Nationalists ahead in Bosnian poll

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13 October 2014 Last updated at 01:15 Bakir Izetbegovic leads the main Muslim SDA party Nationalist candidates for Bosnia’s tripartite presidency are ahead, as election results are counted.Bakir Izetbegovic, of the main Muslim SDA party, has 33% of votes, with 77% counted, eight points ahead of his nearest rival.Zeljka Cvijanovic is ahead in the race […]

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Cautious optimisim in hometown of kidnapped Nigeria girls after news of cease-fire with militants

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ABUJA, Nigeri –  There’s no dancing in the streets, but people in the hometown of more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are cautiously optimistic about news of a cease-fire with the Islamic extremists who abducted their daughters six months ago.“We don’t know how true it is until we prove it,” Bana Lawan, chairman of the […]

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Rewards for Mexico missing students

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21 October 2014 Last updated at 11:38 The Mexican government announced the rewards in newspaper advertisements in Mexico’s major papers The Mexican government has offered rewards for information on the whereabouts of 43 students who disappeared more than three weeks ago.The 43 from a teacher training college in the town of Ayotzinapa went missing after […]

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VIDEO: Flash floods sweep through Genoa

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Dad: Actress died fleeing cops

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May 17, 2013. Misty Upham at the Cannes Film Festival. (The Associated Press)Actress Misty Upham’s father, Charles Upham announced on a statement in Facebook that he believes his daughter died while trying to hide from the police.“She did not commit suicide,” Charles wrote. “We believe she ran into the wooded area behind her apartment to hide […]

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Police chief killed in Iraq’s Anbar

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12 October 2014 Last updated at 13:20 At least 75 people have been killed in bomb attacks in Iraq this weekend alone. The police chief of Iraq’s Anbar province, where Islamic State militants are advancing, has been killed by a roadside bomb, officials say.Major General Ahmed Saddag was killed when the bomb targeted his convoy […]

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FADING AWAY ‘War on Coal’ takes painful toll on Virginia mining town

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Appalachia, Va., boasts that it was “built from coal,” but now its lifeblood has run dry. (FoxNews.com)APPALACHIA, Va. –  Roger Whited doesn’t have to think back too far to remember when Main Street was alive with bustling shops and offices, teeming sidewalks and even traffic jams, all thanks to the industry that was the lifeblood […]

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Zoo’s Tasmanian devil is victim of foul play

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A Tasmanian devil sits in his enclosure at Sydney’s Taronga Zoo. (AP Photo)Albuquerque police are investigating a murder mystery at the New Mexico city’s zoo after an endangered Tasmanian devil, one of four on loan from Australia, was found dead in its exhibit.Horrified zookeepers at the Albuquerque BioPark Zoo told police they found “Jasper” in his […]

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Pakistan’s ‘miracle’ doctor inspired by NHS

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19 October 2014 Last updated at 01:06 By Shahzeb Jillani BBC News, Karachi Dr Adib Rizvi says he and his team still has “a long way to go” to improve healthcare in Pakistan Pakistan’s shambolic public health system suffers from corruption, mismanagement and lack of resources. But one public sector hospital in Karachi provides free […]

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Federer wins first Shanghai Masters

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Federer won his 23rd Masters series title to move within four of Rafael Nadal, who leads the way on 27 Roger Federer won his first Shanghai Masters title with a straight-sets victory over Gilles Simon. The Swiss world number three let out a huge roar after unseeded Frenchman Simon hit a forehand into the net […]

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