Iran condemned for blinding man

Amnesty International has condemned Iran after the nation blinded a man on the grounds of retribution.

Albino killers sentenced to death

A court in Tanzania has sentenced four people to death for the murder of an albino woman who was killed so her hacked-off limbs could be used in magic, officials said Friday.

Mob lynches rape accused in India

A rape suspect was pulled out of a jail and lynched by a mob in northeastern India on Thursday, local reports said, with anger raging over the high rate of sexual violence in the country.

Plane skids off NY runway as storm hits

An airliner skidded off a runway at New York's La Guardia airport Thursday and slid to a halt just yards from frigid waters, as a snow storm battered the US coast from Texas to Boston.