OTTAWA -- A gunman on Wednesday fatally shot a Canadian soldier in an attack near the Parliament that led to the evacuation of the country's prime minister.
The gunman, who was shot and killed inside the Parliament building, has been identified as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Canadian national. The soldier who was killed was Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.
CUPERTINO -- Apple is attempting to amalgamate data garnered from a multitude of health and fitness apps and wearable technologies, into one handy application.
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The Republicans hope to gain a majority in the U.S. Senate by wresting seats from Democrats and taking spots left open by retirements.
LONDON -- A paralyzed man from Bulgaria has regained feeling in his legs and is able to walk after nose cells were transplanted into his damaged spinal cord.
BERLIN -- 25 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, barriers around the world including Israel's West Bank barrier and the Korean DMZ continue to divide people.
LONDON -- The mystery vessel spotted in Swedish waters on Friday could be a Russian Project 865 Piranha-class mini sub, according to IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly.
WASHINGTON -- Since 1979, it has emerged that at least 38 suspected Nazi war criminals received millions of dollars in American Social Security payments.
PRETORIA -- South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given five years in jail for the culpable homicide of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
GENEVA -- Serum made from the blood of recovered Ebola patients could be available within weeks in Liberia, says the World Health Organization.
CUPERTINO -- Apple’s new iPad Air 2 shaves over a millimetre off its previous depth, making it less than half as thick as the original 1st generation iPad.
TOKYO -- With about 375 orders already generated, the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ) is set to conduct test flights in 2015 and enter service in 2017.
LONDON -- Star Wars – Episode VII, the first in a new movie trilogy, is nearing the end of principal photography in the UK and various other locations.
VIENNA -- The AeroMobil 3.0 prototype flying car, which can be refueled at a regular filling station, will be unveiled in Vienna during the Pioneers Festival on October 29.
BRUSSELS -- The new European Commission, a body consisting of 28 Commissioners from each EU country, is expected to take office on November 1.
DARMSTADT -- The European Space Agency announced Monday that the robot lander of the Rosetta spacecraft will descend to "site J" on November 11.
PARIS -- The 2015 Tour de France will include just 42km of time trials but eight mountain stages, with the yellow jersey to be decided in the mountains.
SAN FRANCISCO -- Seven-time champions the San Francisco Giants take on the Kansas City Royals in the 110th Major League Baseball World Series.
NEW YORK -- The New York Marathon, the world’s largest marathon, and the year's final marathon takes place on Sunday, Nov. 2.
BARCELONA -- La Liga rivals Barcelona and Real Madrid meet for the 229th El Clasico, the first of this season, with Luis Suarez a possible starter.