Monday, October 5, 2015
Israel took the rare and drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City on Sunday as tensions mounted following attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child.
For the second time in a week, Bangladesh's government on Sunday rejected a claim by the Islamic State group that it was responsible for gunning down a foreigner in the South Asian country.
He ventured into businesses in 1973, at a time when there was hardly any track record of the country producing successful entrepreneurs.
While there's more freedom of the press for Latin American media under democracies than the dictatorships once common in the region, drug cartels pose a threat to such freedoms, Nobel laureate Mario Vargas Llosa said Saturday.
Pope Francis on Sunday defended marriage and heterosexual couples as he opened a synod on the family overshadowed by a challenge to Vatican orthodoxy by a gay priest.
A wall of mud stopped everyday life mid-text, mid-sentence, mid-dream for the family of Manuel Sandoval and Maritza Aquino.
Moderate mainstream parties were expected to triumph in Portugal's general election Sunday, after more radical alternatives failed to exploit public discontent over austerity measures.
At least 16 people were killed in violent storms and flooding that struck the chic French Riviera overnight, with three people still missing, President Francois Hollande said on Sunday.
Relentless rain left large areas of the U.S. southeast under water Saturday and forecasters warned that more heavy downpours could trigger historic flooding in the crucial next 24 hours.