Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by a Taliban gunman in Pakistan as she left school in 2012, pleaded with the world on Friday not to compromise on the protection of Afghan women’s rights following the Taliban takeover.
On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved $1 billion in funding for Israel’s “Iron Dome” missile defense system, but not before one Democrat labeled Israel an “apartheid regime” and her colleague fired back that such language teeters on anti-Semitism.
British police said on Thursday they had arrested a suspect in the hunt for the murderer of a teacher who was killed in a London park as she made a five-minute walk from her home to meet a friend at a pub.
Boxing star Manny Pacquiao said on Sunday he will run for president of the Philippines next year, after railing against corruption in government and what he calls President Rodrigo Duterte’s cozy relationship with China.
A prominent statue of explorer Christopher Columbus will be removed from one of Mexico City’s principal avenues and be replaced with one of an indigenous Mexican woman, the capital’s mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said on Sunday.