Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams walked free Sunday after five days of police interrogation and declared his innocence in the unsolved 1972 abduction, slaying and secret burial of a Belfast mother of 10, Jean McConville.
Russian bombers have also tested NATO airspace. The Ukraine situation, including flights by Russian bombers and jets, offers a perfect example of how Russian military forces have been redesigned for regional conflict.
Amid a wave of nationalist fervor sweeping the country and the start of presidential campaigning, 102 alleged Islamists were sentenced to 10 years in jail on charges of violently rioting, in a mass trial in Egypt on Saturday.
A faulty 'go' signal likely caused one subway train to plow into another in Seoul Friday, injuring more than 240 people. Passengers described chaos following the crash, and were evacuated through the tracks.
The UN reports at least 350 people dead, and as many as 2,000 missing following a landslide Friday in Badakhshan, a remote, mountainous region of Afghanistan. Search and rescue operations have been slow and difficult.
Syrian forces delayed the planned evacuation of rebel fighters from parts of Homs Saturday, the reason was unclear. The rebels were granted safe passage to other opposition-held areas after a blockade and hunger forced them to give up territory.
Seven members of an Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe observer team were released after being held by pro-Russian insurgents for more than a week in eastern Ukraine. Meanwhile, two Ukrainian helicopters were shot down outside Slovyansk Friday, killing two crew.
Afghanistan landslide: Badakhshan province governor said more than 2,000 people were missing after a hill collapsed on the village of Hobo Barik after days of heavy rain, burying some 300 homes in the area – about a third of all houses there.