An American man has been arrested in Uganda and accused by U.S prosecutors of counterfeiting more than $2 million in fake dollars, some of which were to be mailed to the United States hidden in charity pamphlets, court papers showed.
Canadians who want to enjoy uncrowded Cuban beaches and the country's frozen in time charm should act soon before U.S policy changes open the floodgates for American tourists, a Canadian cruise company warned on Thursday.
NEW YORK Reuters - New York Mayor Bill de Blasio was named 2014 Person of the Year by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals PETA for opposing horse-drawn carriages in Manhattan and advocating other animal friendly causes, the group said on Thursday.
DUBLIN - Ireland has repaid 9 billion euros $11 billion to the International Monetary Fund several years early, a move that saves heavy interest costs and illustrates the strong Irish rebound after its bailout.
WASHINGTON Reuters - A White House spokesman on Thursday declined to rule out an eventual visit to the White House by Cuban President Raul Castro a day after President Barack Obama announced plans to normalize U.S relations with Havana.
WASHINGTON Reuters - U.S-led air strikes in Syria focused on the contested city of Kobani near the Turkish border on Thursday, with six air strikes that destroyed seven Islamic State fighting positions, a building and a tactical unit, the U.S military said.
WASHINGTON Reuters - U.S-led air strikes against Islamic State in Iraq have killed three of the militant group's top leaders, the head of the U.S Joint Chiefs of Staff told the Wall Street Journal on Thursday.
The Pakistani military said on Thursday its Chief of Army Staff had signed death warrants for six hard core terrorists following a deadly Taliban attack on a school that killed 132 children earlier this week.