Official: Roadside Bombing Kills 3 Civilians in Afghanistan
An Afghan official says at least three civilians were killed when their vehicle hit a roadside bomb in western Herat province.
New Head of Merkel Party Seeks to Build Bridges With Rivals
Chancellor Angela Merkel’s successor at the helm of Germany’s main center-right party sought to consolidate her power on Saturday after a narrow victory, installing a young conservative in a key leadership post in an effort to build bridges with her rivals.
Activist Allowed to Enter Poland Ahead of Climate March
Campaign group Climate Action Network says one of its employees has been allowed to enter Poland after earlier being stopped by border guards citing unspecified security threats.
12 Killed as Bus Plunges Into Rocky Gorge in Indian Kashmir
At least 12 people were killed and 18 others injured on Saturday after a bus fell into a rocky gorge along a mountainous road in Indian-controlled Kashmir, officials said.
Africa’s Solid Waste Is Growing, Posing a Climate Threat
No one would envy a life of scavenging in Kenya’s biggest landfill, but Daniel Kiarie says he would never leave it.
Malaysian Muslims Stage Rally to Uphold Malay Privileges
Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip the ethnic Malay majority of its privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s alliance won a historic vote in May.
AP PHOTOS: A Selection of Pictures From the Past Week
Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Dwyane Wade Set to Reach 1,000 Career Games
Dwyane Wade never thought he would play 1,000 games.
United Goes for a Real Rarity: a Championship in Atlanta
When Atlanta United reached Saturday’s MLS Cup final, the 2-year-old soccer team moved to the cusp of a truly rare accomplishment.
New Zealand Police: 22-Year-Old British Tourist Was Murdered
New Zealand police said Saturday that they believe a 22-year-old British tourist who has been missing for a week was murdered, and they will lay charges against a man they detained earlier in the day for questioning.