MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say eight adult members of a family have been killed in a popular beach resort city in the southern state of Oaxaca.
The Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said in a statement that the eight men were "shark fishermen" and an early line of inquiry is whether they may have been involved in other activities while at sea. The statement did not mention drug trafficking, but drugs are often transported along Mexico's coast....
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Authorities in Greece say popular private broadcaster Mega Television has dropped out of the bidding for a national television license, under an overhaul of broadcasting regulations ordered by the country's left-wing government.
The government's Information Ministry said late Tuesday that four bidders including Mega had been eliminated from the first round license auction, with seven remaining.
PARIS (AP) — Authorities say vandals are behind a fire at the Gare du Nord train station in Paris that has halted train traffic to Britain and many other destinations.
The SNCF national rail service says the fire Tuesday was caused by a "malicious incident," without elaborating. A police official said the fire was being investigated but there was no immediate danger to passengers. BFM television reported the fire was in an electrical station.
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Officials in Libya say that an Islamist militia has shot down a helicopter outside the eastern city of Benghazi, killing two French special forces troops who were onboard.
The officials, one an air force officer who knew of the helicopters' passengers and the other an official working for Western missions in Libya, say Tuesday that there were no survivors in the Sunday attack. They spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to...
GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. human rights office is expressing concern about deteriorating human rights, growing violence and "severe shortages" of food, medicine and basic goods in Venezuela.
The office of human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein points to reports of rising protests demanding access to food, the arrest of hundreds of demonstrators and excessive use of force against protesters in recent weeks.