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Officials say a 59-year-old German mountaineer has died of cardiac arrest while climbing Alaska's Mount McKinley.
Some 200 youths hurled rocks at police and set cars ablaze in a largely immigrant suburb of Stockholm on Tuesday, the second day of rioting triggered by the fatal police shooting of a man wielding a knife.
Pope Francis has expressed his ''closeness to the families of all who died in the Oklahoma tornado," with special concern for ''those who lost young children."
The man charged with reviving France's shrinking economy and attracting businesses to invest here is gaining a reputation for doing the opposite.
Boruch Spiegel, one of the last remaining survivors of the 1943 Warsaw ghetto uprising by poorly armed Jewish insurgents against the powerful Nazi German force that occupied Poland, has died. He was 93.
The chief executive of security firm G4S is to retire after a tumultuous year that saw the company fail to fulfill its Olympic contract.
India offered on Tuesday to provide more training and reconstruction aid for Afghanistan as most international troops prepare to withdraw next year.
A conservative party is challenging a judicial ruling that requires all of Brazil's notary publics to register same-sex civil unions as marriages if couples request it.
Egyptian security officials say they have deployed additional military and police, along with helicopters and rocket launchers, to the northern Sinai Peninsula as part of a buildup in response to the kidnapping of security forces there.
Saudi Arabia on Tuesday executed five Yemenis convicted of crimes and displayed their bodies in public as a deterrent for future criminals, the government said.