NEW HAVEN, Conn.—Police said yesterday they found what they believe is the body of a Yale University graduate student and bride-to-be hidden inside the wall of a university building where she was last seen five days before.
VIENNA — Iran will meet with world powers next month for the first time in more than a year in an attempt to reduce tensions over its refusal to curb nuclear activities, while Tehran warned Israel and the U.S. on Monday against a military strike.
NEW YORK—Families carrying photos of lost loved ones streamed into a plaza near Ground Zero in New York today to observe the eighth anniversary of the World Trade Center attack, many standing tearfully through moments of silence in honour of those who died.
KOROR, Palau — Three Chinese Muslims imprisoned for years at the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay have agreed to be released to the tiny Pacific nation of Palau, their lawyers told The Associated Press.
VERONA, Italy — It happened night after night, the deaf man said, sometimes in the priest’s bedroom, sometimes in the bathroom, even in the confessional.
KABUL, Afghanistan — British commandos freed a New York Times reporter in an early Wednesday raid on a Taliban hide-out in northern Afghanistan. The journalist’s Afghan translator and one of the troops were killed in the rescue, officials said.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — Gov. Gen. Michaelle Jean has wrapped up a two-day whirlwind tour of Afghanistan, where she’s encouraging Canadian soldiers to stay the course in helping better the lives of the Afghan people.
BAGHDAD—Roadside bombs killed four U.S. soldiers today in separate incidents in Iraq, the military said, in one of the most deadly days for American troops in weeks.
In the first incident, a roadside bomb struck a patrol in southern Baghdad around 10:30 a.m., killing one American soldier assigned to Multi-National Corps Iraq, the military said in a statement.
KHARTOUM, Sudan — A Sudanese judge convicted a woman journalist for violating the public indecency law by wearing trousers outdoors and fined her $200, but did not impose a feared flogging penalty.
KANDAHAR, Afghanistan — A Canadian general will lead the investigation into a recent airstrike on a pair of hijacked fuel tankers that killed as many as 70 civilians in northern Afghanistan.
Maj. Gen. C.S. “Duff” Sullivan serves as the Air Component Element Director and the Deputy of Joint Operations for ISAF.
The former fighter pilot joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1979.