Suzan Fraser, Associated Press | Posted Oct 10th - 12:13pm
Nearly simultaneous explosions targeted a Turkish peace rally Saturday in Ankara, killing at least 86 people and wounding nearly 190 others in Turkey's deadliest attack in years — one that threatens to inflame the nation's ethnic tensions.
The head of the gendarmerie in Chad's capital says two groups of suicide bombers attacked a market and refugee camp in a village, killing at least 38 people and injuring at least 51. A military official said the extremist group Boko Haram is suspected.
Svetlana Alexievich, the Belarusian author who just won the Nobel Prize for literature, said Saturday there is no doubt Alexander Lukashenko will be re-elected president this weekend because the process is entirely under his control.
Boubacar Diallo, Associated Press | Posted Oct 10th - 9:50am
Pre-election violence in Guinea has killed at least three people and injured some 50, a hospital official said Saturday, as the United Nations West Africa head called for calm a day before Guineans are to vote for president.
Lynne O'Donnell, Associated Press | Posted Oct 10th - 7:30am
Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has appointed a team of investigators to look into the circumstances leading to the Taliban's brief capture of the northern city of Kunduz as well as a U.S. airstrike that destroyed a hospital and killed at least 22 people there, his office said Saturday.