A female orangutan got cleared to leave a Buenos Aires zoo she has called home for 20 years, after a court ruled she was entitled to more desirable living conditions, lawyers said Sunday.

US cops shoot Canadian man on border

US officers shot and wounded a Canadian man early Sunday as he crossed a border bridge into the United States while waving a handgun, officials said.

France in second 'Allahu Akbar' attack

A driver shouting "Allahu Akbar" ("God is greatest") ploughed into pedestrians in eastern France Sunday, injuring 11 of them.

Mom charged for murder of eight kids

The mother of seven of eight children killed in the northern city of Cairns was charged with their murder on Sunday, Australian police said.