Crowds tried to force their way into a hospital to free hunger striker Bilal Kayed, who is on administrative detention having completed 14-year prison sentence; ‘He’s a hero. He doesn’t constitute a threat to anybody.’
Several people killed and wounded in separate clashes between protesters and security forces in disputed region.
French President Francois Hollande will meet Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, three weeks after the jihadist murder of a priest in France sent shockwaves through the Catholic Church. The two will discuss the killing of 85-year-old priest Jacques Hamel by two teenagers claiming allegiance to the Islamic State group, as well as the situation facing Christians in the Middle East, French officials said. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve will accompany Hollande on the trip.
Sufian Bakri Abdu received a warm welcome home after 14 years in prison for conspiring to poison Israeli dinars in Jerusalem’s popular Cafe Rimon during the Second Intifada.
Opposition party challenges result of presidential election, claiming the electoral commission colluded to rig the vote.
August is an unusual month for flooding around Baton Rouge and this one breaks records.
At least five people dead and more than 20,000 rescued in US state amid predictions of more rain from storm system.
At least four police officers and three civilians killed in a car bomb blast near Turkey’s southeastern Diyarbakir city.