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Boy missing four years found alive behind a wall in Atlanta house – Irish Times

Irish TimesBoy missing four years found alive behind a wall in Atlanta houseIrish TimesThe home where a 13-year-old boy who reportedly has been missing for four years, was located by police hidden behind a false wall in a closet in the home is pictured in Jonesboro, Georgia. Photograph: Tami Chappell/Reuters. Topics: News · World · US ...Mystery of bizarre Clayton kidnapping … [Read more...]

Arsonists torch an Arabic-Hebrew bilingual school in Jerusalem – Washington Post

Telegraph.co.ukArsonists torch an Arabic-Hebrew bilingual school in JerusalemWashington PostJERUSALEM — Arsonists who police suspect are Jewish extremists torched a first-grade classroom and scrawled racist graffiti on the walls of one of the few Arabic-Hebrew bilingual schools in Israel. Suspects hopped a fence and entered the Max Rayne ...Israel Edges Closer to Early ElectionABC NewsTerra … [Read more...]

Hong Kong counts cost of protests on city’s core shopping districts – Reuters

ReutersHong Kong counts cost of protests on city's core shopping districtsReutersSales persons wait for customers at a jewelry store at a road occupied by pro-democracy protesters at Mongkok shopping district in Hong Kong October 27, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Bobby Yip. Related News. Hong Kong protesters clash with police near heart of ...Hong Kong Protesters, Police Clash; 40 ArrestedABC … [Read more...]

Colombian Rebels Free Kidnapped General, 2 Others – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaColombian Rebels Free Kidnapped General, 2 OthersVoice of AmericaColombia's leftist FARC rebels freed an army general and two other captives on Sunday, paving the way for peace talks in Cuba to resume in the quest to end five decades of conflict. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) handed over Gen.Colombian rebels release general held hostage for weeksCNNMarxist … [Read more...]

Clashes across Egypt kill 44, more protests called – Reuters

The GuardianClashes across Egypt kill 44, more protests calledReutersBy Yara Bayoumy. CAIRO | Sun Oct 6, 2013 4:56pm EDT. CAIRO (Reuters) - At least 44 people were killed in clashes in Egyptian cities on Sunday, security sources said, after opponents and supporters of deposed president Mohamad Mursi took to the streets … [Read more...]

US forces strike targets in Libya, Somalia – USA TODAY

Telegraph.co.ukUS forces strike targets in Libya, SomaliaUSA TODAYU.S. commandos struck unrelated targets in Libya and Somalia in bold raids that led to the rare capture of an al-Qaeda operative who was wanted in connection with the 1998 U.S. Embassy attacks in Kenya and Tanzania. The captured militant was quickly … [Read more...]

Destruction of Syrian chemical weapons begins: mission – Reuters

BBC NewsDestruction of Syrian chemical weapons begins: missionReutersBy Mariam Karouny. BEIRUT | Sun Oct 6, 2013 4:49pm EDT. BEIRUT (Reuters) - International experts began overseeing the destruction of Syria's chemical weapons arsenal on Sunday, said an official from the mission that has averted a U.S. strike but could … [Read more...]

Monster truck drives into crowd in Mexico, kills at least 8 – Fox News

Mirror.co.ukMonster truck drives into crowd in Mexico, kills at least 8Fox NewsCHIHUAHUA, Mexico – An out-of-control monster truck shot into a crowd of spectators at a Mexican air show, killing at least eight people and hurting 80 others, dozens seriously, officials said. Carlos Gonzalez, spokesman for the Chihuahua state prosecutors' … [Read more...]

Ahead of Afghan elections, warlords and bureaucrats prepare campaigns – Washington Post

AFPAhead of Afghan elections, warlords and bureaucrats prepare campaignsWashington PostKABUL — By Sunday evening, the list of candidates registered for next year's presidential elections included some of Afghanistan's most powerful officials and most notorious warlords. In a country still wrestling with democracy 12 years after the Taliban was … [Read more...]

Divers recover more bodies from asylum seeker boat wreck off Italy – ABC Online

Toronto StarDivers recover more bodies from asylum seeker boat wreck off ItalyABC OnlineDivers have recovered dozens more bodies from the wreck of an African migrant boat which sank off the coast of Italy last week. The boat had set sail from Libya and was less than one kilometre from the shore of the island of Lampedusa when it caught fire … [Read more...]

Tyhpoon Fitow: China’s Zhejiang on ‘red alert’, huge waves batter coast – ABC Online

NEWS.com.auTyhpoon Fitow: China's Zhejiang on 'red alert', huge waves batter coastABC OnlineChina has evacuated hundreds of thousands of people and issued its highest alert as Typhoon Fitow barrelled towards the east coast. Huge waves as high as 20 metres have been battering the coast of China's Zhejiang province, and the state-run news … [Read more...]

Navy SEALs Somalia raid: Is daring attack a sign of shifting strategy? (+video) – Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science MonitorNavy SEALs Somalia raid: Is daring attack a sign of shifting strategy? (+video)Christian Science MonitorTwo raids against Al Qaeda-linked targets in Africa Saturday raise questions about the drone-strike campaign that has, until now, largely defined President Obama's response to terrorist threats against America and its interests abroad. Skip to next paragraph … [Read more...]

Iraq suffers ‘accelerated surge’ in sectarian violence – CNN International

Sydney Morning HeraldIraq suffers 'accelerated surge' in sectarian violenceCNN International(CNN) -- Three bombings, including an attack on an elementary school, killed at least 19 people and wounded at least 167 in Iraq Sunday. A number of sectarian attacks killed dozens and wounded many more in the country Saturday. The United Nations' … [Read more...]

Yemen: 1 German Killed, 1 UN Employee Abducted – ABC News

BBC NewsYemen: 1 German Killed, 1 UN Employee AbductedABC NewsUnknown gunmen killed a German embassy guard Sunday in an attack on a diplomatic vehicle in the Yemeni capital, a security official said. The two gunmen tried to kidnap the German citizen as he left a supermarket in Sanaa, killing him when he resisted … [Read more...]

Li Tianyi: China court jails army singers’ son for rape – BBC News

BBC NewsLi Tianyi: China court jails army singers' son for rapeBBC NewsA court in China has convicted the son of two high-profile army singers and sentenced him to 10 years in jail for rape, state media say. The court said it had shown leniency to Li Tianyi, 17, because he was a juvenile, despite the fact he was the ringleader.Teenage son of Chinese army major general convicted of gang … [Read more...]

Russian Court Jails Greenpeace Photographer – ABC News

The GuardianRussian Court Jails Greenpeace PhotographerABC NewsA Russian court has jailed a photographer who was part of the 30-member Greenpeace team protesting near an oil platform last week. Two members of the group were detained Sept. 18 in their attempt to scale the Russian Arctic platform. The Coast Guard … [Read more...]

Kashmir attacks: Indian troops and civilians killed – BBC News

BBC NewsKashmir attacks: Indian troops and civilians killedBBC NewsAt least eight people, including four policemen and two soldiers, have been killed in Indian-administered Kashmir after suspected militants attacked a police post and an army camp. The attacks took place in Kathua and Samba districts, close to the de facto … [Read more...]

Kenya siege: Nairobi shopping mall searched for bodies – BBC News

BBC NewsKenya siege: Nairobi shopping mall searched for bodiesBBC NewsKenyan and foreign forensics teams are searching the Westgate shopping complex in Nairobi amid uncertainty over how many bodies they may find following the four-day siege by Islamist militants. Sixty-seven people are so far known to have died. Kenya's … [Read more...]