As gunmen went on a night-time rampage through Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel on Saturday, Aziz Tayeb posted a desperate plea on Facebook: “Pray for me. I may die.”
Turkish forces and their Syrian allies on Sunday pressed a cross border offensive against a Kurdish militia for a second day, as rocket fire hit a border town in apparent retaliation.
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Protestors took to the streets en masse across the United States Saturday, hoisting anti-Donald Trump placards, banging drums and donning pink caps symbolic of the resistance for a second Women’s March opposing the president one year to the day of his inauguration.
A heavy police presence is expected in the Democratic Republic of Congo capital Kinshasa on Sunday ahead of planned protests demanding that President Joseph Kabila leave power.
Germany’s divided Social Democrats will hold a crunch vote Sunday on whether to pursue a coalition deal with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives, or plunge the nation into political turmoil.
The US government officially shut down on Saturday, the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, after lawmakers failed to agree a stop-gap spending deal.
The funeral of Cranberries singer Dolores O’Riordan, who died suddenly in London this week, will take place near Limerick, Ireland on Tuesday, the church where she will be buried said Friday.
Gunmen have killed at least five people and wounded eight others in an ongoing attack on Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel, officials said Sunday, as panicked guests were seen climbing over balconies to escape.
As soon as Turkish warplanes began bombing raids over Afrin on Saturday, terrified residents of the Syrian Kurdish enclave dashed to take cover in the cellars of their homes.
The Turkish army said it launched new strikes Saturday against the Kurdish People’s Protection Units (YPG) militia in northern Syria, amid mounting expectations of a cross-border ground operation.