Afghanistan Suspends Soccer Officials Amid Abuse Allegations
Afghan authorities have suspended the head of the soccer federation and five other senior officials amid allegations of sexual and physical abuse of female athletes.
Italian Police Question Witnesses in Deadly Disco Stampede
Italian police are questioning more witnesses to find who sprayed an irritant, triggering a deadly stampede in an overcrowded disco in a town near the Adriatic port of Ancona.
Armenians Cast Ballots in Early Parliamentary Election
Armenians are casting ballots in an early parliamentary election expected to further consolidate the power of the nation’s new prime minister.
Hunger, Lice, Filth: Moroccan Migrant Camp Shows Challenges
As Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery, lice and filth.
The Latest: France Detains 1,220 After Anti-Govt Protests
The Latest on the unrest in France (all times local):
At Scene of South Sudan Mass Rape,’ No One Could Hear Me’
Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were bound, dragged into the bush and raped by four men with guns.
Refugee Teens in Austrian Schools Straddle Different Worlds
Lilas Almalaki didn’t know a word of German when she enrolled in an Austrian middle school two months after fleeing her war-torn homeland in 2015, so she relied on the proficient English she learned as a top student in Syria to keep the bullies in place.
Paris Cleans Up After Latest Riot; Pressure Builds on Macron
Paris tourist sites reopened, workers cleaned up broken glass and shop owners tried to put the city on its feet again Sunday, a day after running battles between yellow-vested protesters and riot police left 71 injured and caused widespread damage to the French capital.
Holloway Stops Ortega by TKO at UFC 231
Featherweight champion Max Holloway stopped top contender Brian Ortega by TKO at UFC 231 on Saturday night
Indian Troops Kill 3 Rebels in 18-Hour-Long Kashmir Fighting
Indian troops killed three suspected rebels in the outskirts of disputed Kashmir’s main city ending nearly 18-hour-long gunbattle, officials said Sunday.