Mob Lynches 1, Injures 3 on Child Kidnapping Rumors in India
Police in western India have arrested nearly three dozen people for participating in the lynching of a young engineer and wounding three men, including a Qatari national, after rumors that the victims were members of a gang of child kidnappers.
UK’s Theresa May: Trump Told Me to ‘Sue the EU’ Over Brexit
British Prime Minister Theresa May says that President Donald Trump advised her to 'sue' the European Union in the negotiations over Britain’s exit from the bloc.
What Trump and Putin Hope to Achieve at Helsinki Summit
The outcome of the first summit between the unpredictable first-term American president and Russia’s steely-eyed longtime leader is anybody’s guess. With no set agenda, the summit could veer between spectacle and substance. As Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin head into Monday’s meeting in Helsinki, here’s a look at what each president may be hoping to achieve:
Group: Egypt Uses Counterterrorism Laws to Prosecute Critics
An international rights group is accusing Egyptian authorities of using counterterrorism and state-of-emergency laws and courts 'to unjustly prosecute journalists, activists, and critics for their peaceful criticism.'
UN: Afghan Civilian Casualties Up by 1 Percent This Year
The number of civilians killed in Afghanistan in the first half of this year has increased by 1 percent, compared to the same period last year, according to a report released Sunday by the United Nations.
Pakistanis Mourning Victims of Carnage Ahead of Elections
Pakistanis are observing a day of mourning for the victims of the horrific weekend attacks that killed 132 people, including a provincial assembly candidate during an election rally in the country’s southwest.
Protests in Southern Iraq to Demand Better Services, Jobs
Iraqis demanding better public services and jobs took to the streets again on Sunday in the southern oil-rich province of Basra, as authorities put security forces on high alert and blocked internet on the sixth day of protests in the country’s Shiite heartland.
Egypt’s Young Nubians Revive Dream of Return to Homeland
Siham Othman was born decades after her grandparents were forced to evacuate from their homes on the banks of the Nile River along with tens of thousands of their fellow Nubians. But she has a lifelong bond with her ancestral homeland.
Russian Women Push Back at Shaming Over World Cup Dating
Hundreds of thousands of foreign men have flooded into Russia for the monthlong World Cup, setting off a fierce debate in the host nation about the roles and rights of women.
LEADING OFF: Cards Move on From Matheny, Skidding Braves
A look at what’s happening around the majors today: