The latest developments after Palestinian stabbing attacks in Jerusalem killed two Israelis and wounded three others, including a toddler, prompting Israeli authorities to take the unprecedented step of closing east Jerusalem's Old City to all Palestinians who do not live, work or study there (all times local).
Albert Aji and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 11:32am
Syria's President Bashar Assad said in comments Sunday that the air campaign by Russia against "terrorists" in his country must succeed or the whole region will be destroyed, stressing that the fight against terrorism must precede a political process.
Lynne O'Donnell, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 9:41am
The International medical charity Doctors Without Borders said on Sunday it had withdrawn from the northern Afghan city of Kunduz after a deadly airstrike destroyed its hospital and killed 22 people, as the U.S. and Afghan governments vowed to get to the bottom of the carnage.
Amir Vahdat, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 6:41am
Thousands of mourners attended funeral services in Iran on Sunday for pilgrims killed in a stampede during last month's hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia, a disaster that has stoked tensions between the two regional rivals.
Ben Fox and Jason Dearen, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 1:02pm
Rescuers spotted floating debris and an oil sheen Sunday as U.S. crews continue an intensive search off the southeastern Bahamas for a U.S. cargo ship with 33 people on board. The company that owns the ship said a container that appears to belong to the vessel had been found as well.
By Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 1:01pm
Iraq's Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi declared the heavily fortified Green Zone in central Baghdad open to all of his citizens for the first time in 12 years Sunday amid efforts to cut spending and appease citizens who have been protesting for basic public services.
Josh Bell and David McFadden, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 12:41pm
Bermuda was getting lashed Sunday by gusting winds and pelting rains from a weakening Hurricane Joaquin as its spinning center tracked just southwest of the wealthy financial haven and tourist destination after plowing through the Bahamas as a major storm.
Britain will get 20 more drones and strengthen its special forces as Britain tries to help quell the growth of the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday.
Lionel Cironneau and Angela Charlton, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 11:01am
In a matter of minutes, torrential rains transformed the postcard-perfect French Riviera into a terrifying flood zone, leaving at least 16 dead, trapping hundreds of ailing pilgrims and halting car and train traffic Sunday along the mud-drenched Mediterranean coast.
Baba Ahmed, Associated Press | Posted Oct 4th - 10:51am
A suspected Islamic extremist in southeastern Niger detonated his explosives when confronted by a policeman Sunday morning, killing the officer and at least six civilians in a town targeted numerous times by jihadists this year.
Turkey's Interior Ministry says it has launched an investigation into possible human rights abuse after an image posted on social media showed a corpse tied to the back of a security vehicle being dragged along a street in southeast Turkey, where security forces are battling Kurdish militants.