World

Photo

Attack on parliament, killing of soldier stun Canada's capital 01:53 GMT

OTTAWA (Reuters) - A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with shots fired near where Prime Minister Stephen Harper was speaking, and a soldier was killed at a nearby war memorial, stunning the Canadian capital.  Full Article   |  Video

 
Photo
Iraqi Kurds approve sending fighters to aid Syrian town Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 

ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish lawmakers approved a plan on Wednesday to send fighters to the Syrian town of Kobani to relieve fellow Kurds under attack by Islamic State militants, marking the semi-autonomous region's first military foray into Syria's war.  Full Article  |  Video  

Photo
At U.N., China asked to back human rights case against North Korea Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The chief U.N. investigator into human rights cases in North Korea said on Wednesday he has appealed to China to support calls to refer Pyongyang's actions to The Hague on suspicion of crimes against humanity.  Full Article  

 
Powered by Reuters AlertNet. AlertNet provides news, images and insight from the world's disasters and conflicts and is brought to you by Reuters Foundation.