Egypt Says Plane Hijacker Extradited From Cyprus
Egypt’s chief prosecutor says Cyprus has extradited the hijacker of an EgyptAir plane that was diverted to the Mediterranean island in 2016.
Cyprus Extradites Egyptian Hijacker Who Dropped Legal Fight
Cyprus police say an Egyptian man who in 2016 hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the east Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland.
AP Interview: Photographer Documented 1968 Soviet Invasion
It’s been 50 years, but powerful images of the Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia taken by photographer Josef Koudelka still resonate among Czechs and elsewhere in the world — they’ve even been admired in Russia.
Israel Closing Gaza Crossing After Violence Along Frontier
Israel’s defense minister says he’s closing the country’s main personnel crossing with Gaza in response to recent violence along the frontier.
Renewable Resort: Greek Island to Run on Wind, Solar Power
When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power.
Trains Bring Drinking Water to Flooded Southern Indian State
Indian authorities are bringing drinking water by train to the flooded southern state of Kerala, where over 300 people have died and 300,000 are displaced in the worst flooding in a century.
German Prosecutors Probe Yazidi Woman’s Claim About IS Man
German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee’s claim that she ran into her former Islamic State captor twice in Germany, but say they need more information to identify him.
Balk-Off: Mariners Beat Dodgers 5-4 on Floro’s Flinch
Anytime Nelson Cruz sees something awkward from a pitcher in his delivery, his default is to start screaming that it’s a balk, even if it’s not.
Pujols Has Season-High 4 RBIs, Angels Beat Rangers 11-7
Albert Pujols keeps climbing up the career hits list and hurting the Texas Rangers in their home park.
Q&A: The Hajj Pilgrimage and Its Significance in Islam
Over 2 million Muslims from around the world are beginning the five-day hajj pilgrimage on Sunday. They will circle Islam’s most sacred site, the cube-shaped Kaaba in the Saudi Arabian city of Mecca, and take part in a series of rituals intended to bring about greater humility and unity among Muslims.