KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- In a bloody day for NATO troops in Afghanistan, insurgents killed six service members Wednesday, including four who died in a single bomb blast in the volatile south of the country.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Two car bombs exploded Friday as Nigeria celebrated its 50th independence anniversary, killing at least eight people in an unprecedented attack on the nation's capital by militants from the oil-rich southern delta reg
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Tropical Storm Nicole caused extensive flooding and mudslides Wednesday in Jamaica, killing at least two people, even as the drenching system moved north and dissipated over the Florida straits.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Il promoted Kim Jong Un to the rank of general in the Korean People's Army, the state news agency reported, the clearest signal yet that the younger Kim is on track to succeed his fath
MONTERREY, Mexico (AP) -- Gunmen killed a town mayor near the drug-plagued industrial city of Monterrey, authorities said Friday, the fourth mayor in northern Mexico to be murdered in little more than a month.