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6.8-Magnitude Quake Rattles Tonga

Posted: 11/24/2009 - A 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Pacific island nation of Tonga, sending panicked residents into the streets at night, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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Italy Police Nab 'Paralyzed' Mafia Boss on the Run

Posted: 11/24/2009 - A convicted Mafia boss who got out of jail by faking paralysis and anorexia has been arrested at a restaurant after more than two months on the run, police in Sicily said Tuesday.

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Big Bang Atom Smasher Starts Speeding Proton Beams

Posted: 11/24/2009 - The world's largest atom smasher used its accelerator Tuesday to speed up proton beams for the first time as scientists moved ahead in efforts to learn more about the universe.

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Festival of Mass Animal Sacrifice Begins in Nepal

Posted: 11/24/2009 - The ceremony began with prayers in a temple by tens of thousands of Hindus before dawn Tuesday. Then it shifted to a nearby corral, where in the cold morning mist, scores of butchers wielding curved swords began slaughtering buffalo calves by hacking off their heads.

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Indian Probe Blames Mosque Attack on Hindu Leaders

Posted: 11/24/2009 - An Indian government investigation released Tuesday into the 1992 demolition of a mosque by a raging mob reportedly accused top Hindu nationalist politicians of complicity in the attack that sparked nationwide ethnic riots, leaving 2,000 people dead.

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China Executes 2 for Role in Tainted Milk Scandal

Posted: 11/24/2009 - China executed a dairy farmer and a milk salesman Tuesday for their roles in the sale of contaminated baby formula - severe punishments that Beijing hopes will assuage public anger, reassure importers and put to rest one of the country's worst food safety crises.

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UN Wants Men to Help End Violence Against Women

Posted: 11/24/2009 - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon launched a Network of Men Leaders on Tuesday to act as role models in the global campaign to end the "pandemic" of violence against women.

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Death Toll in China Mining Blast Rises to 106

Posted: 11/24/2009 - The number of dead in China's worst mining accident in two years rose to 106 Wednesday after two more bodies were pulled out of the coal mine, state media said.

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Philippines' Deadliest Massacre Tests Government

Posted: 11/24/2009 - A few miles (kilometers) off the main highway, on a remote hilltop covered with waist-high grass, bodies lay with twisted hands reaching in the air. They had been shot point-blank.

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Woman Found 25 Hours After Indonesia Ferry Sank

Posted: 11/23/2009 - Rescuers plucked a woman from choppy waters Monday, some 25 hours after she jumped from a crowded ferry that sank in a storm off Indonesia's Sumatra island. At least 29 people drowned, and 20 others were missing.

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Mom: Son in Coma Heard Everything for 23 Years

Updated: 11/24/2009 - A mother says her son has emerged from what doctors thought was a vegetative state to say he was fully conscious for 23 years but could not respond because he was paralyzed.

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Christmas Kissing: On the Cheek to Avoid Swine Flu

Posted: 11/23/2009 - Britain's authority on etiquette says it's more hygienic to exchange kisses on the cheek than to shake hands - so the swine flu pandemic should not make people afraid of kissing under the mistletoe this holiday season.

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Exit Polls: No Clear Winner in Romania's Election

Posted: 11/22/2009 - Two exit polls indicate that Romania's resident has received more votes than any other candidate in the country's presidential election, but not enough to avoid a runoff.

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Coal Mine Blast Kills 42 in China, 66 Trapped

Posted: 11/21/2009 - Rescuers working in frigid cold and darkness tried to reach 66 people believed trapped a third of a mile (half a kilometer) underground after a huge gas explosion Saturday ripped through a coal mine in northern China, killing at least 42 people.

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UK Police Make 2 Trojan Computer Virus Arrests

Posted: 11/18/2009 - A couple suspected of helping spread some of the Internet's most aggressive computer viruses has been arrested in the English city of Manchester, police said Wednesday.

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Convicted Killer: US Student Knox at Murder Scene

Posted: 11/18/2009 - A man appealing his conviction for murdering a British student testified Wednesday that he heard her arguing with her American roommate Amanda Knox minutes before she was slain.

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Cloud Cover Blocks Meteor Showers in India, Nepal

Updated: 11/18/2009 - Thousands of stargazers stayed awake overnight for what was forecast as an intense Leonid meteor shower over Asia this year, but the show fizzled rather than sizzled for many viewers - partly due to cloud cover.

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Hutu Extremist Group Leaders Arrested in Germany

Posted: 11/17/2009 - Two top leaders of a mostly ethnic Hutu militia were arrested in Germany Wednesday on suspicion of committing crimes against humanity in Congo in what experts in the region called a major blow to one of the most brutal rebel groups in Africa.

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90-Year-Old Charged in Germany for Nazi-Era Crimes

Posted: 11/17/2009 - A former SS sergeant who worked unnoticed for decades as a train-station manager was charged with 58 counts of murder Tuesday after a student doing undergraduate research uncovered his alleged involvement in a massacre of Jewish forced laborers.

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Chile Applies Dictator-Era Law to Indian Violence

Posted: 11/17/2009 - Small groups of Mapuche Indians have so rattled Chile by seizing forests, burning buses and attacking police to demand land and autonomy that the leftist government has turned to dictatorship-era measures to quell the violence.

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French Boy Takes Rifle to School; No One Hurt

Posted: 11/17/2009 - A 13-year-old French boy stole his father's hunting rifle and took it to school with the intention of shooting his teachers, but his family and police intervened before anyone was hurt, police said.

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