AMMAN, Jordan — Four policemen were killed Tuesday in an exchange of fire with wanted men in a central Jordanian province where assailants had killed 10 people in a series of ambushes earlier this week, state media said.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Newly released 911 recordings depict a frantic, chaotic scene as a grandmother pulls into a Little Rock shopping centre and discovers her 3-year-old grandson has been shot in what police describe as a road-rage killing.
A 13-year-old girl from the Big River area has been reported missing.
Maria McAdam, who also goes by 'Littlechief,' was reported missing on Dec. 18. She was last seen at a school on Dec. 16 and was supposed to be at a friend's home over the weekend, but this wasn't the case.
TORONTO — Canada called Monday for the unconditional release of a Canadian man and his American wife after a new video appeared to show them begging their governments to intervene on their behalf with their Afghan captors.
BERLIN — German officials had deemed the Tunisian man being sought in a manhunt across Europe a threat long before a truck plowed into a Christmas market in Berlin — and even kept him under covert surveillance for six months this year before halting the operation.
BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities have started removing some of the security checkpoints in Baghdad in a bid to ease traffic in the country's capital with a population of about 6 million people, a senior military commander said Tuesday.
BEIJING — Thick, grey smog fell over Beijing on Tuesday, choking China's capital in a haze that spurred authorities to cancel flights and close some highways in emergency measures to cut down on air pollution.