Rob Billies, Associated Press | PostedAug 18th - 1:44pm
Canada says it is disappointed the United Kingdom has decided to "off-load their responsibilities" after the British Home Office revoked the citizenship of a dual citizen of the two countries imprisoned in Syria.
Three riot police officers, a police commander, a police academy teacher — all are among eight French police officers who have killed themselves recently. That makes 64 so far this year — and the number just keeps on climbing.
The deadly bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan's capital late Saturday was a stark reminder that the war-weary country faces daily threats not only from the long-established Taliban but also from a brutal local affiliate of the Islamic State group, which claimed responsibility for the attack.
Several migrants jumped into the sea from a Spanish rescue boat Sunday in a thwarted bid to reach shore in Italy, where the government's hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, has refused to let the 107 passengers disembark.
Cara Anna, Associated Press | PostedAug 18th - 5:27am
Saturday night's devastating attack on a wedding in Afghanistan's capital comes amid huge uncertainty about the country's future. The United States and the Taliban say they are nearing a deal to end America's longest conflict, one that has lasted a generation and left tens of thousands dead. The U.S.-Taliban talks have sidelined the government in Kabul, which is increasingly frustrated.
Kuwait's 90-year-old ruling emir suffered an unspecified medical "setback" and later recovered, state media reported Sunday, hours after Iran's visiting foreign minister said he was praying for the ruler's "speedy recovery."