RABAT, (Reuters) – At least 78 people were killed yesterday when a Moroccan military transport plane crashed into a mountain in the south of the country during bad weather, the military said in a statement carried by the state news agency.
(Reuters) – Western security agencies were most likely behind the killing of an Iranian scientist in an operation that underlines the myriad complications in the conflict over Iran’s nuclear programme, analysts say.
OSLO (Reuters) – Norway’s police believe Anders Behring Breivik probably acted alone in killing 76 people last Friday, and Norwegians united in revulsion against the worst attack in the Nordic nation since World War Two.
ROME (Reuters) – Desperate Somali mothers are abandoning their dying children by the roadside as they travel to overwhelmed emergency food centres in drought-hit eastern Africa, UN aid officials said yesterday.
MITROVICA, Kosovo (Reuters) – Kosovo sent special police forces to its Serbian-populated north late yesterday to enforce a ban on imports from Serbia, but local Serbs resisted the move as ethnic tensions rose sharply.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. lawmakers failed to achieve a budget breakthrough and instead worked on rival plans yesterday in an impasse that heightened prospects for a catastrophic U.S.
OSLO, (Reuters) – Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik said he killed 93 people to spark a “revolution” against the multiculturalism he believed was sapping Europe’s heritage, and experts say a frank debate about immigration may be the best way to prevent similar explosions of violence.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The New York hotel maid who accused former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of attempting to rape her said in an interview published on Newsweek’s website yesterday that he appeared as a “crazy man” and attacked her when she entered his room.
WENZHOU, China, (Reuters) – China sacked three senior railway officials yesterday after a collision between two high-speed trains killed at least 35 people and raised new questions about the safety of the fast-growing rail network.
SUNDVOLLEN (Reuters) – Norwegian police searched for more victims and a possible second gunman yesterday after a suspected right-wing zealot killed up to 98 people in a shooting spree and bomb attack.
(Reuters) – The man suspected of Norway’s gun and bomb massacre liked guns and weight-lifting, had belonged to an anti-immigration party and opposed multi-culturalism, Islam and the “cultural Marxists” of the establishment.
DADAAB, Kenya (Reuters) – Aid agencies cannot reach more than two million Somalis facing starvation in the famine-struck country where Islamist militants control much of the worst-hit areas, the UN’s food agency said yesterday.
BEIJING (Reuters) – At least 32 people died when a high-speed train smashed into a stalled train in China’s eastern Zhejiang province yesterday, state media said, raising new questions about the safety of the fast-growing rail network.
CAIRO (Reuters) – Scores of people were injured in Cairo yesterday when thousands of demonstrators fought opponents with stones on their march to the Defence Ministry to urge their military rulers to speed up reforms, witnesses said.
LONDON (Reuters) – Amy Winehouse, one of the most talented singers of her generation whose hit song “Rehab” summed up her struggles with addiction, died in London yesterday at the age of 27.
OSLO, (Reuters) – A gunman dressed in police uniform opened fire at a youth camp of Norway’s ruling political party yesterday, killing at least 80 people, hours after a bomb killed seven in the government district in the capital Oslo.
NESLANDET, Norway, (Reuters) – Norwegian teenagers at a lakeside summer camp fled screaming in panic, many leaping into the water to save themselves, when an attacker dressed as a policeman began spraying them with gunfire.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker John Boehner broke off talks with President Barack Obama yesterday on a deficit-reduction deal to prevent a devastating default and said he would try to hammer out an agreement through the Senate.
BRUSSELS, (Reuters) – Euro zone leaders have agreed on a bold rescue package for debt-stricken Greece and will give their financial rescue fund sweeping new powers to prevent market instability spreading through the region.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – Efforts to craft a broad $3 trillion deficit-reduction deal gained traction yesterday as the White House and top lawmakers scrambled to sort through competing options and stave off a devastating U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters)- Scotland Yard investigators have cryptic financial records corroborating suspicions that former News of the World editor Andy Coulson knew about illegal payments to police officers, a source with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., (Reuters) – The space shuttle Atlantis returned from NASA’s final shuttle mission yesterday, ending a 30-year era that opened the space frontier, exposed its dangers and established a toehold for future endeavors beyond Earth.
GEORGE TOWN, (Reuters) – Cayman Islands Premier W. McKeeva Bush is being investigated by police over “an alleged financial irregularity” in the British-ruled Caribbean territory, the governor’s office said yesterday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Crowds flocked to waterfronts and swimming pools on the U.S.
BLANTYRE, (Reuters) – At least 18 people have been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators during violent nationwide protests against President Bingu wa Mutharika, the Malawian health ministry said yesterday.