DAMASCUS, Va., May 18 (UPI) -- Dozens of people were injured Saturday when a car in the Appalachian Trail Days parade in Damascus, Va., plowed into the crowd.
WASHINGTON, May 18 (UPI) -- The 166 detainees remaining in Guantanamo cost U.S. taxpayers about $900,000 a year each, officials say.
BANGKOK, May 18 (UPI) -- Some rank-and-file members of the Pheu Thai Party oppose a proposal for blanket amnesty for the May 2010 riots in Thailand.
KARACHI, Pakistan, May 18 (UPI) -- The highest-ranking woman in Imran Khan's Movement for Justice in Pakistan was gunned down Saturday outside her Karachi home, police said.
RAMALLAH, West Bank, May 18 (UPI) -- Two Palestinian journalists said they were detained and questioned this week by the Palestinian authority, despite a promise to respect freedom of the press.
BAGHDAD, May 18 (UPI) -- Eight people were killed across Iraq Saturday, hours after a series of bombings rocked Baghdad in the bloodiest day there in months, officials said.
LONDON, May 18 (UPI) -- A notorious jewel thief and his wife were found dead in their upscale London apartment in an apparent murder-suicide, police said.
ANGELHOLM, Sweden, May 18 (UPI) -- Three people were shot during a jewelry store robbery in the southern Swedish city of Angelholm, police said.
JERUSALEM, May 18 (UPI) -- Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian protesters Saturday near a mosque in East Jerusalem, Palestinian officials said.
CAIRO, May 18 (UPI) -- Egyptian police protested the kidnapping of seven officers and soldiers Saturday by refusing to open the Rafah crossing with Gaza.
MADRID, May 18 (UPI) -- A hospital in Spain lost 172 embryos, intended for use in in vitro fertilization, when a freezer leaked liquid nitrogen, hospital officials said.
ANKARA, Turkey, May 18 (UPI) -- Turkish officials said four more suspects have been detained after two car bombs exploded last week near the Syrian border killing 51 people.
NEWARK, N.J., May 18 (UPI) -- A US Airways plane with 31 passengers aboard crash-landed at the Newark, N.J., airport early Saturday after its landing gear failed to deploy, officials said.
SANTA ANA, Calif., May 18 (UPI) -- The roommate of an Army veteran who was killed as she was about to graduate from a California college has been charged with her murder.
ISLAMABAD, May 18 (UPI) -- Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will remain on house arrest for at least another two weeks, a Pakistani court ruled Saturday.