Sinn Fein candidate Pearse Doherty is elected to the Irish parliament in the wake of the EU bail-out.
A gunman opened fire on a campaign rally near Taipei yesterday, killing one man and critically wounding the son of a former vice-president on the eve of key local elections. A suspect is in custody and may belong to a gang.
Authorities have arrested 124 Saudis and 25 foreigners, who were planning attacks on government and security officials.
A Rwandan court gave prosecutors an extra 30 days to complete their investigation into charges of terrorism leveled against opposition leader Victoire Ingabire.
North Korea warns that US-South Korean plans for military maneuvers put peninsula on brink of war; S.Korean official says 20 blasts heard.
There has been a third explosion at the Pike River coal mine in New Zealand, where 29 men are presumed dead underground.
Ireland's banks suffered a string of credit downgrades Friday—one reduced to junk-bond status —as speculation mounted that an EU-IMF bailout of Ireland could require senior bondholders to share the massive bill.
A suicide attack on a Houthi rebel procession in northern Yemen kills at least two people and wounds 10 others.