Germany's government has approved new guidelines for protecting the population in case of emergencies such as attacks or long-term power outages, and the country's top security official is trying to fend off criticism of its timing.
Aijaz Hussain, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 7:51am
Indian government forces fired shotguns and tear gas in India's portion of Kashmir on Wednesday to break up new protests demanding an end to Indian rule in the disputed Himalayan region, killing a young man and wounding at least 50 other people.
Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press | Posted Aug 24th - 7:50am
French schools will now hold three security drills a year — including one in which an alleged assailant enters their premises — as the French government ramps up security measures after a string of deadly extremist attacks.
Heavy monsoon rains have ended two successive drought years in India with the Ganges River and its tributaries rising above the danger level, triggering evacuation of hundreds of thousands of people from flooded homes in north and eastern India, an official said Wednesday.