Turkish Airlines Flight to Toronto Evacuated After Note Seen


ISTANBUL—A Turkish Airlines plane in Istanbul has been evacuated after a suspicious note was discovered in one of its bathrooms. A Turkish Airlines press official...

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    Explosion Reported at Paris Metro Station, Possible Injuries

    An explosion was reported at a Paris metro station on Wednesday evening, but a spokesman told Reuters that it wasn’t a terrorist attack. It was... Read more

  • Dome of the Saint Peters Basilica in the Vatican City in Rome. (Peter Probst/Shutterstock)

    Chinese Transplant Doctors’ Flimsy Defense at Vatican Meets Fierce Rebuttal

    Correction: A previous version of this article cited a participant stating that the Pope called off his appearance at the event. This has not been... Read more

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    Winter Storm Could Drop 1 Foot of Snow on Northeast US

    A densely populated swath of the Northeast was preparing for winter’s harshest thump yet, a fast-moving storm that could bring more than a foot of... Read more

  • Dome of the Saint Peters Basilica in the Vatican City in Rome on September 22, 2011. (Peter Probst/Shutterstock)

    Chinese Transplant Doctor Accused of Ordering Executions Speaks at Vatican

    The Vatican’s Pontifical Academy of Sciences has run into controversy for inviting a speaker linked to forced organ harvesting in China to present the regime’s... Read more

  • French soldiers patrol in the courtyard of the Louvre museum in Paris, Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

    Louvre Museums Reopens; Egypt Identifies Machete Attacker

    PARIS—The Louvre Museum reopened to the public Saturday, less than 24 hours after a machete-wielding assailant shouting “Allahu akbar!” attacked French soldiers guarding the sprawling... Read more

  • A woman speaks on her cell phone amonst the ruins of a building after shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.  Heavy shelling hit both government- and rebel-controlled areas of eastern Ukraine as fighting continues Friday, and international monitors issued a sharp call for the sides to still their guns.  (AP Photo/Alexander Ermochenko)

    New Fighting in Eastern Ukraine Leaves 33 Dead

    International monitors on Friday strongly urged the warring sides in eastern Ukraine to withdraw their guns as heavy artillery and rocket barrages continued to pummel... Read more

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    In a Tiny Italian Town, This Family Opened Its Doors to a Refugee

    BORRIANA, Italy—When Mamadou Sissoko first came to Borriana, a village in the northern Italian province of Biella in 2011, he couldn’t read or write in... Read more

  • A Ukrainian soldier shows pieces of shrapnel in a crater left by an explosion in Avdiivka, Ukraine, Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017. Fighting between government troops and Russia-backed separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine escalated on Tuesday, killing at least eight people late Monday and early Tuesday, injuring dozens and briefly trapping more than 200 coal miners underground, the warring sides reported.(AP Photo/Inna Varenytsia)

    Heavy Fighting Continues in Eastern Ukraine

    Freezing and nerve-shattered residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid... Read more

  • Candidate for the French left's presidential primaries ahead of the 2017 presidential election, Benoit Hamon, speaks to the media after the first round of the primaries in Trappes, west of Paris, France on Jan. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu, File)

    Socialist Utopia a Hard Sell as France Swings Right

    TRAPPES, France—At the “Friz-Lys” styling salon, Jocelyne Gisquet is luxuriating in the freedom of answering emails with a laptop balanced on her knees while having... Read more

  • A  woman  looks at an exhibit in the Museum of the Second World War, an ambitious new museum under creation for nine years has opened its doors for a day to historians, museums and reporters in Gdansk, Poland, on Jan. 23, 2017.  (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

    Fate of Polish WWII Museum Unclear Amid Battle Over History

    GDANSK, Poland—It was supposed to be the first museum in the world to tell the story of World War II in its entirety by focusing... Read more

  • Goidsargi Estibaliz Carranza Zabala (C) arrives for the beginning of her trial at the regional court in Vienna on November 19, 2012.  (DIETER NAGL/AFP/Getty Images)

    ‘Ice Cream Killer’ Moved to All-Male Prison

    An Austrian convicted murderer known as the “Ice Cream Killer” is being transferred to an all-male prison because authorities have deemed her too dangerous to... Read more

  • (R-L) German President Joachim Gauck, Chancellor Angela Merkel and the President of the German Parliament, Norbert Lammert, and other politicians attend a memorial service in Berlin's Kaiser-Wilhelm Memorial Church for the victims of a truck attack on a crowded Christmas market the day before, killing several people on Dec. 20, 2016. ( Michael Kappeler/Pool Photo via AP)

    Conservative German Lawmaker Is Quitting Merkel’s Party

    BERLIN—A lawmaker who has long been critical of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s policies says she is leaving the German leader’s conservative party, citing discontent over Merkel’s... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on October 8, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  During the rally, Trump said people were giving him credit for helping force House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to bow out of the race for Speaker of the House.  (Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

    Former British Spy Who Compiled Trump Memo Goes Into Hiding

    The former British spy who compiled a dossier on President-elect Donald Trump for Democratic opposition research has reportedly gone into hiding. Christopher Steele, who operates... Read more

  • Police search a path leading to the field where the body of 7-year-old Katie Rough was found, in the Woodthorpe area of York, England, Wednesday Jan. 11, 2017. A 15-year-old girl has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 7-year-old who was found badly injured on a playing field and later died. (Danny Lawson/PA via AP)

    British Teen Charged With Murder of 7-Year-Old Girl

    A 15-year-old girl has appeared in court charged with the murder of a 7-year-old who was found badly injured on a playing field and later... Read more

  • Amanda Knox attends her appeal hearing at Perugia's Court of Appeal on September 30, 2011 in Perugia, Italy. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

    Court Rejects Grounds for New Trial in Kercher Murder

    An appeals court in Florence Tuesday rejected a bid for a new trial and possible acquittal by the only person convicted of the 2007 murder... Read more

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    Court Says That Muslim Girls Must Attend Swim Class in Switzerland

    Europe’s court of human rights has rejected an appeal by a Turkish-born couple who were fined in Switzerland for keeping their daughters out of mixed-gender,... Read more

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