Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Two women opened fire at the heavily protected U.S. Consulate in Istanbul Monday, while assailants exploded a car bomb at a police station then fired on police inspecting the scene, in a day of heavy violence in Turkey's largest city.
At least five people were killed Monday when a Taliban suicide car bomber struck near the entrance of Kabul's international airport, the latest in a wave of lethal bombings in the Afghan capital.
The infant mortality rate in Gaza has risen for the first time in more than half a century, a new study by the U.N. aid agency for Palestinian refugees says.
A major shortage of aid funding for Iraq threatens food assistance relied on by more than two million people, the U.N.'s humanitarian coordinator for the country said on Sunday.
Monday, August 10, 2015
ANKARA, Turkey -- A bomb attack at a police station in Istanbul injured five police officers and two civilians, Turkey's state-run Anadolu Agency reported.
A Taliban attack killed at least 21 people in northern Afghanistan, officials said Sunday, after a wave of lethal bombings in the capital as the insurgency escalates following a bitter power transition.
Israel intensified its crackdown on Jewish extremists Sunday, jailing two high-profile ultranationalist Israelis for six months without charge and arresting additional suspects in West Bank settlement outposts, security authorities said.
Bahrain has given permission to a pro-opposition newspaper to resume publishing after a two-day ban that drew criticism from human rights groups, state media said.
The young man cowered behind a barrel on the barely lit stage, as his companion pointed a fake weapon towards a roaring audience in a Beirut theater.