clashes with police almost two months ago, rights activists said, becoming the first person to be killed in such circumstances since February last year.

Bahrain, Davos 11:23am EDT

Powerful earthquake rattles Mexico, shakes buildings

MEXICO CITY - A powerful earthquake struck Mexico on Friday, shaking buildings in the capital and sending people running out into the street, although there were no early reports of major damage.

11:43am EDT

Bomb blast kills 14 at mosque in Syria's Homs: state TV

BEIRUT - A bomb went off in front of a mosque and killed 14 people in Homs, Syrian state television said on Friday, with forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad looking close to wresting the symbolic central city back from rebels.

Syria 10:18am EDT

Algeria's Bouteflika set for re-election, foes cry fraud

ALGIERS - Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika appeared set to win re-election for another five years on Friday after a vote opponents dismissed as a stage-managed fraud to keep the ailing leader in power.

8:09am EDT

Topics also related to Top News: