Monday, October 12, 2015
At least five suicide bombers on Saturday targeted a village in Chad that is home to thousands of Nigerians who have fled Islamic extremist violence, killing at least 36 people and wounding about 50 others in what appeared to be coordinated attacks, officials said.
A verdict has been issued in the trial in Iran of Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, the country's judiciary said Sunday, without detailing the judgment but hinting at a conviction.
A presidential election was under way Sunday in Belarus, where authoritarian leader Alexander Lukashenko faced no serious competition and was expected easily to win a fifth term. The opposition called for a boycott of the vote.
Iran successfully test-fired a new guided long-range ballistic surface-to-surface missile, state TV reported on Sunday. It was the first such a test since Iran and world powers reach a historical nuclear deal.
A Taliban suicide car bomber struck a NATO convoy in central Kabul Sunday, triggering a powerful explosion less than two weeks after the resurgent militant group overran a key northern Afghan city.
Thousands of African-Americans gathered in Washington on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of the "Million Man March," renewing their demands for justice reform and greater civil rights.
A Danish zoo is planning to publicly dissect a year-old lion that it has killed to avoid inbreeding -- a year after another Danish zoo triggered massive online protests for killing a healthy young giraffe, dissecting it and feeding it to lions in front of children.
In cloistered meetings miles away from the combat zone, European governments have determined that Syrians fleeing their country's civil war should be given precedence over other exiles seeking refugee protection.
The U.S. ambassador to Denmark has married his partner in the Scandinavian country that became the first nation to allow gay couples to formalize their unions in 1989.
A former investigator with the congressional panel probing the deadly 2012 attack on the American mission in Benghazi, Libya is accusing Republicans of targeting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.