Wednesday, October 7, 2015
The American air strike on a Kunduz hospital was a mistake, the top US commander in Afghanistan acknowledged Tuesday, as the Pentagon expressed deep regret for the deaths.
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Japan's top government spokesman expressed outrage Monday over the killing of a Japanese citizen who became the second foreigner to be gunned down in Bangladesh in less than a week.
More than 40 Syrian insurgent groups vowed to attack Russian forces in retaliation for Moscow's air campaign in a show of unity among the usually fragmented rebels against what they called the "occupiers" of Syria.
Two Palestinian teens, including a 13-year-old boy, were killed by Israeli army fire in West Bank clashes Monday, raising concerns about a further escalation after a violent weekend that left several Israeli civilians dead and hundreds of Palestinians wounded.
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday he wanted to avoid a violent escalation with Israel, his most direct comments since unrest has spread in recent days and provoked fears of a new uprising.
The top commander of U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan says the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 at a medical clinic in the city of Kunduz over the weekend was requested by Afghan forces.
In the Old City of Jerusalem, both Palestinians and Jews were talking on Sunday about fear and the prospect of a new intifada or uprising.
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.