HELSINKI — Finnish police say they are holding a 36-year-old foreigner suspected of fatally stabbing his female friend in the Arctic wilds of Lapland. Tourism officials say the victim was a British employee.
LA PAZ, Bolivia — The airline involved in last week's crash in the Andes left a trail of unpaid bills that forced Bolivia's air force to seize two planes and briefly jail one of the company's owners, Bolivian Defence Minister Reymi Ferreira said Monday.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The process of finding six objective jurors to hear the case of a Florida woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband plodded forward Monday with the judge beginning to wonder if he'll need to have an out-of-town jury hear the case.
BANJUL, Gambia — A top Gambian opposition politician and 18 other protesters were released from prison after an appeals court granted them bail on Monday, just days after strongman ruler Yahya Jammeh agreed to step aside after losing the presidential election.
ROME — Calls mounted rapidly Monday from populist and other opposition leaders for quick elections in Italy, seeking to capitalize on Premier Matteo Renzi's humiliating defeat in a referendum on government-championed reforms.
TOKYO — In a story published Dec. 5 about Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's upcoming visit to Pearl Harbor, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he would be the first Japanese leader to do so. Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida visited in 1951.