Dozens of people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a Shia mosque in Afghanistan’s northeastern city of Kunduz during Friday prayers, the country’s worst attack since the Taliban took over control in August.
Israel’s new prime minister told the United Nations Monday that the world’s countries face a moral choice between “darkness and light” as he contrasted the ideals of Israel and its allies with those of its enemies, including Iran.
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.